Christian Heritage Sunday 2015
Christian Heritage Sunday will be on Feb 1st 2015.Visit the site
A selection of video and audio related to Australia's Christian history.
Mary Reiby: Her image is printed on the Australian $20 note. She started as a convict and became a hero.Listen
William Arnott of Arnotts BiscuitsListen
David Bassau who pioneered small businesses in poverty stricken countriesListen
First Christmas in AustraliaListen
Royston Siddons, the founder of the Sidchrome brand in Australia.Listen
Henry Holden and the founding of the Holden car making company. Henry Holden was a Christian who made a difference.Listen
The head of the largest church in the world, Yonggi Cho, thanks a Melbourne church for sending missionaries to Korea.View
Australian surgeon Catherine Hamlin has just celebrated her 90th birthday, and for most people, this would be a good enough reason to slow down.Link
Alfred Deakin, Australia's second Prime Minister was one of the worlds greatest orators of his time. He is the Father of Federation and the man who established Australia's early foundations. His only desire was to serve his nation without seeking any titles or honours, he simply wanted to do the will of God. He was as great a leader as Abraham Lincoln, Sir Winston Churchill or Nelson Mandella and Australian's need to honour and be proud of his achievements. He was a humble man who had a deep spiritual connection with the God of the bible which motivated him to say in 1905 "Jesus Christ is the life of the present, the light of the future and the hope of the world"
To learn more about Alfred Deakin please visit:http://www.alfreddeakin.com/
A short documentary of fifteen minutes emphasising the faith that William Bligh had in God. Many people today don't really know much about Bligh other than that he was a seemingly hard and strict disciplinarian. We do however find that there is another side to Bligh not commonly known or necessarily taught, that was his Faith in the God of the Bible.
Bligh's story most notably involves the Mutiny on the Bounty and the Rum Rebellion. Bligh's trip is notable as it was in an open boat from Tonga to Fiji, the New Hebrides, through Providential Channel, and then onto Timor. It is still considered today to be the most arduous & difficult boat trip of all time. Bligh later became Governor of NSW and was sent from England to sort out the issue of corruption, where officers were involved in the illegal trade of Rum. Hence we know it today as the Rum Rebellion.
Bligh was followed by Governor Macquarie who brought with him his own military unit!
This video is released for Australia Day 2016 and can be freely distributed for educational and not for profit purposes.
Anzac Day Origins
Canon DJ Garland and Trans-Tasman Commemoration
Available from Barton Books
Read more about this book
Listen as Neil Johnson interviews author John Moses, courtesy of Vision Christian Radio www.vision.org.au
A discussion of the Christian foundations of ANZAC Day.
This discussion about the Christian foundations of ANZAC Day continues.
The Story of John Ridley
The story of John Ridley as told by his daughter Ruth. Born to be a Soldier and the story of "Mr Eternity" Arthur Stace. Interviewed by Neil Johnson on Vision Christian Radio, www.vision.org.au
A short overview of Australia's Christian history with a special reference to Melbourne. It is produced by Elijah Media http://elijahmedia.tv/
The History of the building of the Parramatta Orphan School. The three story building, the first of the new colony still remains standing to this day. It was commisioned by a Governor Lachlan Macquarie who showed Christian Faith in his daily life and felt something should be done for the orphan children of Parrammatta. The building survives to this day as an example of Government education that was started not as secular but Christian in its emphasis.
This video gives a short concise history of the founding of one of Australia's earliest Christian Schools. The Church is Australia's oldest standing and can be visited at Ebenezer, near Windsor, at the foothills of the Blue Mountains in Western Sydney. It remains to this day as a testament to those early Christian pioneers that settled the area in 1803 that established a Bible Based School for the Christian Education of their children.
Jesus said that the Kingdom of God is like a man who goes out and sows seed. This is the incredible story of Frank Jenner and how God used him in George Street, Sydney, to spread the good news of Jesus around the world. God bless you and empower you to be a bold and unembarrassed witness of Jesus Christ.
This updated version of the story of Frank Jenner is produced by www.personaltract.com and is based on the book "Jenner of George Street" by Dr Raymond Wilson. A high quality version of the DVD is available from http://www.personaltract.com.
An amazing story of a lifetime of Evangelism and Witnessing. See how many lives this Christian touched.
Summit Ministries talk by David Mitchell in January 2007 in Canberra. Speaking on Origins of Australian Law.
Dr David Mitchell is an Australian Lawyer and a leading authority on Constitutional and Human Rights issues, being a graduate of the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. Amongst many attainments he was Attorney-General of the African nation of Lesotho, is an ordained Presbyterian Minister residing in Hobart, Tasmania and was an elected delegate to the Constitutional Convention held in 1988.
|David Mitchell Track 01||14MB||60:02 mins||MP3|
|David Mitchell Track 02||2MB||9:30 mins||MP3|
William McKenzie (1869 - 1947),
by unknown photographer, 1918, courtesy of Australian War Memorial. P00329.001.
|track name||bit rate||size||duration||format||listen|
|High quality recording suitable for radio and public broadcasts|
|Mackenzie Track 01||128 bit||14MB||15:02 mins||MP3|
|Mackenzie Track 02||128 bit||19MB||20:02 mins||MP3|
Source: Salvos Media: ANZAC Radio Program, 2006