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Environment and science

Lord of the Flies in space

2 out of 5 stars

Atheism impedes climate change action

Environment and science

How the atheist worldview works against effective climate action

I love a sunburnt country,
A land of sweeping plains,
Of ragged mountain ranges,
Of droughts and flooding rains.

In recent years the words of Dorothea Mackellar's famous poem seem to have become a more severe and regular occurence.

Ministry Centre: Melbourne

Spread Your Wings

Environment and science

Inspiring families to love God's creation

3 out of 5 stars

Spread Your Wings (original French title Donne-moi Des Ailes) is the new film by Nicolas Vanier, director of 2013’s Belle and Sebastian. This story is perfect for those who want an international twist for the holiday season. An ideal choice for families with children in upper primary and lower secondary. Based on a true story and stunning cinematography, this inspiring high-flying tale has a timely message that the whole family will enjoy.

Death by Airport Queue at Christmas

Environment and science

Jesus lifts the pall of doom

As I write Sydney has been hit by another cluster of COVID and the airports are crammed as people desperately escape New South Wales for their Christmas holidays and their family and friends.

My own state, Western Australia, which had just opened the border to NSW, has now declared another round of quarantine for those coming in from that state.

And with all of that we’re in the countdown towards one year since everything went haywire, it feels like this Christmas might become the start of the new normal.


Environment and science

The story behind Madame Curie

2.5 out 5 stars

Ep 179: Why preserve anything?

Why should we be concerned with the impact of fire on fauna?

So just how catastrophic were the bushfires of last summer? We consider the impact of the bushfires and why we should be concerned about preserving anything at all. We discover that the standard answers to this big question are surprisingly difficult.

Our guest: Professor Michael Clarke (Professor of Zoology at La Trobe University)

This conversation was recorded in partnership with St Augustine's Anglican Church in Moreland.

I Am Greta

Environment and science

The life of the Swedish teen that captured the attention of the world

3 out of 5 stars

Sour dough bread and COVID vaccines

Environment and science

when the starter matters

The COVID virus spawned another viral concern. Everyone was posting pictures of their sour dough bread during lockdown. Questions and comments about texture abounded. Consistency, crumble and baking temperature were spoken of in hushed tones. And then and of course, there was holy grail of sour dough, the starter.

Ministry Centre: Perth

Can we win the war on waste?

A conversation to mark World Environment Day

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? Re-released to coincide with World Environment Day, this is a thoughtful conversation that deals with a load of rubbish.

Is there an end to infectious disease? (with Covid-19 intro)

A timely conversation to mark the three year anniversary of Bigger Questions

Infectious disease is the topic of conversation at the moment. We explore the challenges and risks of infectious disease, vaccines and a hope for the future. A timely conversation to mark the three year anniversary of Bigger Questions.

Whilst this show was recorded some time back and we do focus on Tuberculosis (and the Ebola Virus to some extent) the show does anticipates many of the principles and themes present in our current Coronavirus pandemic, making the show more relevant than ever.