13 episodes

Tim Costello, Executive Director of Micah Australia, speaks to Christian voices around the world who are on the front-line of bringing hope and social change.

Hope in Crisis Micah Australia

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Tim Costello, Executive Director of Micah Australia, speaks to Christian voices around the world who are on the front-line of bringing hope and social change.

    An Aussie Doctor on COVID-19 in the developing world - Dr Ian Marr

    An Aussie Doctor on COVID-19 in the developing world - Dr Ian Marr

    Ian never wanted to be a doctor. But after seeing the gaps in diagnostic testing available in the developing world, he pursued a career as an Infectious Disease Physician. Ian was working in Timor-Leste when COVID-19 struck, and explains the pandemic's devastating impact on this small nation.

    • 21 min
    End COVID For All - Tim Costello

    End COVID For All - Tim Costello

    COVID-19 is not over for anyone, until it's over for everyone. And while Australia has been a leader in ‘flattening the curve’, too many of our global neighbours are far worse off. In fact, they’re in crisis. Tim Costello talks exclusively about why Micah Australia have taken the lead on a nationwide campaign called #EndCOVIDForAll.

    • 11 min
    Hope on the streets of Lesotho - Josh and Belinda Groves

    Hope on the streets of Lesotho - Josh and Belinda Groves

    Eight years ago Belinda went to the African nation of Lesotho to help oversee national elections. After being confronted by hundreds of children living on the streets, she never came back to Australia. Josh and Belinda Groves share their story of leaving comfortable lives, to rehabilitate children living on the streets of Lesotho.

    • 21 min
    Brazil and COVID-19 - Valdir Steuernagel

    Brazil and COVID-19 - Valdir Steuernagel

    Brazil is now the epicentre of COVID-19. Valdir Streuernagel, Pastor and theologian, reveals what it's like being in the middle of the pandemic, why Brazil does not have a united common voice, and the cracks being revealed in the Church's relationship to power.

    • 20 min
    Lucille Dejito - The Dark Side of Lockdown

    Lucille Dejito - The Dark Side of Lockdown

    Lucille Dejito, is an Attorney in Cebu, Philippines, at International Justice Mission working to prosecute those involved in the online sexual exploitation of children. She talks to Tim about the frightening increase of this activity during lockdown, the supply and demand chain driven by Westerners, and how this crime is one of opportunity not always poverty.

    • 26 min
    Rev James Bhagwan - COVID-19 and our Pacific Family

    Rev James Bhagwan - COVID-19 and our Pacific Family

    COVID-19 arrived in the Pacific on the tail end of cyclone season. Rev James Bhagwan of the Pacific Conference of Churches, speaks about how the Church has responded to the economic and social fallout, and why Australia has been a good neighbour at this time.

    • 28 min

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