queensland

Nathan Galletly

Nathan Galletly is the lead singer of “Dye Smiling,” a Christian band from the Gold Coast. Nathan shares his testimony of growing up as a Pastors kid in NZ and how his band has recently gotten back together after many years. There are also some plans in the pipeline for a large Christian festival which could hopefully see some other bands get back together soon! Listen in to find out more!

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Shari Hall

Dr. Shari Hall is a happily retired cardio-thoracic anesthesiologist educated at Yale University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is an international recording artist and singer/songwriter with four albums to her credit—Perfect Love, Faith, Three, and her 2020 release Hope — as well as a motivational speaker for women’s conferences around the world. She has appeared on 60 Minutes, is a regular contributing author to the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, and has a TEDx talk providing the “one-ingredient solution” to combating the global obesity epidemic. Most importantly, she is a child of God and a mother. Originally from New York, she now permanently resides on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. Listen in to her story!

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Ryan Vallee

Pastor Ryan Vallee is part of the team at Riverlife Church Brisbane. He is an Australian, Canadian and American citizen, and he’s worked with the marginalised in Mexico, served Indigenous communities in Australia, and has helped struggling families in Brisbane. He’s studied psychology and theology, and as a heavyweight, he’s taken out the South East Queensland amateur title by knockout in the 2nd round! His testimony packs a real punch! Listen in to his story!

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James Condon

James Condon has been an Officer of The Salvation Army for more than 45 years, retiring from active service in 2016. He has served in a variety of leadership roles in 3 countries: Australia, PNG and the UK. At the International Headquarters of The Salvation Army based in London, he held the position of International Secretary for the South Pacific and East Asia Zone. In 2011, James was appointed Commissioner for the Australia Eastern Territory which covers the States of NSW and QLD as well as the ACT. This involved some 400 centres of The Salvation Army, with 1,000 Officers of The Salvation Army and 4,000 employees. In this interview, James shares his testimony and about his involvement as Chairman of the National Day of Prayer and Fasting.

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Luke Howarth

Luke Howarth is the Federal member for Petrie, QLD. He shares about his transition from running a small-business to becoming a politician. In his maiden speech to parliament he said, ‘Life is about relationships.’ I truly believe this. The most important relationships in my life are: (1) my relationship with God, as a man of strong faith, and (2) my relationship with those people around me – my friends, my family, my neighbours and my work colleagues in this place. At the end of the day, when everything else is gone, relationships are what count.

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