In Australia, Ash Wednesday reminds us of devastating bushfires and the loss of life and property. But the original Ash Wednesday goes back centuries and began for a very different reason. Many people around the world have been celebrating Ash Wednesday. Click here to listen as Richard Mau talks about the Ash Wednesday that offers us hope, not destruction.
Feeling loved is one of the best feelings in the world and can make you feel like you’re walking on air. Valentine's Day with all its focus on love and romance can make you look at your own relationships...Are romance and love the same thing? Does it change when you have a long established relationship? Click here to listen as Richard and Celia chat about love and relationships.
Almost 50% of marriages end in divorce in Australia. How do you avoid becoming one of these statistics? How do we nurture our relationships so that they last? Keeping romance alive in a relationship can have its challenges. Click here to listen to Adrian Kitson share his own experiences on trying to keep a relationship alive and fulfilling.
“I used to love going fishing but I couldn't manage the boat anymore. Physically I
couldn't cope. I denied that for about eight years!
How do you cope with growing older? Are the signs of age wearing you down? Do you
wonder how you’ll cope with the challenges? Click here to listen to Noel Due as he shares
some good news about getting older.
We’re living in an aging society. There are more people over 65 than ever before with an ever growing demand for aged care support. How do families negotiate the transition into aged care? Click here to listen as Annette, who’s worked in aged care for over 30 years, shares encouraging insights for families facing the move into aged care.
“I was happy with my life, until someone told me about all the things I was missing
What makes you happy? Is it the job you have or the things you do in your spare time?
Perhaps it's the people you spend time with. Can you be truly happy regardless of how many
friends you have or how much money you earn? Click here to listen as Mark Doecke talks
about the pursuit of happiness.
Do you want to make any changes for this year? As we enter this new year, maybe there are one or two things you’d like to change. Most of us have things we hope for and dream about for the future, but making these changes happen is often easier said than done, especially when the change is out of your control. Click here to listen as Celia and Richard discuss the challenges of making changes and how God can help us.
The Christmas/New Year season is a great time to get away and relax. But even on holidays we sometimes still find ourselves tired and moody. Sometimes it just takes something to turn things around. Click here to listen as Trevor Keller shares the story of the welcome swallow – a surprise that stayed with him long after the holiday was over.
Many people thing of God as some mysterious force floating around in the galaxy, randomly interacting with us via coincidence or miracles. The important message for us at Christmas is that God actually entered our world, physically as baby Jesus. Click here to listen to Adrian Kitson as he explores the question of What if God really was one of us?
Do you struggle with giving gifts at Christmas time? Who do I buy for? How much do I spend? Has it all just got a bit out of control? Click here to listen as Richard, Celia and Noel talk about gift giving at Christmas. Where did the idea begin? Why do we still do it? And perhaps more importantly - have you been naughty or nice this year?