Mike Baird – state premier

Mike Baird – state premier

Listen again to the story of Mike Baird, recent NSW premier. Story presented on Songs of Hope on 5Nov17 in “Christians who made a diference”. Story written by E Carr

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Heroine of a shipwreck (M Rogers)

Heroine of a shipwreck (M Rogers)

MaryAnnRogers-65pcIn 1899 the steamer SS Stella connecting Southampton to Guernsey sank, and over 100 lives were lost. Mary Rogers became a heroine. This is her story. Program Songs of Hope on Southern FM 88.3 on 1Oct17. Segment “Christians who made a difference”. Story duration 4 minutes.

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Christian social reformer (Earl of Shaftesbury)

Christian social reformer (Earl of Shaftesbury)

The Earl of Shaftesbury stopped exploitation of child labour in English factories. He was a key Christian social reformer in the 19th century. He has enriched our lives in the Christian west greatly. Broadcast on 9Jul17 on Songs of Hope on Southern FM. Press play to listen or download

Australian starts micro-loans (David Bussau)

Australian starts micro-loans (David Bussau)

Australian David Bussau pioneered micro-loans to poverty stricken families, firstly in Indonesia and then in other countries. He set up a bank to provide those micro-loans. He has lifted at least 20 million third world people out of poverty. His name is David Bussau. Broadcast on 4Jun17.

Barnett got rid of Melbourne slums

Listen again to the story of Oswald Barnett. He was the devout Christian who worked to help the poor in the slums of Melbourne in the early 1900s. He was instrumental in founding the Housing Commission and moving slum dwellers into good accommodation. Broadcast on Songs of  Hope on 21May17.

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