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 story, broadcast on “Songs of Hope” at 8:45am on 15Oct17.
Listen again to the life story of Judi Dench, presented on Songs of Hope on Sunday 8Oct17. Written by E Carr
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Hear again about the life of Jackie Pullinger, a Christian who has made a difference in Hong Kong. She has been showing care for drug addicts and prostitutes all her adult life. Put to air on Southern FM “Songs of Hope”, 8:45am 27Aug17
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Usain Bolt has been a running legend for years, winning the triple triple at Olympics. He is also a keen Christian. Hear his story in 5 minutes. Broadcast on Songs of Hope yesterday
Hear about the extraordinary events surrounding the Dunkirk evacuation after a national day of prayer in Britain. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on Sunday 13Aug17. Press play to listen or download
Listen again to the story of Elizabeth Fry. She cared for women sentenced to transportation to Australia in the 1800s. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 6Aug17. Press play to listen or download.
Listen to the story of J R R Tolkien, author of “Lord of the Rings”. He was a Christian who made a difference. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 30Jul17. Written by E Carr and produced by R Carr. Press play to listen or download.