Founder of Bible Society (Elizabeth Macquarie)

Founder of Bible Society (Elizabeth Macquarie)

elizabethListen again to the story of Elizabeth Macquarie, wife of Governor Lachlan Macquarie in early Australian history. She founded the oldest organisation in Australia, the Bible Society. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 9Apr17.

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Christians in ancient Rome

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.

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He saved a billion lives-Norman Borlaug

He saved a billion lives-Norman Borlaug

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 26Mar17

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The greatest Australian – John Flynn

The greatest Australian – John Flynn

$20-backListen to the story of Reverend John Flynn, the greatest Australian. He appears on the Australian $20 note. Songs of Hope program Sunday 19Mar17. (3 mins)

A man of influence – Saint Patrick

A man of influence – Saint Patrick

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St Patrick

Next Friday, 17Mar17, is St Patricks Day. Listen again to the story of St Patrick, the father of Ireland. Story told by Rod Carr. Broadcast on Southern FM on Songs of Hope at 8:45 am on 12Mar17.

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World shapers on itunes http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/christians-who-have-made-difference/id551267357

Inventor of anaesthetics – James Young Simpson

Inventor of anaesthetics – James Young Simpson

Listen again to a Songs of Hope special. It was broadcast on 5Mar17 on Songs of Hope. Its the story of James Young Simpson, the Scot who invented anaesthetics in the 1800s. Program produced and directed by Rod Carr.

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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