46 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.
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    Sheridan Voysey

    Sheridan Voysey

    On this episode of The Inspiration Project, Brendan Corr talks to author, speaker and broadcaster Sheridan Voysey about his career in broadcasting, what lead him to working for the BBC, becoming a Christian at 19, how being a DJ helped him with his use of language, the differences between entertainment and analytical communication and what to do when life doesn’t go according to plan.
    Episode Summary
    When Sheridan realised that words were something that excited him enough to pursue a career in broadcasting and writing.Becoming a Christian at age 19, and realising that winning the 1990 DMC DJ mixing championships wasn’t fulfiling and rather lonely.Why school wasn’t a great experience for Sheridan.How being a DJ helped Sheridan with the use of language.The differences between entertainment and analytical types of communication.Exploring the conception of our humanity and our sense of responsibility that we have in the moment when life doesn’t go according to plan.Understanding what it means to be a human that goes through hardship.Does Sheridan believe that having plans are a good thing or are they inherently problematic and whether they lead to disappointment.Dealing with the disappointment of not being able to have kids.

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    • 45 min
    Jason Perini

    Jason Perini

    On this episode of The Inspiration Project, Brendan Corr talks to director, writer and actor Jason Perini about what attracted him to the entertainment industry, being comfortable with the unknowns of acting jobs, finding work life balance, what school life was like for Jason, the time he became aware that he needed God, the role of entertainment in the Church and what it means to entertain people.
    Episode Summary

    How to respond to the unknowns in life What attracted Jason to the entertainment industry What school life was like for Jason Growing up in a Christian home and when Jason realised his need for Christ What it means to entertain people Understanding the nature of people through storytelling The different expressions of entertainment The role of entertainment in the Church

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    • 42 min
    Mark Hadley

    Mark Hadley

    On this episode of The Inspiration Project, Brendan Corr talks to Mark A. Hadley, a professional journalist who has been writing for over 30+ years. They talk about his early life, why Mark wanted to do something significant, stories being a big part of his childhood and how they impacted him, when the Gospel story became personal for Mark, the power of stories, how even in fictional stories there needs to be an element of truth told, and how God is the ultimate storyteller. 
    Episode Summary
    Why Mark wanted to do something significant with his life. Growing up being surrounded by stories and how that impacted Mark’s view of life. When the Gospel story became part of Mark’s story. God is the ultimate storyteller and why that’s important to understand. The idea that there is still an element of truth to fictional stories. How Mark’s English teacher inspired him to become a journalist. The power of story and why they can be so moving.The current meta-narrative for Christians.
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    • 42 min
    Stephen O'Doherty

    Stephen O'Doherty

    On this episode of The Inspiration Project, Brendan Corr talks to Broadcaster and commentator Stephen O’Doherty about why you can’t fake compassion, the importance of God’s compassion towards us, being aware of his talents for music and communication early in life, how God remade Stephen in his early 20s and why people need to communicate with a more authentic voice.
    Among other things, Stephen shares:

    What led Stephen to his early awareness of his talents for music and communication.Why you’ve got to find your own voice in the world.Why Stephen believes you can’t fake compassion.The importance of God’s compassion towards us.Why people need to communicate with an authentic voice. How faith intervened in Stephen’s life and career.How God remade Stephen in his 20s.

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    • 48 min
    Chris Mulherin

    Chris Mulherin

    On this episode of The Inspiration Project, Brendan Corr talks to Rev. Dr. Chris Mulherin about the supposed conflict between Christianity and science. What it means to reconcile truth against an objective reality, understanding the shared nature of faith, how Chris came to faith and whether Chris has had to deal with doubt questions about what is true and what is not.
    Among other things Chris shares:

    How Chris came to faithThe conflict mythWhat is truth and what is notWhat it means to reconcile truth against an objective realityHow to understand the shared nature of faithLosing his son Ben and dealing with the question of where is God in this tragedy?What is it about the story of Christ - incarnation, salvation and redemption that speaks to Chris?

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    • 48 min
    Rory Darkins

    Rory Darkins

    On this episode of The Inspiration Project, Brendan Corr talks to High Performance Coach, Rory Darkins about the importance of mentors, positive psychology in high performance, how to deal with and manage disappointment and the differences between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset and the science of success.
    Among other things Rory shares:

    The science of positive psychology in high performanceThe differences between a growth mindset and a fixed mindsetWhy mentors are important for growth and maturityLooking at success from a different perspectiveThe psychology of well-beingHow to manage disappointmentRory’s story of faith and it’s importance in his life and career

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    • 51 min

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Much needed knowledge & wisdom

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