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Life Words with David Reay
David has been an Anglican minister for over 30 years. He has a knack for working through faith’s tricky questions. He also brings us the LifeWords daily email devotions. Sign up now.
Focus on the Family with Brett Ryan;
Since 1993, Focus on the Family Australia has been helping Australia’s families and communities through radio broadcasts, preventative education programs, seminars, counselling and a wide range of resources for families. Focus on the Family Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that offers relevant, practical support to help families thrive in every stage of life. Our aim is to ‘To help strengthen Australian Families’. Regardless of their religion, politics, socioeconomic status, culture or age.
Just a Minute with Berni Dymet
Berni comes to us from Christianityworks “a non-denominational media ministry. [Their] sole purpose is to proclaim the Gospel of Christ through the media around the globe, to help people enter into a rich, dynamic relationship with Jesus.[They] do that by producing Christian television and radio programs that we provide free of charge to over 1,350 Christian, community, commercial and government-owned stations throughout the world.”
Daily Devotions with Linda Baily
Linda is a wife and mother, ordained in 2005 and has worked in local and overseas missions, as a school chaplain, produced breakfast radio, helped plant a church and spent 3 years with CBM. “Throughout my faith journey I have treasured the wisdom I have learned from the Bible. I love being able to apply the scripture to everyday life and appreciate that its wisdom helps me to have a greater understanding of who God is and who He calls all people to be.”
God Converstaions with Tania Harris
Tina Harris has a diverse history as church planter, pastor and lecturer, Tania ministers across the globe to all traditions and age-groups and is a popular voice on radio in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
Mummy Minutes with Vanessa
“I’m a stay at home mum with four delightful kiddies under the age of 7 years. My Blog is a light hearted reflection on the serious business of Mummying. A place to forget about the competitive nature of modern Mummying. A place to distract oneself from the incredibly high standards we set for ourselves.”
Matt Prater has worked in radio for over 15 years. He has been a youth pastor, DJ, and a children’s entertainer. He’s also currently the Senior Pastor at New Hope Church in Brisbane. More than anything he is passionate about sharing his faith with business people, students, churches and anyone who’ll listen.
The Daily Nudge with Karl Faase
Karl Faase is a well known Australian Christian communicator, media presenter, leader and social commentator. He is the CEO of Olive Tree Media, the organisation through which he produces programs of excellence for Christian media and local church use internationally.
Karl is in demand across Australia as a speaker, with a special interest in encouragement & motivation, leadership, ministry development and communicating to those exploring faith. Karl is regularly called upon as a Christian spokesperson and commentator on a variety of social issues. He is passionate about reclaiming the Christian Gospel as word as well as deed.With over 20 years of involvement in media, Karl is one of Australia’s most experienced Christian radio and television presenters, with his programs broadcast and distributed in the USA, UK, Canada, France, Germany and New Zealand.”
Life, Love and Hope with Scripture Union SA
SUSA has been running programs in South Australian schools for over 70 years. Including both primary and secondary schools, our programs seek to enhance school communities and the individual wellbeing and education of students. Our fun filled programs range from classroom seminars,lunch-time programs, programs for ‘at-risk’ youth, camps.”
Wealth with Purpose with Alex Cook
“I have had the privilege of working in the finance industry for the last 20 years, and have been able to help hundreds of individuals and their families to make wise financial decisions.
I created the Wealth with Purpose Courses because of my desire to help you use the money that God has blessed you with, in a way that honours him and enables you to live financially free so that you can fulfil the calling that God has for you, and so that you can have the skills to use and build wealth that can be used for kingdom purposes!”
At the Top with Paul Clark
At the Top started as an audacious goal of the North Queensland Uniting Church to not only be a Church physically at the top of Australia, but Spiritually and strategically. Rev. Paul Clark is the Lead Minister of the Redcliffe Uniting Community. He has a passion for sharing the good news of Jesus with people of all ages both inside and outside the church. He is also passionate about the church being connected to the community.
Good News Unlimited with Dr Eli Gonzalez
Eliezer Gonzalez is simply passionate about the gospel. With a background in teaching and management, the Lord called him to the gospel ministry and set him on an academic path. As a result, Eliezer earned two Master’s degrees (in Theology and Early Christian History), and then a PhD in Early Christian History.
His academic specialization is the early history of Christianity, and he was written prolifically in published books and in historical and theological academic journals. But don’t let that fool you! Eliezer communicates the gospel of the crucified and risen Christ in a powerful and simple way.
Some Answers with Samantha
Samantha Freestone is a mother of two from Sydney. She began her search for God in the ordinary after feeling worn out by the daily grind.
Dads 4 Kids with Warwick Marsh
Warwick Marsh has been married to Alison Marsh since 1975 and they have five children and eight grandchildren and he and his wife live in Wollongong in NSW, Australia. He is a family & faith advocate, social reformer, musician, TV producer, writer and public speaker.
Nick Hawkes shares words of wisdom, faith and encouragement. He is a father, educationalist, pastor and the author of a number of books including “The Bible on the Key Issues of Life” and “Evidence of God.” His website contains much useful stuff, including podcasts, articles and useful links.
Life Minutes with Ben Windle
Ben, along with wife and Cindi Windle, is the Pastor of Lifeplace in Brisbane – an inclusive church with a passion for equipping people to live a thriving life 7 days a week. The Life Minute distills practical keys to relationships, finances, health, parenting, marriage, faith, and more to help you navigate life’s complexities.
One Minute Coach with Jaemin Frazier
Jaemin is one of the leading personal development experts in Australia with a specific focus on helping people to irradicate insecurity from their life. He is the author or Elegantly Simple Solutions to Complex People and runs The Insecurity Project online.
Play, Learn, Bloom with Natalie
Natalie Kaiser has many years experience working as a paediatric occupational therapist in community health. She is also mother to a delightful boy and a spirited girl. She has worked with children of a variety of ages and developmental difficulties. Natalie has a passion for working together with children and parents and to see them being able to practically follow out strategies at home and school to help the child reach their full potential.
Everyday Resilience with Michelle Mitchell
Michelle started her career as a primary school teacher. Her passion for life skills education led her to leave teaching and found harm prevention charity, Youth Excel .Michelle’s work has been featured on The Today Show, Today Tonight and Channel 10 Morning News, as well as countless print media including The Age, The Courier Mail and Daily Telegraph.
Real Life with Josh Berrigan
Josh is a pastor at Hillsong Church on the Gold Coast. Josh feels that especially the younger generation, need to know there is more to life. That Christ died to give them real life and there is something worth living for.