Messages of hope

  • Recovering Through Community

    “It was like the longest hour and a half of my life!. Cos I didn’t know if I had a husband. Not knowing if he was alive.”

    3 years ago, Natalie and Gary were caught up in a severe bushfire. In less than an hour a fire that was 50 k’s away was suddenly overwhelming their property. Initially you’re in survival mode but what happens in the days and years after the fire has passed through? Click here to listen this week as Andy chats with Natalie and Gary as they share
    what has helped them recover.

  • Looking Forward, Looking Back

    2018 is over and many of us will have already been reminiscing about last year. Have you made any resolutions for a better year in 2019? Do they actually work, or can we make them happen? Click here to listen to Trevor Keller as he talks about how we can look forward with confidence, no matter what kind of a year we’ve had in 2018.

  • Time Matters

    “Time can be used or wasted, it can be invested or squandered, but either way, once used, it can never be regained.“

    Do you feel like you never have enough time? Or perhaps you wish you used some of your time differently? One sure thing about time is once it’s gone you can’t get it back. So how do we deal with that? Click here to listen as Mark Doecke talks about making the most of the time we have.

  • Story of the Carols

    Christmas time is so well known for it’s carols but why do we actually sing Christmas carols? Click here to listen as Celia and Richard talk about some of their favourite carols and share the meaning and memories they bring for them.

    What are your favourite carols?

  • How God sees Christmas

    “A lot gets said about the true meaning of Christmas. But I wonder how God sees Christmas?"

    Do you look forward to Christmas with anticipation? Or do you wonder if you’ll experience the peace and joy that Christmas promises? Click here to listen as James Winderlich tells the story of one troubled family, and a stranger in the rain. In a surprising way they all experienced the true meaning of Christmas. You can experience God’s Christmas too.

  • Ageing Transitions

    “It was my perfect house and I did not want to leave it. But then Norman became sick. He had Parkinson's.”

    Sometimes circumstances force dramatic changes in our lives and it can be difficult to adapt. How do we cope with the things we lose and is there anything to gain. Click here to listen to Celia as she talks with Norman and Hazel who had to leave their family home and move into a retirement village.

  • Understanding Conflict

    How do you deal with conflict? No matter who you are, there will be conflict in your life at some stage. Click here to listen to Richard this week as he talks with Bruce, a mediator in several countries around the world. There is hope to deal with conflict in a healthy way.

  • Surviving Cancer

    A cancer patient once said, “It’s like a terrorist attack. It can sneak up on you like a thief in the night.” So how do we come to terms with a diagnosis of cancer and where we can we find hope to face it? Click here to listen as Celia shares Karen’s story.

  • Coping With Cancer

    Michelle: “With the breast cancer it was what do we do now?”
    Phillip: “My first reaction was shock and then you start to say well ok how do we move on, how do we tackle this, what do we do?”
    Michelle: Y’know you just realise that you do have a God that looks after you”

    Cancer can come as a shock but you don’t have to face it alone. Over a period of 6 years Michelle faced a brain tumor, breast cancer and Hodgkins Disease! Click here to listen as Michelle and Phillip share their story.

  • Hope In The Desert

    “She only had a screwdriver. And the one she had was the wrong size and shape. But even then it wouldn’t have done any good!“

    Have you ever broken down in the middle of nowhere and all alone? It can be a frightening experience. Click here to listen as Noel Due shares the true story of a friend who broke down in the desert. Find out what went through her mind as the hours passed by, and how the experience changed her life.

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