Your Daily Companion – About Us

Your Daily Companion – About Us

Radio Cape Pulpit 729AM is Your Daily Companion. We bring you inspiration, the Word of God, the hope, and the faith you need, to make it through each day. We broadcast the life-giving message of Christ to the Western Cape, and beyond. The Station restores family values, equip the leaders of tomorrow and build a moral nation. 729AM is the sister station of Radio Pulpit (and member of the Pulpit Media Group), established in 2012.

According to independent research performed by Freshly Ground Insights (FGI) in 2018. The radio station has a listenership of 60 000+.  

  • Listeners:                                            60 000+
  • Facebook fans:                                 41 000+
  • Facebook reach:                               Approx. 300 000 a month
  • Daily devotional readership:          250 000

Your Daily Companion can be heard on 729AM, the station’s app and on the web site. The station has an LSM of 6-10 and broadcasts in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa. We publish daily devotionals (The Word for Today, Die Woord vir Vandag and word4U2day). It is in partnership with the Pulpit Media Group. These publications are distributed in print and electronic format, reaching 250 000 readers a day.

The radio station has numerous Listeners Engagement Projects (LEP’s), and events where not only Radio Cape Pulpit, but also its sponsors receive high visibility. 

Stay tuned to the message of Christ with Your Daily Companion. You can listen to the gospel of Jesus Christ in your car on your radio. Or in your home, every day of the week.  You can also tune in through our mobile apps, or via a laptop, PC, or tablet.

CORE VALUES

Integrity: Performing all tasks in a spirit of honesty, mutual respect, trust and authenticity. Without hidden agendas.
Excellence: A dedication to the excellence of all our products and services.
Teamwork: Team objectives are more important than pursuing own interests.
Accountability: The acknowledgment and willingness to take of responsibility for one’s own actions, behaviour and decisions.
Commitment: An affirmation, loyalty and devotion to the Organisation’s mission and vision.

STATEMENT OF FAITH

Radio Cape Pulpit subscribes to the following Statement of Faith and binds itself to it in all broadcasts:

We believe:

  • in the Triune God. One Being but three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit;
  • that God the Father is the Creator and Sustainer of the universe;
  • that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. That He was born of the virgin Mary. Suffered and died, was physically raised from the dead. Ascended into Heaven, and now sits at the right hand of God from where He will come again.
  • that the Person of the Holy Spirit, by His indwelling in our hearts, is our Sanctifier, Comforter and Advocate.
  • that the Bible is the inspired Word of God.
  • that man, by nature, is a sinner and without rebirth and conversion will not see God.
  • that the rebirth is a work of God, by His Word and Spirit, by which He gathers a community on earth to honour and serve Him. The means by which we appropriate what God has done for us, is faith in Jesus Christ as Saviour and Redeemer. Faith itself is a gift of God.
  • that God has called His children to proclaim the gospel to the whole world.
  • that God grants eternal life to those who have faith in Jesus Christ (Acts 4:12).

Pulpit Media Group

Radio Cape Pulpit, is an independent, trans-cultural and trans-denominational Christian radio station. A member of The Pulpit Media Group (PMG). Our vision is to restore the presence of God in every home in SA and beyond. 

It is our divine assignment is to proclaim the Gospel through the production and broadcasting of radio programmes. It is supported by other social and electronic media, publications and initiatives. Our focus is to be “Your Daily Companion” to believers in their journey of faith. We also aim to win unbelievers for Christ.

PMG’s members in this endeavour are:

  • Radio Pulpit 657AM;
  • Radio Cape Pulpit 729AM;
  • United Christian Broadcasters Africa (UCB Africa); 
  • CNW Media; and
  • I AM web radio and youth movement

BROADCASTING POLICY

Aim

To proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to the glory of God. To build up believers in their faith and to lead people to faith in Christ.

Basis

The Bible is the only basis. Views based on revelations, dreams, manifestations and visions should be in line with Scripture.

Approach

The full counsel of God must be proclaimed. The emphasis must be placed on the victory of Jesus Christ through His death on the cross, His resurrection, His ascension and His second coming.

Unbiblical Viewpoints

Should an unbiblical viewpoint be posed, the general spirit and trend of the programme should so reflect the Word that the Biblical viewpoint finds acceptance among the listeners.

Denominations

We do not grant opportunities to churches per se. It invites individuals with presentation abilities, from various churches, to present or take part in programmes. No proselytising is allowed. All presenters must endorse Radio Cape Pulpit’s Statement of Faith. Radio Cape Pulpit will not take part in, nor enhance church specific rituals and dogma.

Listeners

The programme content must reflect the broad spectrum of the listenership.

Funds

Only funds for Radio Cape Pulpit and the rest of the Pulpit Media Group may be requested during broadcasts.

Other Faiths

We recognise that South Africa is a multi-religious country where freedom of worship is guaranteed as a constitutional right. While the right of other religious groups to propagate their convictions is respected, the timeless, unchangeable truth of the gospel, as declared in Scripture, must be proclaimed with conviction. Destructive criticism of other religions is not allowed.

Controversial Matters, Persons and Organisations

The station is committed to be relevant, and may cover these issues in designated programmes. We rely on the guidance of the Executive Director (ED) of PMG or his/her delegate. Theological and religious issues of lesser controversy over which Christians may differ, must be handled with sensitivity. The ED or his/her delegate may refer these matters to the TAC for advice. The propagating of party – political viewpoints is inadmissible.

Music

The music we play may consist of different styles and presentations. Two absolute requirements are insisted upon for vocal music: The content must be consistent with Scripture (free interpretation). The words must be clearly audible.

Rights reserved

Radio Cape Pulpit reserves the right to use its own discretion in the choice and editing of all programmes, according to its Broadcasting Policy and Statement of Faith. The Chief Operational Officer’s decision is final.

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