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Ep 131: Why do we explore space?

7/20/2019
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It's been 50 years since the moon landing and we reflect on what was achieved in that momentous event. We also wonder where to next as we meet a woman on a one way trip to Mars! An entertaining conversation to inspire and expand your horizons.

Duration:00:29:27

Is it logical to believe in God?

7/13/2019
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Atheist Ricky Gervais says that the 'very definition' of God is a logical impossibility in this universe. Is he right?

Duration:00:29:20

How does an encounter with Jesus answer life's big questions?

7/6/2019
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with Masterchef Kate Bracks

Duration:00:27:41

Is religion for fools?

6/29/2019
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Mark Twain allegedly claimed that 'Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool." Is religion for fools?

Duration:00:28:51

Dystopia: what are you afraid of?

6/22/2019
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Chernobyl, Handmaid's Tale, 1984 - there is a resurgence of dystopian fiction in our culture. Why is fear so powerful? We explore and engage the big questions dystopia raises for us.

Duration:00:29:12

Ep 130: Is the death of Christianity in Australia a good thing?

6/15/2019
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Australia has a Christian past, yet today 'no religion' is the single largest religious group in our country. Christian influence on our culture is waning. Should this passing be mourned or celebrated? Al's views will surprise you.

Duration:00:27:41

Is there hope in the slums of the world?

6/8/2019
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Diana Judge was a senior global executive who had a dramatic encounter in India which inspired her to give up her successful career in order to work with the world's poor. Why would she do that? An inspiring conversation.

Duration:00:27:42

Ep 129: Can we win the war on waste?

6/1/2019
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The popular ABC documentary War on Waste highlighted big waste challenges in our culture. But why do we even need a war? What is driving our waste problems? With World Environment Day approaching, this is a thoughtful conversation that deals with a load of rubbish.

Duration:00:27:41

Ep 128: Would Jesus be a Christian today?

5/25/2019
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Why are followers of religions so unlike their founders? Christians today are often perceived as narrow-minded, judgemental, hypocrites, yet Jesus is perceived very differently. Why is this so? Is this what Jesus had in mind when he set up his church? An entertaining conversation exploring why Christians seem so different to Jesus.

Duration:00:28:20

Surely a loving God would never allow this much pain?

5/18/2019
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The question of suffering and injustice is one of the biggest people face today. It's difficult to reconcile how a loving God could allow suffering in the world. This conversation confronts with sensitivity the painful and difficult area of suffering and offers surprising hope.

Duration:00:27:41

Ep 127: How do you deal with the loss of a child?

5/11/2019
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Mother's Day is a day where mothers are celebrated and honoured, yet for some it's a day of sadness and grief. In this very moving and raw conversation a couple share the pain of losing a child and its impact on their life and faith.

Duration:00:27:41

Ep 126: Should religion have a say on election day?

5/4/2019
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With an an election looming there is often disappointment and cynicism towards our political leaders and the place of religion in political life is controversial and contested. Can we have better conversations about government and the role of religion in politics? A thoughtful conversation which changes the way we talk about divisive topics.

Duration:00:28:38

Is the story of Jesus a conspiracy theory?

4/27/2019
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When is skepticism unreasonable? Even with video evidence some still won't believe. Rob Buckingham was an a skeptic and atheist until he had an encounter that transformed his life. A conversation confronting skpeticism, conspiracy theories and finding true fulfillment in life.

Duration:00:28:41

How does the resurrection give hope?

4/20/2019
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The resurrection of Jesus is the central event of Easter, but did it really happen and what difference can it make today? A powerful story of how the resurrection of Jesus transformed Shane and gives hope and meaning to life now.

Duration:00:28:50

Why does Jesus have to die? | Victor Soo & Tracy Lauersen

4/13/2019
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Why would a great and innocent man willingly die? As Easter approaches we ask a number of guests some big questions about the central event of that first Easter week - the death of Jesus. A fresh exploration of the week that changed the world.

Duration:00:28:55

Why is it worth engaging with the Easter story? | Peter Adam & James Hornby

4/6/2019
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Easter is the week that changed the world. As Easter approaches we ask a number of guests some big questions about the events and circumstances of that first Easter week. A conversation with poetry, parables and a fresh exploration of the week that changed the world.

Duration:00:28:55

How do we overcome the crises in our lives? | Anne Winckel & Julie

3/30/2019
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There are challenging and difficult times in life - how should we deal with them? Hear Julie's incredibly inspiring story of adversity and how the challenges in our lives can in fact be soul enriching. A moving and powerful conversation.

Duration:00:28:49

Ep 125: Where can I find happiness? | Andrew Cameron

3/23/2019
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The search for happiness can be elusive. Where can it be found? Dr. Andrew Cameron explores how and why we search for happiness and gives some surprising insights on where it can and can't be found.

Duration:00:27:41

Ep 124: Would we be better off without Christianity? | Simon Smart

3/16/2019
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There are many things we may be better off without: slow Internet and pineapple on pizza, but what about the Christian faith? In an honest conversation Simon Smart confronts the failings of the church and offers another possibly better story.

Duration:00:27:41

Aliens and UFO's: Is the truth still out there? | Michael & Christina Smith

3/9/2019
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Are we alone in the universe? Why are we fascinated with UFO's? We tackle the big questions about extra-terrestrial life and the likelihood of aliens visiting our planet in a conversation out of this world.

Duration:00:28:23