Stories of Hope
Major Bryce Davies from the salvos hosts the show. Stories of Hope captures thoughts and stories of everyday people who triumph over adversity. https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/storiesofhope/
info_outline Bronwen Healy 11/25/2021
Bronwen Healy Bronwen Healy grew up in a fairly loving home, but found herself addicted to drugs and funding her habit through prostitution by the time she was 21. Her story of transformation and consequent capacity to help others is heart warming and inspiring.
info_outline Men's Walk and Talk 11/18/2021
Men's Walk and Talk Mitch and Jeff have been mates for 30 years. But when Mitch experienced a tragedy and started drinking, Jeff realized having a beer with him was not helpful, so they started walking. They now walk and talk every Sunday and 35 other guys join them.
info_outline A Sunday morning at the Salvos 11/16/2021
A Sunday morning at the Salvos Church life at Caboolture Salvos the other Sunday was simply delightful. We are a group of committed people who serve the local community and try to love and support each other. It's not perfect, but it is kinda nice.
info_outline Men's shed and the chisel. 11/09/2021
Men's shed and the chisel. I have been attending a men's shed and I love it. They often restore old furniture and make things in slow old fashioned sorts of ways. I have been learning about leatherwork, but last week I restored a crusty old chisel. It's now my favourite thing.
info_outline A chat with Maryam Zafari about addiction 11/04/2021
A chat with Maryam Zafari about addiction Maryam Zafari and I worked together for the Salvos in Villawood and helped lots of people who struggled with various addictions. Today we delve into some of the challenges and insights we have gained along the way
info_outline Zombies and death 11/02/2021
Zombies and death Halloween zombies and skulls are everywhere at the moment and death is a part of life that we do need to think about. What will people say at your funeral? The life choices you make right now will have a big impact on what is said on that inevitable day.
info_outline Best seats in the house 10/31/2021
Best seats in the house In Jesus time, where you sat at a wedding banquet table was important. If you sat in the place of honor and were then displaced when someone more important came along, it was humiliating. Far better to sit in the lowest seat and be invited to the top.
info_outline Peter Hodges Re posted 10/19/2021
Peter Hodges Re posted Peter Hodges was a hopeless alcoholic. He completed a Salvo Rehab in 2000 and got sober. He became a reliable and passionate Salvo, but died suddenly of cancer in 2008. He was loved and respected by everyone who knew him, especially his children. He was my friend.
info_outline Julie Bell. Salvos Moneycare. 10/14/2021
Julie Bell. Salvos Moneycare. Julie Bell has experienced her fair share of suffering, as her father died when she was just 19 and her sister was disabled. Her heart for the people who come to the salvos for financial counselling is a delight to witness. She is both wise and kind.
info_outline Running with Georgia 10/12/2021
Running with Georgia My lovely daughter Georgia has started jogging with me. This has been good for our relationship. But running early in the morning, watching the sunrise and sharing in a perfect coffee and some raisin toast the other week was top shelf!
info_outline Ann Maree Bennett 09/30/2021
Ann Maree Bennett Ann Maree attends my Rotary club and is working towards becoming a mid life mentor for women. "Women in their fifties suddenly become invisible" Ann Maree participates in a number of networking groups and is always growing. She is quite delightful.
info_outline Air fryers, juicers and coffee machines. 09/28/2021
Air fryers, juicers and coffee machines. Many of our kitchen appliances are amazing, but they sometimes live in the dark cluttered corners of our low cupboards - unused and unappreciated. But if they are out in the open and have a regular use, they are terrific!
info_outline Casting a wide net 09/26/2021
Casting a wide net Jesus had an agenda to smash through the old religious idea that certain people were in and others were out. His association with the dodgeyest people in town infuriated the polite and respectable religious leaders of his day. He cast the net wide!
info_outline A chat about Church. 09/23/2021
A chat about Church. "Going to church" is a phrase Christians use to describe their involvement in the gathered people of God. Traditionally this has focused around what happens on a Sunday morning. Join me and my friends Matt and Sandy as we chat about how that looks today.