Jan Hus is a Czech hero. Our “Christian who made a difference” on Songs of Hope on 23Jul17 was Jan Hus. Story written by our own Chris Whiting and produced by Rod Carr. Press play to listen or download
Listen to the story of Irish rock star Bono Vox. This was broadcast on Songs of Hope on 16Jul17. Press play to listen or download. Story written by Vic Campbell of VC Media
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
Listen again to the story of Frank Crean. He was an Australian Labor politician who was also a devout Christian. Press play to watch the video or right click download to download the audio version.
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.
Isaac Newton was a scientific genius and devout Christian who revolutionised our view of the universe. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 28May17.
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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