Listen to programs for encouragement and inspiration to deal with mental health
Have you ever broken down in the middle of nowhere and all alone? It can be a frightening experience. Listen as Noel Due shares the true story of a friend who broke down in the desert. Find out what went through her mind as the hours passed by, and how the experience changed her life.Find Out More
Many farmers around Australia are experiencing a tough time because of drought. Even with all the best risk management and forward planning, we still can’t control the weather. You may not be a farmer but we all have things we can’t control. Losing a job, poor health, a death in the family. Listen as Richard chats with Tim, a farmer from the Mallee of South Australia. In times of drought where does he find hope?Find Out More
Who am I? It’s either one of the greatest questions of all time, or the start of a quiz! Have you ever asked yourself who you are and what you are doing here? It can be a troubling question that is difficult to answer. Listen as Richard shares some of the answers he’s found, which have given him peace with who he is.Find Out More
Feeling stressed? Life seems to be going 100 miles an hour, people all around us seem to be suffering from burnout and stress. This isn’t something new. But what is it that causes us to feel like it’s all just getting too much? Listen in this week as Celia chats with Ali Hoopmann about what gets us stressed.Find Out More
Have you ever had one of those days where nothing seemed to go right? Where you wish you could just start the day over again and make different choices? Listen in this week to Richard Fox as he tells his story of trying to go it alone and fix a leaky tap, with disastrous consequences and a disappointed family – and his reflections on better ways to deal with the stress.Find Out More
“A doctor’s job is to cure sometimes, to relieve often and to comfort always.” Do you like visiting the doctor? For some people the only way you’ll get them to go to the doctor is in the back of an ambulance! Listen to Richard as he talks about the impact doctors have on our lives and how Jesus is like the best doctor we could ever have.Find Out More
Depression affects men and women from all ages, races and economic groups. Depression is something we talk about a lot more these days, but it’s still something hard to understand… Listen to Celia talk with Rosemary who has lived with depression throughout her life. Rosemary talks about the difference between sadness and depression and a variety of ways to successfully manage its negative effects.Find Out More
Do you ever feel ashamed We’ve all been embarrassed or ashamed at some point in our lives. Sometimes it affects us so deeply that it sticks with us and can pop up when we least expect it? Listen as Richard, Celia and Noel have a conversation about shame. Why do we feel ashamed, and what can we do about it?Find Out More
Happiness What makes you happy? Is it the job you have or the things you do in your spare time? Perhaps it’s the people you spend time with. Can you be truly happy regardless of how many friends you have or how much money you earn? This week Mark Doecke will be talking about the […]Find Out More
A Treasure Revealed The German church reformer Martin Luther figures large over the course of Christianity’s last 500 years. It was this man, born in 1483, whom God would use mightily to declare unequivocally to the world that is by grace – and grace alone – we are saved. In Luther we find the unflinching […]Find Out More
Read a free booklet for insights and encouragement about mental health
Dealing With Depression
Depression affects people from all ages, races, economic groups and both genders. It can result from a specific event or a chemical imbalance in the nervous system. The causes are numerous, but depression must be dealt with effectively before it can be controlled. This booklet explores some of the many causes of depression and suggests some appropriate courses of action to minimize its effects.
Stressed But Connected
Unresolved issues. Financial trouble. Neglected health. Everyone feels stressed-out. Right? Wrong! Everybody has stress, but not everyone is stressed-out. If you've accepted stress as a way of life, this booklet is for you. From setting healthy personal boundaries to eliminating procrastination, these sensible strategies will help you manage stress before stress manages you. Best of all, you'll discover that you don't need to handle the pressure alone - as you embrace God's "best" for your life!
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