Our “Christian who made a difference yesterday (18Feb18) was J K Rowling, the Christian woman who wrote the Harry Potter stories. She started with nothing and became the richest woman in Britain. Watch the video, or listen to the audio:
“Words for Life” yesterday (18Feb18) was by Reverend David Sterrey of Beaumaris Baptist here in the southern suburbs of Melbourne. His talk title is “Hearing the voice of God”. Talk time is 19 minutes. Press play to listen or download.
Listen again to the Songs of Hope prayer podcast from 11Feb18. It is Psalm 107 verses 1 to 9,43 The Lord is good to his peope and to everyone who is thirsty God gives something to drink. Press play to listen or right click download to download
Words for Life for 11Feb18 was by Rev Brett Peatman of Aspendale Presbyterian Church here in the southern suburbs of Melbourne. His talk title is “Look to the horizon”. Talk time is 19 minutes. Press play to listen or download.
In the 1800s a Scottish clergyman immigrant initiated the move for independence of Australian colonies from Britain. He proposed the federation for the Australian colonies into one nation. He also gained the vote for the common Australian man. His name is John Dunmore Lang. Broadcast on Sunday 28Jan18 on Songs of Hope on Southern FM … Continue reading "Reverend initiated independence from Britain: John Lang"
Listen again to Songs of Hope prayer psalm for 28Jan18. Its Psalm 97, “The Lord brings justice”, read by Hugh Elphinstone Click the play button for the audio. Play time is 1 minutes. Right click download to download For more prayers click here Songs of Hope on tunein radio
SYRIAN CHURCHES SEEK SUPPORT The Christian Post carries a report that says ‘Christian churches in Syria are crying out for help and assistance amid deadly attacks by Turkish forces on Kurdish areas of the civil war ravaged nation. Churches in Afrin are calling on the international community not to ignore their plight as they face … Continue reading "28Jan18 Christian News Bulletin"
Listen again to Songs of Hope hymns set for 21Jan18, presented by Chris Whiting. Hymns include: Behold the throne of grace Amazing grace O for a closer walk with God All hymns are from The Hymn Makers album. Press play to listen or download.
Listen again to Psalm 116 v 1-4,11-19. This passage contains the text of the first sermon and prayer in Australia. This was done by chaplain Richard Johnson on 3 Feb 1788. Broadcast on 21Jan18 Click the play button for the audio. Play time is 2 minutes. Right click download to download For more prayers click here Songs of … Continue reading "Prayer: First prayer in Australia – Psalm 116"
Listen again to the story of Australia’s first fleet and its journey and Richard Johnson, the fleet chaplain. This is to celebrate Australia Day, which is this Friday, 26 Jan. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on Sunday 21Jan18 on Southern FM 88.3 Press play to listen or download.
WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRIES Eternity Magazine reports that Afghanistan is rivalling North Korea as the most dangerous country for Christians in 2018, according to the recently released World Watch List. The ten most dangerous places to be a Christian in 2018 are: North Korea, Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, Pakistan, Eritrea, Libya, Iraq, Yemen and Iran. ST. … Continue reading "21Jan18 Christian News Bulletin"
Listen again to the story of St Benedict, the Christian who encouraged meditation and monasticism and gave it structure and form. He increased devotion to God and gave Europe spiritual power. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 17 May 2015 Click the play button for the audio. Play time is 4 minutes. Right click download … Continue reading "St Benedict increased devotion to God"