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)

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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Inventor of braille – Louis Braille

Inventor of braille – Louis Braille

Listen again to the story of Louis Braille. He was the devout Christian who invented the braille reading system for the blind but was not honoured until after his death. Broadcast on Southern FM on 5Feb17

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Almost a saint-Mary Glowrey

Almost a saint-Mary Glowrey

Listen to the story of Mary Glowrey. Mary Glowrey was an Australian Catholic Christian who went to India after the first World War and spent her working life caring for the sick there. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on Southern FM 88.3 on 8Jan17

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Gregor Mendel: founded science of genetics

Gregor Mendel: founded science of genetics

Listen again to the story of Gregor Mendel, the scientist and devout Christian who deduced the three laws of genetics and founded the science of genetics. Songs of Hope Sunday 2016 06 26. (2 mins)

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Catherine Hamlin helped Ethiopians

Catherine Hamlin helped Ethiopians


Watch the video of the story of Catherine Hamlin, a Christian Australian doctor who went to Ethiopia and started mid-wifery schools and a hospital to help women before and after childbirth. Broadcast on 19Jun16 on Songs of Hope.