Songs of Hope Christian News Bulletin reported in October last year that John B. Goodenough, the father of the lithium-ion battery, the rechargeable power source inside your mobile phone or laptop, is a Christian. This Professor from the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas in Austin has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work at Oxford University which made possible the development of lithium-ion batteries. Goodenough joins a long list of Nobel laureates who are Christian; some lists suggest 65 per cent of prize winners are followers of Christ.
Yesterday on Songs of Hope we broadcast the story of Doctor Catherine Hamlin. She died last week aged 96, still living in Ethiopia where she did so much good. Songs of Hope 23Mar20
This Tuesday, 17Mar20, is St Patrick’s Day. So yesterday Songs of Hope broadcast this story about the life of Saint Patrick. Play time is 5 minutes
Listen again to the story of Henry Holden, the man who founded car manufacturing in Australia. He was innovative, competent, a leader, and a devout Christian. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 23Feb20.