Meet the real Indiana Jones - Bible Archaeologist Bob Cornuke

A name that can stir up controversy in archaeological circles is Bob Cornuke. Bob is a biblical archaeologist who’s been tagged as the real ‘Indiana Jones’ as a result of his many exploits and adventures searching for ancient biblical sites. It was only recently that Bob told Vision Radio about how he has spent a lifetime identifying sites where major biblical events have either occurred or are expected to occur in the future.

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ - Connecting Movies to Christ's Commandments

Movie reviewer Russell Matthews from City Bible Forum and Insights magazine goes to a lot of movies. In fact, far more than the average movie-goer. So you’d think he’d be suffering from some sort of side effect. (Imagine overdosing on horror movies and possibly seeing a mob of hungry zombies busting into your bedroom in the middle of the night!)

Set Free From the Pain of Abortion – Kay Painter

Significant things are happening around Australia to do with abortion and the state of Queensland is no exception. American Kay Painter was attending the Cherish Life Queensland Annual Dinner as a guest speaker and the international author and speaker told Vision Radio’s 20Twenty listeners this was her ninth visit to Australia.

Ancient Paths and the Lost Culture of Blessings – Craig Hill

Pastor Craig Hill has delivered an ‘ancient paths’ message – and the key to that missing ‘ancient path’ is the impartation of generational blessing. “Fathers, mothers, you hold a key in your hand to open a door for your children.”...

'Will America Be Great Again?' - Bill Meuhlenberg and Kameel Majdali

“It’s bizarre, unusual, crazy!’  ‘We could end up with a bloody French-style revolution!’ These statements are better suited to describe a Hollywood superhero movie wouldn’t you think?...

The South Australia Euthanasia Bill Alert – Ros Phillips

South Australia MP Steph Key has introduced a bill to state parliament that if passed into law, would permit voluntary euthanasia. The bill also has provision for terminal patients to be given a prescription for a lethal drug to take at home for use at some future time.

Busting the 'Me Myself And I' Retirement Myth - Paul Arnott

Paul Arnott from Christian Ministry Advancement has told Vision Radio about an initiative called Q4 Connection. Paul, who’s the Executive Director for Special Projects said anyone who’s 60 years and over is in the fourth quarter of their lifespan and possibly ripe for advancing the Gospel throughout their retirement years.

Life On The Frontline - A Former Soldier's Battle For Righteousness

Bernard Gaynor delivered a powerful Jeremiah-like warning for Christians and conservatives when he appeared on Vision Radio’s 20Twenty program recently.

Loving Your Spouse the ‘SmartLoving’ Way

Francine Perola was a recent guest on Vision Radio’s 20Twenty program with Neil Johnson. Francine and her husband Byron are directors of the Marriage Resource Centre and are recognised leaders in marriage education.

Two of Australia’s Faithful Warriors to Retire

They're two well known heroes of the Christian faith in Australia who’ve faced all sorts of criticism in their public stand for righteousness. For over 40 years Dr David and Roslyn Phillips have led an unremitting, relentless struggle against social and spiritual erosion in our society and it’s cost them dearly.

Suffering for Christ in India

Pastor Prince Thomas has suffered for his faith in India. He comes from the northern part of the sub-continent, and has been severely beaten. The scars on his arm that was broken in three places bears testimony to that.

‘The Biggest Survey in Australia After the Census’ Dr Ruth Powell

Through the months of October and November churches around Australia have been completing their National Church Life Survey (NCLS).

Australian Salvation Army Major Pays the Ultimate Price

James Condon, Retired Commissioner of the Salvation Army Eastern Territory is part of the organising team of the National Day of Prayer and Fasting. But the retired commissioner had some sad news to tell when he appeared on Vision Radio’s 20Twenty recently.

Pornography – ‘the Greatest Cancer In the Church Today’ Jack Sonneman

A conference was held in the US recently in an attempt to find ways to stop the tidal wave of pornography sweeping the globe. Jack Sonneman from the Australian Federation for the Family attended the conference titled the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation and told 20Twenty host Neil Johnson that it was more than just a talkfest.

Is God Bringing Judgment Upon America?

The revelation of church unity, starting from the top down, came when James Condon, retired commissioner of the Salvation Army for the Eastern Territory, was a recent guest on Vision Radio’s 20Twenty program.

"The Church Strikes Back!" The War to Save Marriage and Families

Where do we go from here? Christians seem to have been abandoned by many of our political parties. In today's PERSPECTIVES article, Senator Eric Abetz explains why his traditional stance is important for Australia's future.

Succeed in business the Christian way

Business coach Wez Hone says it's vital for Christians to be involved in business, putting their faith into practical action in our economy. He says in his experience it’s been the "Godly bits" that have stood the test of time and the rest just comes and goes.

The Church's "Young People" crisis

Every year, 50,000 young Australians leave the Church (2013 figures). It's a massive challenge to our church leaders, and to our families. Scripture Union's Terry Williams says we’ve copied a lot of what the world has been doing at the cost of true discipling and it’s not resulting in life-long followers of Jesus.

Persecution rises in Russia

There is a constant stream of information to confirm the persecution of Christians is escalating throughout the world. But as it increases, so too does God’s mission as His followers reap an increase of souls for His kingdom.

Saving Syria's Christian Community

The headlines from Syria get grimmer by the day - but the outlook for Syria's Christians appears, if possible, even grimmer.  What's the West doing to help one of Christianity's oldest communities? Well, very little, according to international Religious Liberty expert Elizabeth Kendal, who's been talking to 20Twenty's Neil Johnson

Where do we go from here

The unrelenting US election campaign is lurching towards its long-awaited climax with the most recent polls showing the two major presidential candidates running almost neck and neck.

India And Australia – A Tale of Two Cultures

Bible teacher Berni Dymet is just back from India, where he visits regularly to meet with his team there. He says India's culture is completely different to ours, and confronting in many ways. He tells Neil Johnson we have a lot to learn about ourselves and our relationship with God by the way we interact with a different culture.

God, creation, and space – the final frontier

As Star Trek fans celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the USS Enterprise's first appearance on our TV screens, it seems only right that today's PERSPECTIVES article features a space scientist who says the more we discover about outer space, the more it becomes obvious that it was created by God. 

'Faith For Healing – It’s Contagious!' Evangelist Carl Butler

Carl Butler from Fan the Flame Ministries has traveled far and wide. He's been to more than 40 countries over the past 25 years. Carl’s eager to see men and women saved and healed, freed and filled with the Holy Ghost, churches impacting their communities and God being glorified.

The Future For Marriage

It's Marriage Week, and across the station we'll be celebrating.  But at the same time, traditional marriage is very  much under threat, with campaigners looking to completely redefine it. Today's PERSPECTIVES article looks in depth at the debate.

If the whole world were saved...

If our prayers were answered and the whole world was saved, what would God want us to do the next day? Dr Ryan Messmore poses this question to challenge us about our priorities, what we decide is secular, and what we think is sacred.

The danger of "Safe Schools"

Many parents are concerned about the "Safe Schools" programme, and NSW Liberal MP Damien Tudehope says it's much more than just an anti-bullying initiative. In today's PERSPECTIVES article, he explains why he's been campaigning against it - and what the implications are for families. 

Sports Chaplains face their own Olympic Challenge

The Olympics are over, the Paralympics are yet to start - and in the life of an athlete, the Games are a culmination of years of physical and mental effort.  But how does that affect them spiritually? And who looks after them in the aftermath of a race, whether they win, or lose? That's where the Sports Chaplains step in - and Hannah Johnson has been supporting Aussie athletes through the dizzying highs and lows of competing on the world stage.

Steve Grace - Crossing Australia

Singer Steve Grace has completed his amazing task of crossing the breadth of Australia from west to east to raise money to combat suicide. Vision's followed him all the way - and today's PERSPECTIVES article looks back at a mission that ended in Byron Bay on Sunday.

The Church must speak out

Lyle Mercer, a PR expert, says the Church has been backward about coming forward as society grapples with issues such as same-sex marriage, the Safe School programme, and many other contentious areas. Why are Christians reluctant to make their voice heard?  Is it a case of lack of opportunity? Or fear of the consequences?  Lyle says the Church needs to make its voice heard

Don't let debt be your master

In the modern world it's easy to get into debt - and much, much harder to get out. Alex Cook from Wealth with Purpose want to help Christians honour God with their finances. He says it’s important for us to challenge society’s views on debt, and to see it from a Christian point of view.

The Future of Mission

Jesus told us to go out and share the gospel with a lost world - but the way that happens is changing and will continue to change. Jameson Titus says the days when a western missionary would arrive in a developing country to bring the Good News of Christ are ending - and today, in many places, it's a very different story

Christian crisis in the Middle East

Regular 20Twenty contributor Elizabeth Kendal's latest book "After Saturday Comes Sunday" reveals the extent of the threat facing Christians not just in the Middle East - but in the rest of the world as well. She's urging the Church to respond to the plight of genocide facing many Christian communities.

Ken Ham's full-size Noah's Ark

Former Aussie science teacher Ken Ham's dream was to build a full-size replica of Noah's Ark, to show Christians and non-Christians alike what it would have been like.  The Ark was completed and is now open in the US State of Kentucky, and Ken's been talking to 20Twenty's Neil Johnson about how it's already affecting the lives of visitors - and his exciting plans for the future.

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