Michael Faraday made electric motors & generators possible

faradayListen again to the story of Michael Faraday, the scientist and devout Christian who discovered the principles needed to build electric motors and generators. He also built the first such devices. Broadcast on Sunday 24 Feb 2013 on “Songs of Hope”.

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Monique Lisbon – Easter Special

482575_617046434977981_2063890645_nOn Channel 7 on Good Friday the Christian Television Association will screen a new documentary called “Forgiven People”. It is produced by Vic Campbell and features Vic interviewing three people who find help from God.

One of the interviewees is Monique Lisbon. Monique  in our spotlight podcast below sings “Evermore”, a song based on Psalm 46.

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Fanny Crosby – hymn composer

crosby_fj_1872Listen again to the story of Fanny Crosby, the blind hymn writer who wrote the hymn Blessed Assurance. Prepared and presented by Noel Greig. Broadcast on Southern FM “Songs of Hope” on 88.3 FM on Sunday 4Dec16.

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Horatio Spafford & the hymn “It is well with my soul”

Horatio_Spafford1-150x150Hymns are poetry set to music.  It is said that poets “suffer for their  art” but few know the level of tragedy that was experienced by Horatio Spafford the hymnist who gave us “It is well with my soul”.  The events that gave rise to the hymn and Spafford’s response to them exemplifies the comfort and assurance that comes via faith in Christ.  Hear the story (and the hymn) for yourself. Story narrated by Noel Greig.