John Flynn – the greatest Australian

John Flynn – the greatest Australian

john flynnListen to the story of Reverend John Flynn, the greatest Australian. He appears on the Australian $20 note. Songs of Hope program Sunday 20May18. (3 mins) Press play to listen or download

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Mother Teresa helped thousands

Mother Teresa helped thousands

Mother-Teresa-from-Juan-Blanco-by-Denise-Krebs-on-flickr-200x200-75pc.jpgListen again to the story of Mother Teresa, the Albanian Catholic Christian who has helped thousands around the world in a lifetime of service. Her organisation now numbers thousands of staff.

This was broadcast on Songs of Hope in the “Christians who made a difference” segment on Sunday 13May18 at 8:40am on Southern FM 88.3

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Norman Borlaug – saved a billion lives

Norman Borlaug – saved a billion lives

Norman Borlaug has been credited with saving the lives of one billion people from death by starvation. Listen again to his story. He was a Christian agricultural scientist who made the “green revolution” possible. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 6May18

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Gallipoli World War 1 diary extract

Gallipoli World War 1 diary extract

Listen again to an extract from a diary of a soldier at Gallipoli during the first world war. Read by Rod Carr. Broadcast during Songs of Hope on Southern FM 88.3 on 22Apr18.

Click the play button for the audio. Play time is 4 minutes. Right click download to download

John Thornton – used his wealth for good

John Thornton – used his wealth for good

Our “Chrstian who made a difference” for 15Apr18 was John Thornton. He lived in the 18th century in England, was very wealthy, and used his wealth for social good and for supporting Christian ministries. Play time is 5 minutes. Story written by E Carr.