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True Hope for Every Australian

True Hope for Every Australian

Vision’s mission is to bring true hope to every Australian. And in every Visionathon, we here so many stories of lives changed and impacted by God working through us. We know there are countless stories which we won’t get to hear, but those people who do call us remind us that we are making a real difference every day.

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Finding Purpose Through Jesus

Finding Purpose Through Jesus

Peter was once an alcoholic and a criminal, living what he calls ‘a purposeless life’. But a visit to his parents’ church began a miraculous transformation. Now he’s a travelling evangelist, bringing hope to the outback on his motorcycle.

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Defending the Faith with Love

Defending the Faith with Love

So what is an apologist? Pastor Vines explained that the word sprung from the Greek term apologia, which means to give a defence with love.

‘My passion is for people who are far from God, who are skeptical, who are even antagonistic.’

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Hope Can Turn A Life Around

Hope Can Turn A Life Around

Gourmet food distributor and boxing trainer Don Fakhry found that out for himself more than 20 years ago. Now he spends every spare moment helping the broken find hope.

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Spiritual Waves in the South Pacific

Waves of enthusiasm are sweeping across the South Pacific as many of our island neighbours prepare for new ways of local outreach. Bougainville In PNG, local teens have been so eager to reach their peers through radio that they've approached UCB Bougainville for training even before the application for a new youth station was approved. [...]

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Thirty years for answered prayer

Thirty years for answered prayer

Bundaberg from the air Imagine waiting 30 years for your prayers to be answered! For many of us, patience is not our best quality. Our ‘on demand’ culture expects God to act, and in the next thirty seconds! But doing great things for God rarely happens that quickly. Jesus waited 30 years before beginning His [...]

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For Christ and the Continent

For Christ and the Continent

The first school and first newspaper in Australia were staffed by Christians. We are all called to write the Word of God on the hearts of the next generation. The Christian heritage we enjoy today did not happen by accident. One man who left an enduring heritage is John Flynn, featured on our $20 banknote. [...]

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Vision Hits The Road

Vision Hits The Road

At almost one-quarter the length of a footy field, it’s pretty hard not to notice when one of David Sweeny’s trucks pulls up alongside you. You might say Dave’s got a very big Vision to change lives all over Australia! Dave is ecstatic about the fact he’s been able to use his everyday business to [...]

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Nepal and Asia Pacific Update

4000 copies or 40% of Nepal’s fourth edition of The Word for Today were destroyed in 2015 earthquake. Distribution of the fifth edition was made more difficult by politics and an embargo from a neighbouring country. Only 7000 copies were able to be printed and distributed. Despite crisis and difficulty, Message of Hope (Nepal’s equivalent [...]

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Hope is coming to Blacktown

SBS's Struggle Street is wrong! There is real hope in Blacktown! Of the twenty suburbs in Ward 5 of Blacktown City Council, fourteen are dominated by public housing. Blocks of units are set aside for prisoners when they first get out of jail. Local councillor Jacqueline Donaldson admits: ‘They are pretty bleak places. But if the [...]

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The Shield of Faith

The Shield of Faith

Understanding the Armour of God ‘Having taken up the shield of faith... you will be able to put out all the flaming arrows of the evil one.’ Ephesians 6:16 ISV The Roman shield was typically curved laminate wood strips, covered with leather and designed to protect the warrior from arrows and javelins. If it had [...]

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Bringing Hope to more than 7000 Prisoners

What an incredible outpouring of love! Last year, Vision and Bible League held a special appeal to raise enough money to put the Word of God into the hands of 5000 prisoners in Aussie correctional centres. But wow! We raised enough to send packages to over 7104 inmates (and still counting!) Thank you for your generosity, grace [...]

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Jamie’s Story

Building a Caring Community in the Remote North ‘My wife and I were only talking this morning about Vision180 (Formerly Word4U2day), where it quotes Acts 4:34 and how the early Christians shared everything. She said to me: “Wow! That’s so very aboriginal, isn’t it?”’ Jamie Weidinger is a school chaplain in Normanton, a small remote [...]

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God’s Word Transforms a Community

God’s Word Transforms a Community

Baptisms in Mulan Back in February 2013, we reported on the transformation of a tiny desert community on the edge of the east Kimberley region. Shirley Brown had approached Chariots of Fire about partnering with us to bring Vision Christian Radio to Mulan. It was her hope that Christian radio would be a catalyst in reducing [...]

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Vision team broadcasts live from northern Tasmania

Vision's Regional Director for Australia and Asia/Pacific Ian Worby and Rise and Shine co-host Andrew "Robbo" Robinson have been in Tasmania meeting local supporters and broadcasting live into Vision's breakfast show. They kicked off their tour visiting churches, local supporters and listeners arriving just on sunset in Devonport in time to see the Spirit of Tasmania before she left for Melbourne. Meet [...]

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VISION CHRISTIAN PRAYER TEAM PHONE VOLUNTEER – Brisbane-based

Vision Christian Prayer are seeking people to join their team of Phone Prayer Volunteers. Volunteers will need to have a heart for prayer; an ability to listen and a caring heart. The Prayerline is not a counselling or advice service, it is about praying to God and asking for His help or even saying thank [...]

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Vision helps Life FM set up in Rarotonga

AirNZ flight to Rarotonga We travelled to Rarotonga - the Cook Islands  - to conduct test broadcasts for a new Christian station in the island nation's capital. The airport is right on the beach with majestic rugged razor back mountains in the background, but it is a beautiful island. On our second day we went [...]

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Vision180 Launch

Vision180 Launch

Green slime. Green balloons. Green streamers. Green jellybeans. Thank you to all our supporters! The Vision180 launch (with all its green fun on November 19) and the encouragement of our listeners has meant so much as we seek to set a God-honouring direction for Australia's first national 100% Christian youth station. Please pray for this [...]

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Vision helps Youth station relaunch in Samoa

Radio Laufau in Samoa God is moving in the islands with the relaunch of a youth station in Samoa. It's been a big day here in Apia, Samoa visiting the leadership and team at the YFC christian youth station Radio Laufou (new life) 91.5 FM They have a studio and office on the water front and [...]

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New station for remote PNG Province

We're excited to celebrate another new Christian radio service on air in the remote Gulf Province of PNG...thank you Lord! We just received this photo of Laif FM Kikori being installed in the remote Gulf province of PNG in June... Thanks to all our friends and partners. The Gulf province is in the south of [...]

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New youth station in the Solomon Islands

I am very happy and feeling accomplished with us putting on a new Christian Youth radio station in Munda , western Province Solomon Islands. Walking and driving around talking to the locals they are also excited about it too.  We've had a very productive time meeting local church leaders and bible translators, as well as speaking at [...]

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