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Ep 134: How can these scientists believe in God?

Michael Smith, Christina Smith, Simon Angus, Jonathan Clarke, Jennifer Wiseman, Luke Barnes
18 Aug 2019
It's National Science week and it's often popular to see a conflict between science and the Christian faith. So we speak with six real scientists who share their stories and reflections on the relationship of science to God and what persuaded them to believe in something bigger. Explore more on science and space.

Ep 133: When do miracles happen?

Linda Bailey
11 Aug 2019
Miracles Day is approaching and we talk with a woman who used to be amazed at the difference this 'miracle' made to people. Yet, Linda's personal journey was a struggle for one particular miracle in her life. However, one day something very surprising happened. A very special conversation with an unexpected twist.

Are the Gospels historical?

Mike Bird
4 Aug 2019
Is the Bible a myth, full of fairy stories? Did the events recorded there really happen? Does it even matter? Join an historian who once disliked the Christian message but now writes to defend it to explore these big questions and more.

Ep 132: Do we need God in outer space?

Jonathan Clarke
28 Jul 2019
Is there life on Mars or elsewhere in the universe? As our horizons expand, what does this mean for the idea of God? From Mars to outer space, Jonathan Clarke tackles some big questions on the necessity of God in an expanding universe.

Ep 131: Why do we explore space?

Jonathan Clarke, Dianne McGrath, James Murray
21 Jul 2019
It's been 50 years since the moon landing and we reflect on what was achieved in that momentous event. We also wonder where to next as we meet a woman on a one way trip to Mars! An entertaining conversation to inspire and expand your horizons.

Is it logical to believe in God?

Greg Restall
14 Jul 2019
Atheist Ricky Gervais says that the 'very definition' of God is a logical impossibility in this universe. Is he right?

How does an encounter with Jesus answer life's big questions?

Kate Bracks
7 Jul 2019
with Masterchef Kate Bracks

Is religion for fools?

Bill Medley
30 Jun 2019
Mark Twain allegedly claimed that 'Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool." Is religion for fools?

Dystopia: what are you afraid of?

Shane Rogerson, Stephanie Gear
23 Jun 2019
Chernobyl, Handmaid's Tale, 1984 - there is a resurgence of dystopian fiction in our culture. Why is fear so powerful? We explore and engage the big questions dystopia raises for us.

Ep 130: Is the death of Christianity in Australia a good thing?

Al Stewart
16 Jun 2019
Australia has a Christian past, yet today 'no religion' is the single largest religious group in our country. Christian influence on our culture is waning. Should this passing be mourned or celebrated? Al's views will surprise you.