Welcome to Postcard Radio

Many people might think of Australia as a Christian nation, but the reality is that relatively few Aussies consider themselves passionate followers of Jesus and his ways. We like it when Jesus tells us to love those who are close to us, but we aren’t as impressed when he tells us to love our enemies in the same way. We like it when Jesus calls for the poor to be fed but don’t like when he asks us to pay for it.

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Monks, Cheerleaders, Activists

If you have arrived at this site then you probably have some idea of what Postcard Radio is and that we focus on three core ideas, the notion of being Monks, Cheerleaders and Activists. Here’sa brief explanation of the idea behind these motifs.

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What is A Big Year?

So far over 500 people are crazy enough to believe that they can change the world by living differently. These people have signed up to the challenge to spend a year living the way of Jesus.

Based on the idea that we need to act ourselves into a new way of thinking, the Postcard Radio project, known as A Big Year, provides a way to intentionally practise the teachings of Jesus.

Latest Blog Entries

Spirituality for the Time Poor

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Here are some thoughts that struck me recently:

  • Most people I know are time-poor
  • Life is busy enough but on top of everything else we as Christians are supposed to do a whole lot of spiritual stuff (read the Bible, pray, serve others, do church)
  • God doesn’t want us to fulfill our worldly responsibilities half-hearted (work, partners, children, community) so it’s not really an option to cut back on those

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Sneaky Jesus

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I have just returned from a trip to the US where I had the privilege of attending a conference or two as well as spending sometime with friends in the mid-west. Our friends live in a university town and had started a wonderful cafe in a building next to their church. This was a great space for the local students to gather, with eclectic furniture, modern local art and fair trade, organic coffee. I remember thinking, “This is about as good as a church can do in creating a safe place for people to hear the dangerous message of Jesus”. I congratulated my friend on their church’s creativity, to which she laughed and said, “Ah, the students still think it wreaks of ‘sneaky Jesus’…” Read More