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FLAG OF THANKS: Flag signed by 33 trapped Chilean miners is dedicated to Asaf, a Seventh-day Adventist musical group. Adventist pastor Carlos Parra Díaz arranged for miniature Bibles to be sent to the miners, who appreciated his help.The Time of Hope evangelistic series originated in Santiago, but was relayed via satellite to 17,000 additional locations, Costa said in an interview. Estimates are that some 2 million people saw the programs, via live satellite or cable broadcast and DVD recordings.
EVANGELIST IN CHILE: Robert Costa, now an associate ministerial secretary for the General Conference, with his wife, Nancy. Costa preached an October 2010 satellite evangelism series in Santiago, Chile, where two of the liberated miners spoke.Pastor Carlos Parra Diaz, of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the region of Atacama, told Terra that the T-shirt’s message is precious and that the miners kept their use a secret.