Heart and Soul Radio 2021

6th January – An epiphany special including thoughts and music from the musical Stargazers, as well as looking to the year ahead.

13th January – Two hours of worship including an interview from Gavin Calver, Cheif Executive of the Evangelical Alliance, who talks about his hopes and vision for the exciting future of the church. 

20th January – Two hours of great music as well as Debs talking with guests TOUGH-TALK, two medal winning power and weight-lifters, about how God stepped into their lives which were spiralling out of control with drugs, violence and the occult. 

27th January – To mark the week of the conversion of St Paul, we present Roger’s musical ‘Apostle’ followed by an hour with Dave.

3rd February – An exclusive interview with Rob Parsons, founder of “Care for the Family”, then Graeme Russell leads a thought-provoking “Time to Talk”. He says “This week I am with myself, in fact it is me, myself & I sharing about work, mental health and prayer.”

10th February – Roger talks to singer, song-writer and worship leader Nigel Lloyd-Latham followed by an hour with Dave who chats to Henrietta Blyth of ‘Open Doors’, the charity which supports Christians enduring extreme persecution throughout the world. 

17th February – an exclusive interview with singer-songwriter Philippa Hanna, and then Debs chats to Jodi Whitehouse about the charity she set up for those with a rare skin condition.

24th February – Roger Jones talks to New Wine National Leader Paul Harcourt, about his life and ministry followed by an hour of music and reflection about Lent with Graeme.

3rd March – Roger talks to Simon Baker of ‘Community Bible Study’ and then Dave interviews Rev Richard Pidgely from Millpool Hill Church, Kings Heath.

10th March – Roger interviews internationally renowned speaker, writer and broadcaster Jeff Lucas, and then Debs chats to sisters Belinda and Jenny about their project ‘Pretty Prayers’

17th March – Roger talks to Nigel and Julie Cameron-Hall about their faith and songwriting. On St Patrick’s Day they bring us tracks from their album “Celtish Home”.  Graeme then invites us to share in an hour of music and chat.

24th March – Roger chats to Cheryl Jenkinson about her life and faith as a musician, Christian and mother of Alexander who has Down Syndrome. Then Dave Stansbie interviews Steve Bagnell, Care Centre Manager of Birmingham City Mission, about his vital work and faith journey.

31st March – this special show begins with a complete playthrough of the original recording of Roger’s musical ‘Jerusalem Joy’ featuring his old Aston Manor School Choir. For the second hour Debs, Dave, Graeme and Roger get together and chat about their faith and favourite tracks.

7th April – Roger interviews Ian Stott, local professional singer, songwriter and poet about his life and faith. Then Graeme brings happy thoughts in the light of Easter.

14th April – Roger talks to poet and author Liz Carter about her life and work. It is a very moving and challenging interview. Her latest book is “Treasure in Dark Places”. Then Dave Stansbie brings an hour of the music of “Casting Crowns”, and a “smorgasbord” of reflections to lift your heart and bless your soul.

21st April – Roger interviews “Nic the Vic” Wood, Methodist minister with an amazing ministry in writing new songs for children’s worship. Then an amazing coup as Debs talks to evangelist and author J John.

28th April – Roger talks to singer, song-writer, worship-leader Nicky Whyman, who tells her story of healing from MS, how God arranged her marriage, and the joy of singing in tongues! Then Graeme Russell brings an hour of music and chat, based around the theme of “worship”.

5th May – Roger talks to “Well-Being” Counsellor Philippa Allenby about her life and faith. Then Dave brings us a “mish-mash” of chat and music to lift your heart and bless you soul!

12th May – Roger Jones talks to internationally-known singer, composer, and teacher Michael Card. In a trans-Atlantic zoom interview Michael shares about his life and ministry, and interesting thoughts on music in worship. Then Debs, in her own unique and gentle way, brings a “chill hour” and music, readings and chat.

19th May – Roger interviews Jenny Nunn – Scottish singer-songwriter. Then Graeme brings thoughts and prayers with lots of beautiful music.

26th May – 2 hours with Debs chatting to Benjamin John (son of J John) about the work the Wilberforce Academy and Christian Concern, talking about the issue that face our society and church today, with music, the bible and prayers.

2nd June – a special show for Pentecost as we play Roger’s musical Saints Alive! for the first hour, followed by Dave interviewing Anna Maria Kaminski, missionary / evangelist with Birmingham City Mission.


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