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Martyrs

Stories of Hope

Release Date: 11/07/2021

John Cleary show art John Cleary

Stories of Hope

John Cleary was a radio producer with the ABC for over 30 years and has a rich personal and philosophical experience with the Salvos. From Solid Rock Big Band to being on the road with Desmond Tutu, it's a rich and interesting life story.

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I encourage you to encourage someone. show art I encourage you to encourage someone.

Stories of Hope

Everyone needs encouragement and there are things we can all learn to do this better, like asking good questions and listening well. People are often afraid and need little moments of hope, so lets not be stingy with words and actions that encourage.

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Stuart Glover. My bosses, bosses, boss. show art Stuart Glover. My bosses, bosses, boss.

Stories of Hope

Stuart Glover is a proud Bundjalung man who is currently the secretary for Mission in the Salvation Army, Australia wide. Years ago, he and I were part of a little group called "thrash" where we wrestled with our doubts and tried to be honest.

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What's new in 2022 show art What's new in 2022

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Stories of Hope Podcast started in April 2020 and has published over 250 episodes and 32000 downloads. But there are a few podcast changes afoot for 2022, one of which is our new puppy Maggie, who is sure to get a few mentions!

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How does a perfectionist handle Cancer? show art How does a perfectionist handle Cancer?

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Kate Baudinette grew up in the Salvos and enjoyed an idyllic childhood. As an adult, family and church life was rewarding and happy. Then cancer rocked her and disturbed the status quo, but faith found a way to bring her peace. Peace like a river.

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Tassie in 2022. show art Tassie in 2022.

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I have a new role in 2022 that will involve me travelling 6 times a year to Tasmania. I will still live with the lovely Sue in Brisbane, which is just an ocean and 2489ks away, but I am excited about the new role.

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The Kingdom of God is a banquet show art The Kingdom of God is a banquet

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Jesus describes the kingdom of God as a banquet where everyone is welcome. It’s not that complicated really, just go outside and fire up the BBQ or a cook up some vegetable soup. The smells and an “Everyone is welcome” sign will do the rest.

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Shelley Collins reposted show art Shelley Collins reposted

Stories of Hope

Shelley is one of the most gregarious and positive people you could meet. She is a fabulous singer and runs a vintage poster shop in a trendy suburb in Melbourne. She is the mother of two boys and has survived tragedy and heartache. This is her story.

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Come from Away. show art Come from Away.

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When a disaster hits, like the 9/11 terrorist attacks or even a flood – people are usually generous and compassionate in response. Reality is, there is always a crisis for someone and we have opportunities, every day to be amazing humans.

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Love always trusts show art Love always trusts

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The lovely Sue has a saying. It’s better to be married to a goat than a Fox. She generally trusts me, however she let me choose the frames for my glasses once, but has never trusted me to do it again.

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