Barnett got rid of Melbourne slums

Barnett got rid of Melbourne slums

barnett-osListen 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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Started feminist movement (J Butler)

Started feminist movement (J Butler)

josephine-butler-08.jpg Josephine Butler

Listen again to the story of Josephine Butler, the beautiful British lady who fought for poor women’s rights in Britain in the 19th century. She launched the feminist movement. Talk time is 5 minutes. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on Southern fm 88.3 on Sunday 7May17

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He made money (E Veith)

He made money (E Veith)

eugene veithEugene Veith started with nothing, was successful in business, and helped many with his wealth. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 23Apr17. Story brought to us by Brett Peatman.

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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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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)

He survived persecution – Paul Negrut

He survived persecution – Paul Negrut

Paul Negrut was a Christian pastor who survived intense communist persecution against Christians in Romania. Listen again to his life story. He became a key educator in Romania after the fall of communism in Romania. He was a Christian who made a difference. His story was told on Songs of Hope on 4Sep16.

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