37 episodes

Welcome to The Inspiration Project, a podcast designed to inspire the next generation of young people through the real world stories of well-known Christians. People who have extraordinary stories of faith, life, tragedy and triumph. People that God has used to achieve great things.

We want to inspire the next generation to see that by trusting God, they will achieve His purpose in their life and that through Him, all things are possible. The podcast is hosted by ACC Principal, Mr Brendan Corr, and behind the scenes, ACC Graduate, Jarred Fantom, organises the guests and edits the episodes.

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Welcome to The Inspiration Project, a podcast designed to inspire the next generation of young people through the real world stories of well-known Christians. People who have extraordinary stories of faith, life, tragedy and triumph. People that God has used to achieve great things.

We want to inspire the next generation to see that by trusting God, they will achieve His purpose in their life and that through Him, all things are possible. The podcast is hosted by ACC Principal, Mr Brendan Corr, and behind the scenes, ACC Graduate, Jarred Fantom, organises the guests and edits the episodes.

    Kim Oates

    Kim Oates

    Episode Description

    On this episode of ‘The Inspiration Project’, ACC Graduate and Podcast Producer Jarred Fantom talks to Professor Kim Oats about how he came to faith, what lessons he learned in school from his teachers, why he wanted to become a doctor and enter into the field of Paediatrics, and what does it mean to be an effective Christian role model. Plus so much more!

    Episode Summary


    What does it mean to be an effective Christian role model?
    How Kim came to faith in God
    Important life lessons from his school teachers
    Why Kim wanted to become a doctor and enter into the field of Paediatrics
    Kim’s role in the child abuse field
    Three pieces of advice for a young person struggling, starting out or just needing a boost
    How has Kim’s faith played an important role in his career
    Why Fear of failure actually inspires Kim

    • 42 min
    Darlene Zschech

    Darlene Zschech

    Episode Description

    On this episode of The Inspiration Project, Brendan Corr talks to Darlene Zschech the acclaimed singer and songwriter about where her love for music came from, coming to Christ at age 15, realising what God’s unconditional love meant to her, finding her voice in Christian Worship and what was life like for Darlene after her song ‘Shout To The Lord’ was discovered.

    Episode Summary


    What were some lessons Darlene learned from School growing up
    How she discovered her talent for singing
    How Darlene became a Christian
    What does it mean to achieve excellence in Christian Music
    What it was like for Darlene starting out in a small startup Christian Worship group assembling extraordinary talent
    Where does a good song come from?
    What has it meant for Darlene to carry on the Legacy of the song ‘Shout to the Lord.’ And is it something that she is still able to celebrate
    Is Darlene happy about the next generation of God-inspired songwriters whether they are recognising the continuation of the Spirit in the lyrics and the worship and intent

    • 47 min
    Claire Rogers

    Claire Rogers

    Episode Description

    On this episode of ‘The Inspiration Project’, Brendan Corr talks to Claire Rogers the CEO of Oho about the nature of leadership and how her faith plays an important role in leading larger organisations. Claire’s understanding of purpose and faith and why failure is a beautiful gift. Plus so much more!

    Among other things Claire shares:

    * What was school like for Claire
    * Why leadership skills and principles are so important to Claire and where she learned those skills
    * Why failure is a beautiful gift
    * How did Claire come to faith and what has being a Christian meant to her?
    * Claire’s understanding of purpose and faith
    * How faith has shaped what Claire prioritises and what she has pursued in terms of her work.
    * How Claire’s faith has helped her lead.
    * The connections between doing what you love and finding what you are good at.

    • 39 min
    Michael Adams

    Michael Adams

    Episode Description

    On this episode of ‘The Inspiration Project’, Brendan Corr talks to Professor Michael Adams about how Michael got into the corporate law specialisation, the difference between the letter of the law and the spirit of the law, what is good law in the first place. And so much more.

    Professor Michael Adams Episode Summary


    The absolute concept of law and a local generic expression of it
    How Michael got into studying his specialised field of corporate law
    The differences between the letter of the law and the spirit of the law
    What is a good law? What would be the hallmarks of good law?
    What is the universal concept of morality in law?
    How Michael became a Christian
    How does Michael bring together his faith and a life that's beyond our own?
    How does Michael make sense of the conception of law and the Christian experience?

    • 47 min
    Brooke Prentis

    Brooke Prentis

    Episode Description

    On this episode of ‘The Inspiration Project’, Brendan Corr talks to Brooke Prentis, the CEO of Common Grace, about the origins of the organisation, having a voice into justice issues for Aboriginal peoples and how we can bring about reconciliation in this country.

    Brooke Prentis Episode Summary


    The beginnings of Common Grace almost 7 years ago.
    What does it mean to pursue Jesus and Justice?
    How Brooke makes the distinction between having a voice into a social issue, and what might be the politics around the issue?
    Finding a sense of identity and self.
    Brooke’s own experiences with racism growing up and how she dealt with it.
    How Brooke came to a saving faith in Jesus at age 21.
    Brooke’s view on some of the historical work with Aboriginal peoples of the Australian church.
    How young people can get more involved in work for the common good.

    • 41 min
    Eloise Wellings

    Eloise Wellings

    Episode Description

    On this episode of ‘The Inspiration Project’, Brendan Corr talks to Australian Olympic Athlete Eloise Wellings about overcoming stepbacks, finding faith in God and the importance of good coaches and mentors.

    Eloise Wellings Episode Summary


    Growing up in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire
    Finding faith in God
    Why Eloise chose running as her profession
    The importance of coaches and mentors in Elosie’s life
    How a setback can become a set up
    Going to Rio and doing well
    Missing out on several Olympic games and what that taught Eloise
    Starting her foundation in Uganda

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

JayFantom91 ,

Much needed knowledge & wisdom

Each guest shares a wealth of knowledge & wisdom that everyone needs to hear!

Ralex-NSW ,

Like a fly on the wall

I’m really enjoying listening to these conversations. They’re providing great insight into the minds and lives of some very interesting people.

Lurch76! ,

Very encouraging!

These are excellent “deep-dive” style interviews that really get to the heart of the guests.

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