Open House Interviews with Dwayne Jeffries

Open House Interviews with Dwayne Jeffries

Open House with Dwayne Jeffries explores life, faith and culture from a Christian perspective. Aiming to catalyse spiritual growth and motivate Christian action, each week's show includes compelling interviews, engaging talkback, film and media reviews, and expert opinion on the issues of the day. You'll hear inspiring stories of faith, grapple with the big questions of life, have a laugh, and catch the odd live music performance along the way.

Peter Ford – Journalist and Inventor

He was a medical student turned journalist, then a newsreader in Australia turned CNN news anchor in the US. As his media career took off, Peter Ford was also dabbling in computer programming and pursuing a new interest in robotics. Now, Peter’s the CEO of Control Bionics and the inventor of technology that is transforming lives.

Play Now. Size: 8.89mb  |   Duration: 19:26  |   Date: 23/10/2014

Kelly Minter – Adventures in the Amazon

Nashville-based worship leader, Kelly Minter, was content pursuing a career as a Christian recording artist. But a chance meeting that would make her music dreams coming true, also led her on a path to discovering a new passion – her love for the people of the Amazon. In this podcast, she shares how a forgotten people renewed her hope in the gospel.

Play Now. Size: 7.53mb  |   Duration: 16:27  |   Date: 22/10/2014

Matt Chandler – An Unexpected Pastor

He wanted to become a fighter pilot, but now he leads a congregation of 11,000 people at the Village Church and his sermons are among the most downloaded on iTunes. In this podcast, Matt Chandler shares his faith journey, his love of the gospel, and his passion for planting churches.

Play Now. Size: 9.51mb  |   Duration: 20:47  |   Date: 21/10/2014

Kevin Briggs – Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge

It’s one of the world’s greatest tourist attractions but also the site of tragic loss – more than 1,600 people have jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge to their death. In this podcast, we speak with Sergeant Kevin Briggs, the man responsible for saving the lives of hundreds of people who have stood on this bridge between suicide and life.

Play Now. Size: 6.55mb  |   Duration: 14:18  |   Date: 20/10/2014

Blue Mountains Fires – One Year On

Blue Mountains residents are commemorating the first anniversary of the devastating October 2013 bushfires. In this podcast, we share stories of courage and kindness that have emerged from this disaster as families recover and faith is renewed. We hear from Blue Mountains Mayor Cr Mark Greenhill, residents Peter and Eartha Odell, and Catherine Hubbard. Local singer-songwriter Phil Davidson also shares his song, Love That Matters, with proceeds going to charities working in fire-affected areas.

Play Now. Size: 18.87mb  |   Duration: 41:14  |   Date: 17/10/2014

Gever Tulley – Dangerous Things Children Should Do

Would you let your child climb a tree? Deconstruct a toaster? Own a pocketknife? Play with fire? In this podcast, the founder of Tinkering School and SF Brightworks, Gever Tulley, encourages families to explore the world around them and embrace a little danger.

Play Now. Size: 5.89mb  |   Duration: 12:51  |   Date: 16/10/2014

Di Wilcox – Raising Resilient Children

Children and teenagers face significant pressure and stress that have potentially harmful physical and emotional effects. In this podcast, Di Wilcox shares how we as parents and educators can teach children to be resilient in the face of challenges, and the importance of developing empathy early in life.

Play Now. Size: 6.45mb  |   Duration: 14:05  |   Date: 15/10/2014

Chris Hadfield – An Astronaut on Earth

He has logged 4000 hours in space, travelled around the world 2593 times and is the first person to perform David Bowie’s Space Oddity in space. In this podcast, retired astronaut Chris Hadfield explores the lessons he learned about life on earth while he was walking in space.

Play Now. Size: 10.27mb  |   Duration: 22:26  |   Date: 14/10/2014

Elizabeth Coleman – Freedom Centre Tasmania

Around 60 per cent of people in custody in Australia have been imprisoned before, and one in four will re-offend within three months of release. In this podcast, Elizabeth Coleman talks about creating Freedom Centre Tasmania, a place where men on parole and ex-offenders can reintegrate into the community and rebuild their lives.

Play Now. Size: 4.72mb  |   Duration: 10:19  |   Date: 13/10/2014

Leisa Aitken – Depression

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults will experience depression. Open House psychologist, Leisa Aitken, unpacks the risk factors and symptoms, the different types of this mental illness, and how we can seek help or support others who are experiencing depression.

Play Now. Size: 9.75mb  |   Duration: 21:18  |   Date: 10/10/2014

Temple Grandin – Autism Advocacy & Revolutionising the Cattle Industry

World-renowned animal behaviour expert and autism advocate, Temple Grandin, single-handedly revolutionised the cattle industry through her design of humane slaughterhouses. In this podcast, Temple shares her story, one that has defied preconceptions about autism, education and discrimination.

Play Now. Size: 5.74mb  |   Duration: 12:33  |   Date: 9/10/2014

Rowan Kunz – Surviving The Year 12 Exams & Life After

More than 200,000 students across Australia are about to go through what may be the most stressful event of their lives so far - Year 12 exams. In this podcast, educator, entrepreneur and author of “Secrets of HSC Success Revealed”, Rowan Kunz, answers questions about surviving the exams, supporting students through this time, and preparing for life after high school.

Play Now. Size: 12.87mb  |   Duration: 28:07  |   Date: 8/10/2014
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