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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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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Ossie Cruse – aboriginal activist

Ossie Cruse – aboriginal activist

Ossie Cruse was a Christian aboriginal who was important in seeking social justice and reconciliation for Australian aborigines. He did this without resorting to violence. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 29Apr18. Songs of Hope website https://songsofhope883.com/

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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.

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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.

Samuel Marsden – Australia founder

Samuel Marsden – Australia founder

Listen to the story of the life of Samuel Marsden, an early free settler and a guiding light for Australian foundation. This was broadcast on Southern FM 88.3 on 18Mar18. Watch video or listen to audio.

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St Patrick – father of Ireland

St Patrick – father of Ireland

Today is St Patricks day, 17 March 2018. Listen again to his story. He is the father of Ireland. Broadcast on Southern FM on Songs of Hope on 11Mar18

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