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Billy Ainscough’s life completely changed after surviving the horrific crushes at the Hillsborough Stadium disaster in Sheffield in 1989. Join us on Saturday to hear of what happened that day and afterwards. Followed by a short Christian talk and Q&A.

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Listen to Debbie Flood – world champion rower, twice winning a silver medal in the Olympic rowing squad, knowing success and disappointment in sport, but finding God faithful in both. With a short Christian talk and a Q&A session afterwards with Debbie.

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Sir Jeremy Cooke, retired High Court Judge shares his story and forensically examines the evidence for the resurrection of Jesus. With a Q&A time afterwards.

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Henry Olonga was the first black player to play for the Zimbabwean Cricket Team.  At the 2003 Cricket World Cup he, along with Andy Flowers, protested against the ‘death of democracy’ in Zimbabwe, and had to flee the country.  He is a brilliant artist, classical singer and fine Christian. Listen to him tell his story, followed by a short Christian message.

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Listen to the story of a former Muslim woman who left the Middle East with her family and first heard about the Christian faith in a small church in the North of England. Listen to Joe interviewing her on what it’s like to grow in a strict Islamic country and how and why she came to trust in Christ. With a short Christian talk and Q&A session afterwards.

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Jeremy Marshall was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2013. He was 49 years old, happily married with three children. After undergoing surgery and a course of radiotherapy, Jeremy was declared cancer-free. But three years later he was diagnosed with cancer again, this time in a different form and was told it was incurable. Listen to his story – followed by a short Christian message and and Q&A afterwards.

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Professor Stuart Burgess is Professor of Engineering Design at the University of Bristol. He excels in mechanical engineering, both in man-made devices and God’s design in nature. He is the author of many books and publications. Listen to him being interviewed. Followed by a short Christian message with Q&A afterwards.

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George Muller’s life is legendary.  He cared for over 120,000 orphans, 2,000 at a time in the Ashley Down Homes in Bristol, but never appealed for finance.  He prayed, and God answered in the most remarkable ways.  David Earnshaw tells his remarkable story, and in conclusion, Roger Carswell explains the gospel. With a question time afterwards.

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Listen to Martin Povey interviewing Colonel Robbie Hall, QGM, a retired Bomb Disposal Officer. He was converted to Christ in the most dramatic circumstances.  He is now a minister of a church but is battling with cancer. Afterwards, Tony Brown presents the Chrisitian message – followed by a Q and A session.

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Listen to Roger Carswell interviewing Dr Ruth Eardley about what it’s like to be a GP on the front line during this time of Covid-19 crisis. Afterwards, Dr Carl, a GP presents the Chrisitian message – followed by questions and answers afterwards..

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Becky Bendor-Samuel has been working as a doctor in A&E at a London hospital for only a year and is acutely aware of all that’s going on in the current COVID-19 crisis. Listen to Roger Carswell interviewing her about what it’s like to be a Christian on the front line at this time.

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John Lennox is Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, and is well known for debating with atheists, including Richard Dawkins.  He has recently written a book about the coronavirus. See Michael Ots interview him; Martin Povey present the Christian message, and John and Martin taking questions afterwards.

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David & Jan Donegani’s lives were turned upside-down when Amy and Daniel, two of their four children, were diagnosed with a rare genetic condition meaning that they would probably only live into their teenage years. Hear Roger Carswell interview David and his daughter Hannah (sister to Amy & Daniel) to hear more of their story and how knowing Jesus has brought hope and comfort to the family through the good times and the tough times.