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.
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?
We’ve had an overwhelming start to 2020. Bushfires, drought, floods and now a health pandemic. How do we cope with and make sense of all these unexpected disasters? Listen as Noel, Celia and Richard chat about these issues and where to find hope for today, and into the future.
The story of Jesus birth at Christmas is as relevant today as it has been throughout history. It goes beyond cultures, religions and political ideologies. Listen to Bishop John Henderson share how the story of Christmas is for all people, because it’s a story of love.
Do you know why we sing carols? Where did they originate? Listen as Richard and Celia explore some of their favourite Christmas carols and what they mean to them. What memories do you have of your favourite carols?
There are times when the pieces of our life don’t seem to be fitting together as they should. Listen to Nancy – a wife, mother, and police officer. The stress of juggling everything had her feeling disconnected and becoming a person she just didn’t recognize. Hear how a change of perspective brought the sense of overwhelm back into balance.
Life can be crazy and chaotic at the best of times, even more so when we’re in a pandemic. Listen as Celia, Noel and Richard discuss how we can live each day when the future is so uncertain.
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 to Ali and Celia chat about what gets us stressed, how we react to it, and what helps us when the crisis hits and the longer term.
Bushfires can be devastating. Even when you’re well prepared, they have a way of surprising you! So what’s it like to survive a catastrophic bushfire? Listen as Richard Fox talks with firefighters who had to face a fire head on and home owners who had to leave their homes. How do they make sense of a natural disaster like a bushfire?
When things are going wrong, we often ask “why me?”. And when the tough times seem to just keep coming, how do we make sense of it? Listen to Celia Fielke as she reflects with some friends about how we cope when life gets tough.