1 February 2023

Introducing TMA's new podcast
EVERYDAY SAINTS

Deeper stories of faith from Melbourne and beyond, hosted by the journalists behind The Melbourne Anglican magazine.  

Listen to the latest episode below or click the button below to listen to all our past episodes.

Episode #01 - Professor Peter Sherlock

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For the first episode, Everyday Saints host Kirralee Nicolle sits down with Professor Peter Sherlock, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Divinity.

Peter is a respected academic, having studied at both Oxford and Melbourne University – completing his doctoral studies in the English Reformation.

An avid musician and performer, you can find Peter sharing his gifts and passion for music at St Paul’s Cathedral most nights.

Everyday Saints is hosted and edited by Kirralee Nicolle, with help from Elspeth Kernebone, Michelle Harris, Jenan Taylor and Maya Pilbrow.

Graphics by Julian Karajic.

Episode #02 - Kate Boyd

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In this episode, Kirralee Nicolle speaks to Texan Instagram personality Kate Boyd. Kate Boyd is an Author, Bible teacher, and host of the Happy & Holy podcast.

She has travelled the world to interview and tell the stories of believers on mission, and inspired by those encounters, she creates spaces to facilitate wholehearted discipleship in the church at home.

She is studying theology with an emphasis in biblical studies at Perkins School of Theology.

Everyday Saints is hosted and edited by Kirralee Nicolle, with help from Elspeth Kernebone, Michelle Harris, Jenan Taylor and Maya Pilbrow.

Graphics by Julian Karajic.

Episode #03 - Leif Camp

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Leif Camp is a Lutheran minister from the United States who has lived and worked in Russia for over 25 years.

Before that, he taught English and literature at a university, and was the frontman of several successful rock bands in Chicago.

The Mark Twain piece Leif refers to in the episode can be found here: www.americanyawp.com/reader/19-american-empire/mark-twain-the-war-prayer-ca-1904-5/.

Everyday Saints is hosted and edited by Kirralee Nicolle, with help from Elspeth Kernebone, Michelle Harris, Jenan Taylor and Maya Pilbrow.

Graphics by Julian Karajic.

Episode #04 - Anne Pattel-Gray

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Professor Anne Pattel-Gray was recently appointed Professor of Indigenous Studies and inaugural Head of the School of Indigenous Studies at the University of Divinity.

In 1995, she was the first Aboriginal person to be awarded a PhD at the University of Sydney, published as The Great White Flood: Racism in Australia. She has previously held Visiting Professorships at Gurukul Theological Seminary, Harvard University and Otago University.

She is not only a very renowned academic, she’s an activist, a consultant and a celebrated Aboriginal leader.

This episode deals with some very important, but at times very heavy topics. If you have experienced racial discrimination, this may trigger traumatic memories for you, so please proceed with care.

Everyday Saints is hosted and edited by Kirralee Nicolle, with help from Elspeth Kernebone, Michelle Harris, Jenan Taylor and Maya Pilbrow.

Graphics by Julian Karajic.

Episode #05 - Ben Howes

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This episode features Ben Howes, someone who is passionate about the health of the environment, faith and caring for both creation and those around us.

Ben is the National Programs and Volunteer Coordinator for the Jane Goodall Foundation, a children and youth ministry worker, musician and lover of the outdoors. He studied his bachelor and master’s degrees at the University of Melbourne, and has an ongoing passion for the intersection of education, conservation and advocacy work across the Asia Pacific region.

Everyday Saints is hosted and edited by Kirralee Nicolle, with help from Elspeth Kernebone, Michelle Harris, Jenan Taylor and Maya Pilbrow.

Graphics by Julian Karajic.

Episode #06 - Lauren Raiter

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Lauren is from Melbourne and grew up in a mission-focused family who wanted to see people know God’s love.

In chatting with Lauren we see how she went from studying to be a paramedic to studying at Sydney Missionary and Bible College and pursuing overseas mission.

During this year she will be spending time at Church Missionary Society’s mission training centre St Andrew’s Hall with hopes to head to western Europe on mission.

Everyday Saints is hosted and edited by Kirralee Nicolle, with help from Elspeth Kernebone, Michelle Harris, Jenan Taylor and Maya Pilbrow.

Graphics by Julian Karajic.

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