007 Bob, Larry and Dreams. The Phil Vischer Interview
In 1989 22 year-old Phil Vischer launched an animated kids show starring a cast of talking vegetables. It became the massively popular VeggieTales series. In this interview Phil talks candidly about the rise and fall of his company, and the lessons he learned about dreams, success, failure and God.
In a confusing world, where can I find guidance?
Where is my life heading? What does the future hold? All of us ask such questions. In this 6 minute video I look at the popularity of life coaching, Mind-Body-Spirit festivals and the Dalai Lama as ways our 'secular' societies are searching for spiritual guidance.
What Do You Really Want?
Sometimes you get to see a dream realised and discover the dream wasn’t that great to begin with. As the party ends and the streamers are swept up, you realise you yearn for something greater, deeper, more lasting. That was my experience. Episode 3 in the Unseen Footprints article and podcast series.
Sherron Watkins: The Enron Wistleblower
The collapse of the energy giant Enron in 2001 was one of the most spectacular in corporate history. Sherron Watkins was the employee who blew the whistle on Enron’s 'creative' accounting practices and corporate fraud. As you’ll hear in this interview, it was a gutsy stand that cost Sherron greatly, but one which came with
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
Four Life Lessons from a Thousand Conversations
After five years hosting Open House, and another decade in broadcasting before that, I have met thousands of amazing people, heard a plethora of inspiring tales, and learnt a number of personally significant lessons about life. Here are four 'life lessons' on faith, dreams, change and transformation, gleaned from my conversations with Donald Miller, Brian