|1 - The Time Of Jacob’s Ladder|
Have you ever had to face up to something you did and were not sure you had the strength to go through with it? Today we're going to look at someone who faced that very situation and we're going to see what that means for you as we head for the climax of history.
|2 - Kristallnacht|
Over the course of human history there have been horrible moments where the forces of evil conspire to have one group of people try to permanently eliminate another group. We'd like to think that in the 21st century that's a thing of the past, but what does Bible prophecy say? Will it happen again?
|3 - Waiting For A Wedding|
There's a moment in a young mans life where he asks a girl to marry him, and believe it or not that moment has something important to say about Bible prophecy and the end of time.
|4 - Lessons From a Vacant Lot|
Most people are willing to make sacrifices so that children can have a better shot at life. We do without some of the luxuries of life to save for uni tuition, we work that extra shift to pay for cricket, swimming or music lessons. And even if our own healthcare doesn't cover a whole lot we still drag our kids to the medical clinic once in a while because we want them to have every chance at living a healthy, productive life. So then you've got to wonder why in the world would somebody build a school right on top of a toxic waste dump?
|5 - Crossing Earth’s Finish Line|
You know, I've read the book of Revelation and I've noticed there are some pretty tough times coming. And the more I read it, the more I'm thinking I can't wait to get there.
|6 - The Day it Rained Fire|
Black Saturday, February 7, 2009, is in the record books for all the wrong reasons: Australia's worst natural disaster on the hottest day ever in Melbourne. Tragically, 173 people died in a holocaust of fire. Over 2000 homes were destroyed, Entire towns were razed to the ground. Over 7500 people were left homeless. More than 450,000 hectares of land was destroyed. Faced by a terrible tragedy like this, can we still believe in God?
|7 - Conquering Stress|
You have just received a letter informing you that you are way behind on your taxes and as you are reading that letter, the phone rings and a coworker tells you that you are expected to make a big presentation tomorrow that you didn't know about. Your wife is having surgery and the kids are running wild through the house. Suddenly you feel a knot in the pit of your stomach, a cold sweat starts to form between your eyebrows and you can feel every inch of your body tighten up as your mind begins to race. What are you going to do? Well you have to do something. We've all heard over the last 20 years or so that stress can be a real killer. Today on It Is Written special guest, Dr Fred Harding joins Pastor Boonstra to give you the tools you need to both understand stress and deal with it.
|8 - Feeding Your Soul|
Most of us as Christians recognise that Bible study is very important. Yet with our busy schedules we only sort of fit it in somewhere and never really get enough out of it. Even when we do make time sometimes we struggle to understand what we are reading or how to apply it to our lives. Take a journey to the German town of Worms and see Martin Luther make a life threatening stand for the Bible. Today is a very practical program-you will learn the secrets to breathing new life into your own Bible study.
|9 - Lone Ranger Christianity|
Why did Albert Einstein and Mahatma Gandhi reject organised religion? In today's world do we need to join a church or is it more fulfilling to be spiritually independent? In this program you will see what God says about His church and the benefits of belonging to a community of believers.
|10 - Behold the Man|
Every 10 years the German town of Oberammergau sees half a million people witness the famous Passion play-the story of the last moments in the life of Jesus Christ. Today you will discover the significance of this story for your everyday life.
|11 - The Living Know|
The living know that they will one day die. Even Solomon lamented the death he would one day face. But death wasn't part of the original plan for humanity.
|12 - Voices From Beyond|
Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Is it a hoax? Pastor Shawn Boonstra investigates the evidence and shares what the Bible has to say about this question.
|13 - The Big Five: Is There More Than One Path to the Top?|
There is a famous expression that suggests there are many paths to the top of the mountain. Is there only one pathway to heaven and does it really matter how we express our spirituality? Today you will investigate the bold claims of Jesus Christ and discover His relevance to today's world.
|14 - The Big Five: God, Why Don’t You Stop Pain and Suffering?|
How could a God of love allow murders, plane crashes, earthquakes or terrorism? Today you will see what role God plays in the hurts of people and discover the true force behind crime, pain and suffering.
|15 - The Big Five: God, How Do I Know You Really Exist?|
Forty years ago TIME magazine dared to ask a question people had wondered about for some time: "Is God dead?" In today's program you will see if there is any proof for God's existence and if so what role God can play to help you get the most out of life.
|16 - The Big Five: Who Wrote the Bible?|
Is the Bible just a collection of stories and has it been mysteriously changed throughout the centuries? Today you will discover the evidence for the reliability of the Bible and see how this book can empower your life.
|17 - The Big Five: Who is Jesus?|
Was Jesus a good man, a prophet or maybe just a liar? Today you will discover the amazing evidence for the existence of Jesus as the Son of God. You will see the fulfilment of ancient predictions and learn how Jesus can be a reality in your life.
|18 - Modern-day Miracle in Paradise|
Almost half the population of Papua New Guinea have never had access to the Bible because they can't read or write. In this program you'll see the impact of the miracle of the 'Pidgin Godpod' solar powered audio Bible as it makes the Bible come to life in remote villages. You will see that the Bible brings hope to all people, including us today.