We don’t have to look too hard to discover disasters happening all around the world. But what about closer to home? Maybe you’ve been in a car accident, had an injury at work, or experienced the sudden death of someone you love. It‘s very difficult to get through disasters like these, sometimes it seems impossible. Listen this week as John Henderson shares his insights about a tragedy that was close to him, and how there can still be hope.
Our lives have never been so uncertain. It’s been quite a shock for us. We can’t rely on travel plans or on seeing family when we want to. For some parts of the world that level of uncertainty isn’t new. Listen to Jonathan Krause from the charity, Australian Lutheran World Service. What can we learn from people who live with constant challenges, and often with no end in sight?
There are some life-changing moments that completely catch us off guard. We may regret the choices we make, but they don’t have to hold us to that moment. Listen as Albert faces the consequences of his choices as fire threatened his home and family.
When things are going wrong we often ask why me? How do you make sense when the tough times seem to just keep coming? Listen as Celia chats with some friends about how they cope when life gets tough.
The coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions forced upon us have brought plenty of challenges, surprises, and the opportunity to reflect on what's important in our lives. Listen as Richard and Celia talk about what our “new normal” might look like as we start to come out of the lock down.
The Coronavirus and social restrictions have brought fear and anxiety to many households. How can we face our fears and anxiety? Is there any way to stop it from paralyzing our lives? And can we find peace even in times like the Coronovirus? Listen to Messages of Hope this week to hear a conversation about fear with Noel, Celia and Richard.
To this day, I don’t know what triggered it, but the lady in front of me blew her stack – What gives you the right? What gives you the right to be at peace? I hate it! Are you looking for peace? Listen to Noel Due talk about peace – not the dream of world peace, but about inner peace.
We are living in a world today where people long for hope, yet many have no hope. Christians – followers of Jesus Christ – talk a lot about hope. But hope in what? Do you feel hopeful? Listen as Mark shares how God can give a hope that rises above the uncertainty and anxiety. Where to you find hope?
In any crisis, it’s easy to let fear set your focus on the worst outcomes. But there is a way to find peace.