On this week’s Reflections, we’re marking the first Sunday of Advent and exploring the theme of hope that the day is centred around. Join us for some beautiful spiritual preparation for the beginning of the Christmas season
Heinrich Barth lost his sight when he had a brain aneurysm several years ago. He and his wife Irene join us on Reflections to share how their love and faith got them through a terrifying time and how God has blessed them via a return to one of Heinrich’s passions. See Heinrich’s photos and buy his calendar for 2024 from: www.shotwhileblind.co.uk/
This week we’re chatting to the lovely Rosalie Dias who we met on a Torch holiday! Rosalie shares her experiences with having Stargardt Disease, being a Christian, and having a passion for poetry…
On this week’s show we mark Remembrance Sunday by celebrating the work of SASRA. SASRA, which stands for The Soldiers’ & Airmen’s Scripture Readers Association, have a mission to introduce soldiers and air force personnel to a practical experience of the Christian faith by living and working alongside them, and sharing scripture with them.
This week on Reflections, we’re thinking about fireworks and we’re exploring the wide possibilities of Advent reading. Yes, it may feel a little early still to think about anything festive, but it’s the perfect time to start planning our reading for the season, helping us prepare for the joy of Christmas.
This week on Reflections, we’re exploring the realities of being a carer, having a disability or experiencing illness. We’re joined by author Bernadette Meaden who wrote a book which faces up to all of these topics and explores how the Bible can be a source of support.
On this week’s Reflections show, we’re joined by Anthony Cooper, recently appointed MBE, who dreamed of a life in the military from a young age. When he joined the army, the unexpected happened and changed his life forever. Join us for his story of sight loss, faith, doubt and God’s transforming love.
This week we’re celebrating Torch’s annual Sight Loss Sunday event! The event is designed to wake the church up to sight loss and empower blind and partially sighted people to share their giftings in their church communities. Don’t forget: you can celebrate any Sunday of the year, find our resources to help you at https://torchtrust.org/sight-loss-sunday/
On this week’s Reflections show, we’re doing some serious myth-busting as Marilyn, Sheila and Jan explore some of the misconceptions often held about blind and partially sighted people.
This week we’re wishing popular British TV show ‘Songs of Praise’ a very happy 62nd birthday as we chat with conductor Paul Leddington-Wright about his many years of work on the show!