Federation Day 1 January

Federation Day 1 January

The first of January, is Australia’s Federation Day. On this day in 1901 Australia was born as a nation. Here is Songs of Hope story about that day in 1901. Broadcast on Southern FM 88.3 on 31Dec17.

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The first Christmas in Australia

The first Christmas in Australia

Listen again to the story of the first fleet and its first Christmas in Australia. Broadcast Sunday 10Dec17 on Songs of Hope, Southern FM 88.3

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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.

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

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Christians in ancient Rome

In todays (2Mar17) “Christians who made a difference” Rod Carr talked about Christians in ancient Rome, and the difference they made. The podcast of this story is below.

Click the video play button or right click download to download. Play time is 4 minutes

Australia prayed for rain

Australia prayed for rain

Listen again to the story of droughts in Australia in the 1830s and 1890s. In the 1830s Governor Gipps called for Christian prayer and the drought lifted. Story recounted by Graham McLennan. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 19Feb17

The origin of Valentines Day

stvalentine 220x220Listen again to Songs of Hope story about St Valentine. It was broadcast on 12Feb2017, and is spoken by Rev Rowan Fairbairn of Oaktree Anglican church in Caulfield

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East Timor activist – Ramos Horta

East Timor activist – Ramos Horta

Jose Ramos Horta b 960x300Listen again to the life story of Jose Ramos-Horta of East Timor. He worked for independence for East Timor. He was a Christian who made a difference. Broadcast on 28Aug16 on Southern FM 88.3

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