The idea for “Purzelradio” was born during the Corona crisis, when especially children suffered from lockdown measures. Jesus loves children and he wants to be with them, especially in difficult times. It’s our desire for children to get to know Jesus. That’s why we want to launch “Purzelradio”, an online radio station that can be received via Internet-enabled radio devices, computers and smartphone app. At the push of a button children can listen to encouraging songs, stories and reports to hear the good news of Jesus in a child-friendly way. “Purzelradio” is named after Purzel, a funny fictional hamster that keeps appearing on the radio.
Purzelradio will be the first Christian children’s radio in the German-speaking countries.
Who we are
“Purzelradio” is a project of the Christian association “Team Courage” in the Wiener Neustadt area in Lower Austria. We are Christians from different churches who desire to help people in difficult situations and share the gospel with them. Our focus is primarily on children and their families, for whom we are creating a meeting place at our hALLEluja family center. We also run a Christian media and bookstore at our location. Our house was once a hotel and highway rest stop, which we are now renovating to use as a service to others. We currently offer afternoon care for children. We also sell food from local farms. This supports the local farmers and uses the proceeds to support people who are in need. People who buy from us, not only get good quality, they also protect the environment through short delivery routes and thus support people who are in need. We also rent our facility for seminars and events.
What we believe
As Christians from different churches and congregations, we profess our faith in the God of the Bible, His plan of salvation through God’s Son Jesus Christ, and the work of the Holy Spirit. We see ourselves as part of the whole body of Christ, and we attach value to the networking of Christians from different churches and organisations. Therefore, we maintain contacts, for example, with the Evangelical Alliance or the free churches in Austria.
Björn has completed 3 years of Bible school training and has several years of experience in Christian media work as a trained radio announcer.
Anna is currently studying music therapy and she works part-time at the Halleluja Family Centre as an assistant for the new radio project.
Halleluja Familien Zentrum
Neunkirchner Allee 141
A-2700 Weikersdorf im Steinfelde
If you’re spending some time in Austria come and visit us. We’d love to welcome you in our house.