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Ep 111: Dystopia - what are you afraid of?

Bigger Questions
Shane Rogerson, Stephanie Gear
23 Sep 2018
Why is fear so powerful? Shane Rogerson and Steph Gear explore explore the big questions dystopian novels raise. An engaging conversation confronting our fears, but offering hope of overcoming them.

Ep 110: Superheroes - do we need another one? | Sam Chan

Bigger Questions
Sam Chan
16 Sep 2018
Superhero movies are more popular than ever, but haven't we had enough of them? Why are they so popular? In another entertaining and insightful conversation Sam Chan shows how superheroes movies helps us see something bigger.

Ep 109: Comedy - should I laugh or should I cry? | Sam Chan

Bigger Questions
Sam Chan
9 Sep 2018
What makes something funny? The line between comedy and tragedy can be very fine. Sam Chan explores comedy, shares a joke or two and helps us see something bigger from the shows that make us laugh.

Ep 108: Trashy TV - why can't we turn away? | Sam Chan

Bigger Questions
Sam Chan
2 Sep 2018
Why is reality TV so addictive? Sam Chan playfully explores what makes reality TV so compelling and introduces an even bigger drama.

Do religion and football mix? | John Boyers

Bigger Questions
John Boyers
24 Jun 2018
Football is like a religion to many, so is there a space for faith? How do chaplains help sports clubs? A conversation about something bigger than the World Cup that is sure to kick some goals.

Does God laugh?

Bigger Questions
Howard Langmead, Shelia Allen
15 Apr 2018
Melbourne is a funny city - it hosts the annual International Comedy festival. But is comedy hard? Should we laugh? What about God - does he laugh? A hilarious exploration of comedy, God and how laughing is good for you.

Does God have a sense of humour?

Bigger Questions
Howard Langmead, Cam Semmens
8 Apr 2018
Melbourne is a funny city. It hosts the annual International Comedy festival. Funny people saying funny things. But what about God? Does God share in this humour? Join us for a hilarious exploration of some big questions of God, comedy, and the meaning of life.

Christmas: fact or fiction?

Bigger Questions
Mikey Bayliss
17 Dec 2017
Is the Christmas story fact or fiction? This episode features possibly the greatest Christmas Kung-Fu story ever told.

Christians and comedy

City Legal
Michael Jensen
2 Nov 2017
What's so funny?

Truth, beauty and goodness

Smith Lecture
Kate Harrison Brennan
26 Oct 2017
But does beauty still transcend?