Tag Archives: Sheridan Voysey

Unseen Footprints (Second Edition)

Winning the Christian Book of the Year award on its first Australian release, this second edition of Unseen Footprints includes all new features. Could God be written into the drama of our lives as if played by a secondary character or an extra that we haven’t paid much attention to? Come and find out. More…

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Unseen Footprints: New Edition!

Winning the Christian Book of the Year award on its first Australian release, this second edition of Unseen Footprints includes all new features. Could God be written into the drama of our lives as if played by a secondary character or an extra that we haven’t paid much attention to? Come and find out. More…

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Open House Volume 3

In this third volume of conversations drawn from Sheridan Voysey’s national Open House radio program, we read the stories of some of his most thought-provoking guests, including Donald Miller, Joel Osteen, Ray Martin, Caroline Jones, Michael Franzese, Catherine Hamlin, Bryce Courtenay, Mark Driscoll, Alain De Botton, Marilynne Robinson, Yazz, and many more. More…

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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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New Beginnings, and a few Questions Answered

On Sunday March 27, 2011, I handed over the Open House radio show to its new host, veteran journalist and Sky News presenter Leigh Hatcher. As this video shows, the moment marked a new beginning for me, for Leigh, and for the Open House program. The night was filled with laughter, lessons, gifts, tears and some wonderful insights from my guests.
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My Open House Announcement

I remember the night the idea of the Open House show was conceived. I was sitting by the Brisbane River, sometime in 1995. I dreamt of a show that explored life and faith with authors, artists and activists; a show with a national audience and live music. The dream became a reality. That’s why I’m a little sad to make this announcement. More…

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Why This Christian Radio Show Talks to Atheists

Why would a ‘Christian’ radio program invite an atheist on to talk? Or hear the experiences of someone who visits a psychic? Or talk to someone involved in the adult entertainment industry? In this interview with Greg Newman for the broadcast industry publication Jocks Journal, I explain some of the thinking behind the Open House radio show. More…

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Open House Volume 3 Free Chapter: Nick Vujicic

Imagine entering life without arms or legs? In 1982 Nick Vujicic was born with the rare Tetra-amelia disorder, a condition which still baffles doctors today. Yet, with one small foot and a lot of faith, Nick is living a most extraordinary life. This is a free chapter of Open House Volume 3. More…

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Open House Volume 2 Free Chapter: Nancy Heche

Imagine you’re a mother of five with twenty-five years of marriage under your belt when your husband is diagnosed with AIDS – the shocking result of his homosexual secret. In this free chapter from Open House Volume 2, Nancy Heche (mother of actress Anne Heche) shares her journey from betrayal to forgiveness. More…

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