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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Henry Dunant & the Red Cross

Listen again to the story of the founder of the Red Cross and the man who initiated the Geneva conventions for waring nations. His name was Henry Dunant. Broadcast on Southern FM 88.3 on Songs of Hope on 24 April 2016 at 8:45am. Story duration 5 minutes. Narrated by Rod Carr.

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Andrew White working in Iraq

Andrew White working in Iraq

Canon-Andrew-White-11-225x300_thumb.jpgIn Christians who made a difference this week 19 July 2015, we looked at the story of Andrew White. Andrew is an Anglican priest who has worked tirelessly for peace between the warring parties in the Middle East

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Corrie Ten Boom sheltered refugees

Corrie Ten Boom sheltered refugees

corrietenboom.jpgListen again to the story of Corrie ten Boom. She and her family risked life and limb to shelter Jews from the Nazis in Holland during World War II. Broadcast on 3 Aug 2014 on “Songs of Hope” during the “Christians who made a difference segment”.

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Florence Nightingale – the lady with the lamp

Florence Nightingale – the lady with the lamp

florence-tending-sick.jpgFlorence Nightingale cared for wounded soldiers and in so doing created the nursing profession. Listen again to her story on Songs of Hope 7 Aug 2016.

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Florence Nightingale

Our Christian who made a difference is a lady who broke with English conventions on how an upper class woman should live. She dedicated her life to making a difference for people in hospital and wounded soldiers. She is known now as the “lady of the lamp”. She is the founder of the nursing profession. She was a practising Christian living by Christian values. She is Florence Nightingale. Continue reading

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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