Have you ever felt stuck in the dark, with no way out? Life may be dark because you’ve lost your job, or someone you love. Listen as Noel Due shares how God does offer us a torch, and how to discover a way through the dark times.
Where do you go when your dreams are shattered? How do you grieve? How do you risk dreaming again?
Listen to Deborah’s story and how she found hope to dream again.
It’s often said that politics and religion don’t mix. Another version of that equation is that science and faith don’t mix. Listen to Dr Graham Buxton talk about the relationship between science and faith and ask can we have faith in science, and faith in God?
Have you ever felt trapped in your own thoughts and feelings, regrets and failings? It can be a lonely place. It can feel like you’re sinking in a black hole with no way out. Listen as Noel Due encourages us that there is a way out. Jesus has taken all of our shame to the cross and dealt with it there.
“I've become his carer and his protector. That role of changing from being a wife to that element of carer, that's massive. Sometimes I'm just terrified.”
Listen as Therese shares her experiences and struggles about adjusting roles from wife to carer. What are the challenges and how did she cope?
Do you sometimes look at the people around you and think “I wish I could be like them”? It can cause us to focus on what we don’t do, and don’t have, which can make us feel lonely, even if we’re surrounded by people who love us. Listen to John Henderson talk about loneliness, and that it’s cure, lies outside ourselves.
“I think that all of us move into and out of loneliness. Some people tragically find themselves all alone. None of us were meant for that.” Loneliness isn’t a feeling restricted to people who are single. It can affect anyone. Listen as James Winderlich talks about how we can feel alone and unconnected, even when we’re surrounded by people. But there is hope to feeling connected again.
One in Five Australians suffer chronic pain. It can be a debilitating condition, leading to personality changes and a heavy strain on relationships. How do you cope with pain that never goes away? Listen as Stephen and Therese share their journey of managing chronic pain and how it’s affected their relationships, lifestyle, and purpose in life.
“I try not to think of my son as schizophrenia, but by his name. And schizophrenia is part of it but he is also my son, child of God, uncle, worker, just like all of us.” Listen as Celia Fielke talks with Sue whose son has schizophrenia. Find out what’s kept Sue going as she has supported her son over the last 20 years.
How would you cope if you suddenly lost both your legs? What changes would it bring to your life and relationships? Listen as Dean talks about his near death encounter with the flesh eating infection Necrotizing Fasciitis and what gave him hope to face the future without his legs?