Escaping the killing fields - As a teenager, Sokreaksa Himm survived the Khmer Rouge killing fields, but lost 13 whanau to the massacre. 'Reaksa joined Andrew Urquhart to share his journey from war to peace, loss to hope, revenge to forgiveness, and from hate to love.
Steiger International on sharing Biblical truths, David Pierce | Shine Interview
Steiger International is well known for its counter-cultural approach to sharing solid Biblical truths. Fresh from mission in Ukraine, founder David Pierce shares how his zeal for spreading the Good News is as strong today as when he started 40 years ago.
Rallying the community to rise after Cyclone Gabrielle | Shine Interview
In the northern Hawkes Bay town of Wairoa, Cyclone Gabrielle turned the river into a mighty torrent that divided the town, swamping some homes and leaving others untouched. Yet all stand equal - from the mayor to church leaders, townsfolk are rallying to help their community rise from the mire.
A week after Cyclone Gabrielle swept through the North Island, aroha and hope is shining in Tairāwhiti. Meet the resilient townsfolk of Te Karaka, and the Gisborne church whānau who have flung open their doors and hearts to the lost and weary.
Making Faith Runs Deep, Karl Faase | Shine Interview
Andrew Curtis talks to Karl Faase, Christian Communicator and CEO of Olive Tree Media about the challenges and rewards of making his Faith Runs Deep series, and Christianity in the western world today.
Providing for the vulnerable, Gianna House | Shine Interview
Just over 2000 years ago, Mary and Joseph were running out of options, then found refuge in the stable of an inn. Today, vulnerable mothers facing their own pregnancies can find sanctuary and support at Gianna's Home. (0800 3675433 |pregnancyoptions.org.nz)
St Vincent de Paul Christian welfare agency | Shine Interview
Jesus is the best gift – year in, year out. And what better way to give the Good News, than wrapped in service and support? Discover the history and the heart behind the Society of St Vincent de Paul, a Christian welfare agency reaching out to people in need.
The impact of Artificial Intelligence, Dr Chris Galloway | Shine Today
Senior Researcher at Massey University Dr Chris Galloway has a fascinating chat with Andrew Curtis about the huge impact of Artificial Intelligence on our lives, addressing our fears and positive hopes – and our Christian viewpoint
Cathy Jenke catches up with the Kiwi dean of St Alban's Cathedral in England, where thousands have joined in daily commemorations for her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Very Rev. Jo Kelly-Moore shares her insights as a Kiwi minister in England at this momentous time, and her testimony of ho...
Visiting every country, without flying! Thor Pedersen | Shine Today Interview
Intrepid world traveler Tobjorn "Thor" Pedersen took a pit-stop on his 9-year journey to share some travel stories with Cathy Jenke, and explain how he's visiting every country on the planet... without catching a plane!
The Leprosy Mission, Executive Director Gillian Whitley | Shine Interview
The Leprosy Mission NZ is a Christian charity that aims to transform the lives of people affected by leprosy and their communities. Peter and Cathy chat with Executive Director Gillian Whitley about the work that they do, raising funds and awareness for people affected by leprosy around the world...
Elevate Christian Disability Trust | Shine Interview
In the studio we have Kirsty Armitage, National Director of Elevate CDT and Manuele Teofilo the Social Media Coordinator taking to Andrew about the work they do in encouraging and equipping churches into meaningful and inclusive relationships with people of disabilities.
Mercy Ships: Launching Global Mercy | Shine Special
Come on board the world's first purpose-built civilian hospital ship, MV Global Mercy. Join us for a virtual tour as we chat to ship chaplain, Dr Andrew Clark, and meet the special Kiwi volunteers who form a vital part of the international crew.
Author Karen McMillan shares her Breast Cancer journey | Shine Interview
Kiwi author and breast cancer survivor Karen McMillan shares about her journey of faith and healing, and how she overcame the odds to help others. For her books, Unbreakable Spirit, and Everyday Strength, visit: www.karenm.co.nz
Inspiring missionary couple Alex and Lisa Snary | Shine Interview
Inspiring missionary couple Alex and Lisa Snary chat to Andrew about their adventures across the globe and heart for reaching vulnerable families. Now returned to their home country with their two children Monqtuya and Zachary, they help in their own community in South Auckland. Through a non pro...