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Is there hope in the slums of the world?

Diana Judge, was a senior global executive for Shell, at one point leading a 600 strong marketing team. But she gave that up and retired at 37 to found Volunteer Build (formerly Break Free Expeditions) - a volunteer travel organisation who works with the world’s poor.

This Bigger Questions episode is a re-edit and re-release of Episode 20 (recorded under the show's former title, hence the absence of episode number).

Ep 129: Can we win the war on waste?

The popular ABC documentary War on Waste highlighted big waste challenges in our culture. But why do we even need a war? What is driving our waste problems? With World Environment Day approaching, this is a thoughtful conversation that deals with a load of rubbish.

Ep 128: Would Jesus be a Christian today?

Why are followers of religions so unlike their founders? Christians today are often perceived as narrow-minded, judgemental, hypocrites, yet Jesus is perceived very differently. Why is this so? Is this what Jesus had in mind when he set up his church? An entertaining conversation exploring why Christians seem so different to Jesus.

Out guests:

Dr. Sam Chan. Sam works as national communicator with City Bible Forum.

Surely a loving God would never allow this much pain?

In 1882, the great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche made the controversial claim: 'God is dead'. Has God been killed by his strongest opponents?

Ep 127: How do you deal with the loss of a child?

Mother's Day is a day where mothers are celebrated and honoured, yet for some it's a day of sadness and grief. In this very moving and raw conversation a couple share the pain of losing a child and its impact on their life and faith.

Our guests:

Ep 126: Should religion have a say on election day?

With an an election looming there is often disappointment and cynicism towards our political leaders and the place of religion in political life is controversial and contested. Can we have better conversations about government and the role of religion in politics? A thoughtful conversation which changes the way we talk about divisive topics.

We want to affirm that Bigger Questions does not endorse any particular political party or candidate. This forum is one to stimulate discussion about the big questions relating the relationship between religion and politics.

Is the story of Jesus a conspiracy theory?

When is skepticism unreasonable? Even with video evidence some still won't believe. Rob Buckingham was an a skeptic and atheist until he had an encounter that transformed his life. A conversation confronting skpeticism, conspiracy theories and finding true fulfillment in life.

Our guest:

How does the resurrection give hope?

The resurrection of Jesus is the central event of Easter, but did it really happen and what difference can it make today? A powerful story of how the resurrection of Jesus transformed Shane and gives hope and meaning to life now. A fresh exploration of the week that changed the world, featuring the poetry of Cam Semmens.

Why does Jesus have to die? | Victor Soo & Tracy Lauersen

Easter is the week that changed the world. As Easter approaches we ask a number of guests some big questions about the events and circumstances of that first Easter week. A fresh exploration of the week that changed the world, featuring the poetry of Cam Semmens.

Why is it worth engaging with the Easter story? | Peter Adam & James Hornby

Easter is the week that changed the world. As Easter approaches we ask a number of guests some big questions about the events and circumstances of that first Easter week. A conversation with poetry, parables and a fresh exploration of the week that changed the world, featuring the poetry of Cam Semmens.