YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE MET GRACE BUCKNELL, BUT YOU HAVE PLAYED A BIG PART IN HER STORY. “I genuinely wouldn’t be here without CBA’s supporters… It’s humbling to think there are people around New Zealand who are supporting the work of CBA and making it possible for me to share my faith with so many listeners.” Grace (22) was raised …
Our 2019 Christmas programme featured a one-hour special recapping the best interviews of John Cowan’s weekly Sunday night programme on Newstalk ZB.
Rev Frank Ritchie hosted our 2019 Christmas afternoon programme on Newstalk ZB. He invited his regular co-host on Sunday night’s Total Recall, Jax van Buuren as well as Newstalk ZB host Tim Roxborogh to join him in a music challenge. Together the team brainstormed music to creatively retell the nativity story using lyrics of songs that have nothing to do …
Petra Bagust hosted an hour of programming on our 2019 Christmas show on Newstalk ZB. One of her interviews was with former Punk band member, now Christian minister Rev Josh Jones who has written a New Zealand-flavoured Christmas Carol.
One of our highlights from our 2019 Christmas programming on Newstalk ZB was this Christmas special looking at the life of Johnny Cash. John Cowan presented the special that wove through Johnny’s life and career, drawing heavily on the Johnny Cash Christmas Specials that he recorded for television. Johnny’s faith comes through authentically and powerfully in the final programme. Check …
Nicky Gumbel shares the true Christmas message with listeners
‘Why should people still be celebrating the birth of a baby born 2,000 years ago?’ Nicky Gumbel, a former lawyer, and now the Senior Vicar of one of England’s most vibrant churches, is well-qualified to answer this question. He’s one of the most influential men in modern Christianity, yet ‘humble, charming and chatty’ – perfect for our audience – and we’re thrilled to have him on our programme this Christmas.
We’re thrilled to introduce Nathan King, our newest addition to the CBA team. Nathan has come on board to help create innovative radio content as part of our ‘Love It’ ministry.
Pio Terei joined Petra Bagust from 3pm-6pm Good Friday on Newstalk ZB. The show revolved around stories – in particular those powerful stories that set one’s moral compass and speak to the deeper questions of life.
Kicking off at noon on Good Friday, Frank Ritchie & Jax van Buuren used their 3 hours to encourage listeners to make the most of their long weekend. The show was able to range very naturally from practical topics like housework, tidying, and gardening to deeper themes like mental health, forgiveness and retreats.