Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Gift of Listening

Just before I left Australia for the UK I was privileged to be interviewed by Simon Smart at the Centre for Public Christianity. In this short 7 minute video Simon asks me about my time hosting Open House, in particular: some of my favourite interview guests, a surprising guest, guests who displayed unusual wisdom and the role pain played in their lives. Simon and I also talk about the gift of listening. When have you been profoundly helped, simply by being listened to? More…

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5 Years, 1,500 interviews and Voysey Bids Farewell

Sight Magazine profile: Sheridan Voysey’s face may not be familiar to many. But his voice? Now that’s a different story. For the past five years Mr Voysey has been the host of Open House, a weekly Christian radio show dedicated to interviewing people about, in Mr Voysey’s words “life, faith and culture”. That all changed in March when Mr Voysey recorded his last show and handed the reigns over to former Sky TV news presenter Leigh Hatcher. More…

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May 21: Judgement Day?

Friends, I may not have been fully up-front with you. Yes, I’m moving to the UK. But the real reason why is this: the end of the world is coming. It’s coming soon and I’m hoping Britain fairs better than Australia! According to US radio preacher Harold Camping, the final Judgement begins on May 21 and doomsday is scheduled for October 21. In this Open House interview, theologian Ross Clifford and I explore the claims. More…

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Standing on the Shoulders of Many

My colleagues have just honoured me with a service award for my ‘contribution to Australian Christian broadcasting’. Many people have invested their time and energies into me over the years, and it is from them that I learn an important lesson: when success, awards and recognition come give thanks for those who have been a mentor to you, for you stand on the shoulders of many. More…

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