Chariots of Fire and the Eric Liddell story – podcast

Listen again to the story of the champion Scottish runner Eric Liddell. He aimed for the 1924 Paris olympics, but his heats were scheduled for a Sunday. As a devout Christian observing the Christian sabbath, Liddell pulled out of that event, his best event. Instead he ran in the 400 metres and, amazingly, won it. (Program Songs of Hope, 2012

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Podcast of physicist who turns theologian

Listen again to the story of  Sir John Polkinghorne. He started off as a humble post-masters son, turned into a brilliant scientist, and dedicated the later years of his life to caring for others as a priest. Broadcast on Songs of Hope program on 88.3 Southern FM on 8 July 2012 at 8:45am The Sir John Polkinghorne story: Our Christian

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The story of East Timor – podcast

Listen again to the story of Jose Ramos-Horta and his fight for independence and freedom for East Timor. Program “Songs of Hope”, segment, Christians who have made a difference. Broadcast 2012-06-24 at 8:45am. Text of the story of Jose Ramos-Horta: Our Christian who has made a difference today is a man who grew up in a poor family in East

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Christian cares for the poor during the Great Depression-Podcast

Our “Christian who has made a difference” this week was an Aussie who failed in three jobs. He also failed some academic exams due to nervousness. But he went on to help the poor in Melbourne during the Great Depression, and to found the successful social welfare agency the “Brotherhood of St Lawrence”. He is Gerard Tucker.Listen again to his

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