Discovery of coin weights that could date back to the 6th century.
January 1, 2023, marked the 250th anniversary of the first time the famous hymn, Amazing Grace, written by John Newton, was ever sung. Between 1787 and 1838, Amazing Grace was sung at many protest rallies in the movement to abolish slavery throughout the British Empire.
Explore Australia’s Christian heritage, Chaplain Richard Johnson’s role, and the divine influences in this historical journey.
Australia’s first minister, Rev. Richard Johnson, arrived with the first fleet on the 20th of January 1788. Then, on the 3rd of February 1788, Rev. Johnson held the first Christian service in Australia. National Christian Heritage Sunday is celebrated on the first Sunday in February each year.
Phil Edwards, Vision Christian Media’s CEO, shares stories of faithful supporters who were a big part of Vision’s history in establishing radio stations 35 years ago as Vision’s founders took a leap of faith to take God’s Word to the four corners of Australia.
While earlier explorers talked of being either beaten or eaten by the natives, when Arthur Phillip arrived, his diary notes stated that within an hour of landing onshore, he engaged with the Aborigines.
Australia’s Christian history includes some intriguing historical anecdotes and insights into political, social and economic factors.
“This church is an outstanding work of Eastern Roman art with great value for the Christian world.”
At the Judgement Seat in Heaven, the ‘quality of each person’s work will be seen when the day of Christ exposes it.’
Imagine if the first Christmas happened in an era where people could engage in it as they do today.
Professor Geoffrey Blainey says he is experiencing ‘something of a return’ to his Christian roots.
Our Holy Land tour ended prematurely in the most unexpected way – war – and when things like that happen, you discover what’s inside people.
Christmas – the day fear meets hope, and a new world becomes possible.
It’s the time of year to send Christmas cards, organise Christmas dinners and listen to Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas on repeat.
Saint Nicholas has long been revered as one of the world’s most beloved and generous figures. Throughout his life, he devoted himself to acts of charity and assisting those in need. His kind-heartedness was legendary—so much so that it became a popular Christmas tradition to give gifts anonymously in the spirit of Saint Nicholas during the holiday season.
It’s that magical time of year again where houses are donning Christmas lights, decorations are everywhere you look and all you hear at the shops are Christmas carols. But, have you ever thought as to how Christmas Carols came to be?
Civil war breaks out in the town where the rock-hewn churches have stood for 900 years.
Pastor Ben Kent shares a special 5-minute sermon, highlighting some practical insights on how we can apply the Bible to our everyday lives.
“A unique re-imagining of the story of Mary and Joseph and the birth of Christ”
“I want people to walk away going ‘God’s Word is true’ even something so big and fantastic as the Bethlehem star.”
Most people go through life without questioning the basic issues of existence. In fact, many people actively avoid thinking about these things too much.
Christians often encounter questions regarding the Bible’s reliability. Doubts about its accuracy are often a challenge for people when considering our Christian beliefs.
Communion is a symbol of what was poured out for us when Jesus gave His life. It’s the reminder of the New Covenant poured out for the forgiveness of sins.
Vision has designed a survey to help us move forward into the future. Since Vision’s inception, in 1988, our mission has been to help you look to God daily. Vision’s survey is about how we can make our ministry better by taking into account your needs, your likes, dislikes, and what you would like to see from Vision in the future.
It took137 years for the famous monument to be granted a building permit.