Life stories list

A to M Christians who made a difference

  1. Albert Schweitzer
  2. Alfred the Great
  3. Amy Grant – Christian music legend
  4. Ancient Rome Christians
  5. Andrae Crouch
  6. Andrew White – church in Iraq
  7. Andy Sorenson – Aussie Christian music legend
  8. Arthur Stace – Mr Eternity
  9. Ash Barker helps Thai poor
  10. Ayrton Senna – man of faith
  11. Barry McGuire
  12. Betty Cuthbert – star sprinter
  13. Bill Ferguson fought for aboriginal rights
  14. Billy Graham
  15. Blaise Pascal was the equivalent of Shakespeare – podcast
  16. Bono Vox – rock star
  17. Brian McConaghy and Ratanak
  18. Bruce Downes – the Catholic Guy
  19. C S Lewis – life story
  20. Caroline Chisholm – the emigrants friend
  21. Catherine Hamlin – Australian helps Ethiopians
  22. Charles Dickens – greatest writer
  23. Charles Grant revolutionised Indian Education
  24. Charles Sturt a devout Christian
  25. Chris Riley helps thousands of youth
  26. Constance Coltman – first female minister in UK
  27. Corrie Ten Boom – hid fugitives
  28. Darlene Zschech – Hillsong
  29. David Bussau helps millions
  30. David Larkin – school chaplain wins award
  31. David Unaipon story
  32. Desmond Tutu – activist
  33. Dietrich Bonhoeffer – life story
  34. Doug Nicholls Story
  35. Dunkirk miracle
  36. Earl of Shaftesbury – social reformer
  37. Elizabeth Fry
  38. Elizabeth Macquarie – met spiritual needs of colony
  39. Eric Liddell – Olympian with principles
  40. Eugene Veith – successful business man
  41. Eva Burrows headed the Salvation Army
  42. Fanny Crosby – hymn composer
  43. Father Damien helped Hawaii lepers
  44. Federation Day 1 January
  45. First Christmas in Australia
  46. Flag – The Voice of the Australian flag
  47. Florence Nightingale – the lady with the lamp
  48. Francis Collins cracked human DNA
  49. Frank Crean – labor politician
  50. Gallipoli World War 1 diary extract
  51. Gary Ablett Jr – Australian footballers are Christians
  52. Geoff Bullock – Christian music legend
  53. Gerard Tucker – founder of Brotherhood of St Laurence
  54. Giuseppe Moscati – science & prayer
  55. Gladys Aylward served China
  56. Gordon Moyes helped thousands
  57. Graeme Clark invented the bionic ear
  58. Gregor Mendel: founded genetics
  59. Griffith Jones – reading and writing for Wales
  60. Hana Ananda – Indonesia’s saint
  61. Hannah More – stopped slave trade
  62. Helen Roseveare – doctor to Congo
  63. Henry Davies – impact on Korea
  64. Henry Dunant – founder of Red Cross
  65. Henry Holden – Australia’s car manufacturing
  66. Horatio Spafford & the hymn “It is well with my soul”
  67. Hudson Taylor – took Christianity to China
  68. Hugh Evans: Young Aussie combats poverty
  69. Ida Scudder – extra-ordinary doctor
  70. Isaac Newton – scientific genius
  71. J K Rowling – The richest woman in UK
  72. J R R Tolkien
  73. Jackie Pullinger
  74. James Clerk Maxwell – genius
  75. James Fanstone – Doctor helped Brazil
  76. James Simpson – invented anaesthetics
  77. Jan Hus – Czech hero
  78. Joan of Arc story
  79. Johannes Kepler & the planets
  80. John Comenius – father of modern education
  81. John Dickson – Christian music legend
  82. John Flynn – the greatest Australian
  83. John Flynn – the greatest Australian
  84. John Lang initiated independence from Britain
  85. John Polkinghorne – scientist becomes priest
  86. John Thornton – used his wealth for good
  87. John Witherspoon – Scot a USA founding father
  88. Joni Eareckson Tada story
  89. Josephine Butler – first feminist
  90. Josephine Butler – initiated feminism
  91. Judi Dench – actress
  92. Keith Green – Christian music legend
  93. Kingston Christians and Matt’s Place
  94. Kiran Martin helps Delhi slum dwellers
  95. Linda Shum helps disabled China kids
  96. Louis Braille – inventor of braille
  97. Lynn Arnold – premier to priest
  98. Margaret Court – tennis great
  99. Martin Luther King
  100. Mary Glowrey – almost a saint

M to Z Christians who made a difference

  1. Mary MacKillop-Education for poor in Australia
  2. Mary Reibey
  3. Mary Rogers – heroine of a shipwreck
  4. Michael Cassidy – peace in S Africa
  5. Michael Faraday made electric motors & generators possible
  6. Michelle Tumes – Christian music legend
  7. Mike Baird – NSW premier
  8. Monique Lisbon – Easter Special
  9. Monique Lisbon – Forgiven People on Channel 7
  10. Mother Teresa helped thousands
  11. Nathan Tasker – Christian music legend
  12. Nicholaus Copernicus – science genius
  13. Norman Borlaug- saved a billion lives
  14. Norman Macleod – Scot
  15. Ossie Cruse – aboriginal activist
  16. Oswald Barnett got rid of Melb slums
  17. Paul Brand – conquered leprosy
  18. Paul Negrut survived persecution
  19. Phil Keaggy – Christian music legend
  20. Phillip Bliss & the hymn "Wonderful words of life"
  21. Pope who helped workers Leo XIII
  22. Queen vowed to uphold Gods laws
  23. Rain – Australia prayed for rain
  24. Ramos-Horta – East Timor activist
  25. Randy Stonehill – Christian music legend
  26. Rebecca St James – Christian music legend
  27. Rembrandt
  28. Reuben Morgan – Christian music legend
  29. Rich Mullins – Christian music legend
  30. Richard Johnson – First chaplain
  31. Richard Johnson – first fleeters thanked God
  32. Rob Galea – singer, priest
  33. Robert Boyle founded modern chemistry
  34. Roger Bacon invented science
  35. Ronald Ross – conquered malaria
  36. Rosanna Palmer – Christian rocker
  37. Royston Siddons – founder of Sidchrome
  38. Saint Patrick – father of Ireland
  39. Samuel Leigh – first Methodist church in Australia
  40. Samuel Marsden – Australian founder
  41. Santa Claus – who was he?
  42. Second Chapter of Acts
  43. St Benedict increased devotion to God
  44. St Mary’s Caulfield – had a world impact
  45. St Valentine – who was he?
  46. St Valentines Day
  47. Steve Curtis Chapman – Christian music legend
  48. Steve Grace – Christian music legend
  49. T S Eliot Life Story
  50. The Billings Method – contraception
  51. Top life story for 2012
  52. Top story for 2014-Ancient Rome
  53. Usain Bolt -running legend
  54. Wes Hall – cricketer
  55. William Arnott and Arnotts biscuits
  56. William Spence – Labour Party founder
  57. William Stawell – founder of Victoria
  58. William Wilberforce – stopped slave trade
  59. Young Australian helps in clinic in Ethiopia
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