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The Forum Podcast: The Shack + What Happens After You Die

The Shack opens in NZ cinemas next week, and the film's director – Stuart Hazeldine – joined us on the Forum to talk about the challenges of portraying God in film, the criticism The Shack has received from some Christians and how he believes the themes in this story can help people.

Also on this week's show, Pastor Randy Frazee joined us for a conversation around the ideas in his new book: "What Happens After You Die: A Biblical Guide to Paradise, Hell, and Life After Death". Randy is the senior minister of one of the largest churches in America, which he leads alongside author and pastor Max Lucado.

Plus the Reverend Frank Ritchie joined us to talk about the motherly love of God. 

Tune in Sunday night from 8pm.


The Forum Podcast: Finding A New Church + Myths About Domestic Abuse

Being part of a faith community is important for Christians, but what should you look for in a church, and why?

Also on this week's show we were joined by Holly Carrington from Shine. Domestic violence is a massive problem in NZ. The good news is that there are organisations like Shine doing amazing work educating people and helping victims. Shine is one of them. Holly talked about the myths and facts of domestic violence.

Plus the Rev. Frank Ritchie shares his thoughts on what a 'biblical worldview' is and Dan updates us on the week in social media.

Tune in Sunday night from 8pm.


The Forum: Why Christians Should Care For The Environment + Making Tough Choices

On the Forum we talked with Jason Mitchell about his new book 'No Easy Jesus'. Jason believes many Christians end up disillusioned because a life following Jesus doesn't look as easy they were told it would be. He'll talk about how we can make tough, gritty choices that help us grow in our relationship with God.

Also on this week's show, The Rev. Frank Ritchie shares about why Christians should care for the enviroment, and Dan updates us on the week in social media.

Tune in Sunday night from 8pm.