Season 19, Episode 5 The Tailenders
First Aired: July 25, 2006
“The Tailenders” details the work of Global Recordings Network, a Christian missionary group that has provided Bible recordings to the world's remote regions since 1939; and has stories in more than 5500 languages and dialects. The documentary also looks at the technology used to spread the Bible's teachings to people in undeveloped areas; why the missionaries spread the gospel; and how the message is received by the native peoples.
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- Premiered: July 5, 1988
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