Voices of Faith 2017

With the support and help of the community, the 'Voices of Faith' radio program was officially launched on 5 April 2015. This is a community platform to share cultures, traditions, ethnicity, beliefs, activities, and to promote a better understanding of the richness of our multicultural society.

Join us every Sunday and Tuesday evening from 7:00 - 7:30 pm on FM102.7. Live streaming is available at http://www.102point7fm.com.au/

The broadcast is provided with the compliments of the Pure Land Learning College Association and is provided as a community service. If you would like to participate in the program or if you have questions or comments, please contact us at mfmcc.pllc@gmail.com or (07) 4659 8054.


Tuesday – May 30 2017
Terrorism and When will this End?
by Jagdish Narayan

Host – Jagdish Narayan


Sunday – May 28 2017
A Framework for Peace Building – A Religious Perspective
By Prof Raja Jayaraman, Vice President, Hindu Council of Australia

Host – Saleem Kidwai OBE, KFO FRSA


Tuesday – May 23 2017
Group Recommendations on ‘Religion – A Source of Strength in a Challenging World’ facilitated
by Members of the Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Host – The Revd Canon Richard Tutin


Sunday – May 21 2017
A Panel Discussion on ‘Religion – A Source of Strength in a Challenging World’ chaired by Dr. Krzysztof Batorowicz
Host – Dr. Krzysztof Batorowicz


Tuesday – May 16 2017
Religion – A Source of Strength in a Challenging World
by Rabbi Dr Aviva Kipen, Pastoral Fellow, University of Melbourne, Ormond College

Host – Dr. Krzysztof Batorowicz


Sunday – May 14 2017
Religion – A Source of Strength in a Challenging World
by Saleem Kidwai OBE, KFO FRSA, Secretary-General, Muslim Council of Wales

Host – Dr. Krzysztof Batorowicz


Tuesday – May 9 2017
Religion – A Source of Strength in a Challenging World
by John Agnew, Chair of Uniting Church Presbytery of the Downs

Host – The Revd Canon Richard Tutin


Sunday – May 7 2017
Part Two: From Ecumenism to Interfaith - Prospect and Challenges
by Margaret Naylon, Executive Officer,
Commission for Ecumenism and Inter-religious Relations

Host – The Revd Canon Richard Tutin


Tuesday – May 2 2017
Part One: From Ecumenism to Interfaith - Prospect and Challenges
by Margaret Naylon, Executive Officer,
Commission for Ecumenism and Inter-religious Relations

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – April 30 2017
Christian Charity – What is it?
by Jagdish Narayan

Host – Jagdish Narayan


Tuesday – April 25 2017
Part Two: A Panel Discussion on ‘Basis for Interfaith Dialogue—
Prospects and Challenges’ chaired
by Gail Paratz, Chair of Queensland Jewish Interfaith

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – April 23 2017
Part One: A Panel Discussion on ‘Basis for Interfaith Dialogue—
Prospects and Challenges’ chaired
by Gail Paratz, Chair of Queensland Jewish Interfaith

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – April 18 2017
Basis for Interfaith Dialogue—Prospects and Challenges
by Dr. Brian J. Adams, Director, Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – April 16 2017
Christian Attitudes and What that Means for us
by John Agnew, Chair of Uniting Church Presbytery of the Downs

Host – John Agnew


Tuesday – April 11 2017
Basis for Interfaith Dialogue—Prospects and Challenges
by The Revd Canon Richard Tutin,
General Secretary of Queensland Churches Together

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – April 9 2017
Religious Education Can Save the World
by Venerable Master Chin Kung AM, President and Founder,
Pure Land Learning College Association

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – April 4 2017
Harmony Among Powerful Countries:
Fostering the Happiness of Less Powerful Countries
by Venerable Master Chin Kung AM, President and Founder,
Pure Land Learning College Association

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – April 2 2017
Respect from Hindu Perspective
by Mrs Sarwan Narayan, Hindu Activist

Host – Sarwan Narayan


Tuesday – March 28 2017
Basis for Interfaith Dialogue—Prospects and Challenges’
by Professor Ken Udas, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Services) &
Chief Information Officer

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – March 26 2017
Part Two: Group Recommendations on ‘Forging a Common Humanity through religious understanding and education’ facilitated
by Members of the Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – March 21 2017
Part One: Group Recommendations on ‘Forging a Common Humanity through religious understanding and education’ facilitated
by Members of the Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – March 19 2017
A Panel Discussion on ‘Forging a Common Humanity through religious understanding and education’ chaired
by The Reverend Dr. Jonathan Inkpin, Rector of The Anglican Parish of St Luke Toowoomba, and Chair of Goodwill Committee of Toowoomba

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – March 14 2017
Forging a Common Humanity through religious understanding and education
by Dr. Catrin H Williams, Reader in New Testament Studies, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter Campus

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – March 12 2017
Forging a Common Humanity through religious understanding and education
by Professor Mohamad Abdalla, Director of the Centre for Islamic Thought and Education, University of South Australia

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – March 7 2017
Forging a Common Humanity through religious understanding and education
by Satwant Singh, Director and Secretary of Mercy Relief, Singapore

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – March 5 2017
Religious Teachings Promotes World Peace
The Epochal Significance of Religious Sacred Text 360
by Venerable Master Chin Kung AM
Founder and President of Pure Land Learning College Association Inc.

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – February 28 2017
Forging Common Humanity through Understanding of Religion and Education
by Mr Jagdish Narayan

Host – Jagdish Narayan


Sunday – February 26 2017
Social Diversity, Social Harmony – Reality and Challenges (Part Two)
by Inspector Steve Angus, District Officer, representing The Commissioner of the Queensland Police Service, Mr Ian Stewart

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – February 21 2017
Social Diversity, Social Harmony – Reality and Challenges (Part One)
by Inspector Steve Angus, District Officer, representing The Commissioner of the Queensland Police Service, Mr Ian Stewart

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – February 19 2017
Living together
by Reverend Jed Perkins, Minister Emeritus of Unitarian Church

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – February 14 2017
350th Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji - 5th January 2017
by Kam Athwal, Director, Sikh Nishkam Society of Australia

Host – Kam Athwal


Sunday – February 12 2017
Living Together in this Global Village - The Future & Challenges (Part Two)
by Bishop Cameron Venables, Anglican Bishop for the Western Region,
Chair of Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – February 7 2017
Living Together in this Global Village - The Future & Challenges (Part One)
by Bishop Cameron Venables, Anglican Bishop for the Western Region,
Chair of Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Sunday – February 5 2017
Opening Address
at the 2nd International Interfaith Conference
by Cr. Geoff McDonald, representing Mayor Cr. Paul Antonio
-Welcome Address
at the 2nd International Interfaith Conference
by Venerable Wu Shin, Executive Vice-President
of Pure Land Learning College Association Inc.

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Raza


Tuesday – January 31 2017
Older Persons Diet - Hindu Perspective
by Mrs Sarwan Narayan, Hindu Activist

Host – Sarwan Narayank


Sunday – January 29 2017
Promoting Universal Teachings for World Peace (Part Two)
Closing Address at the UNESCO International Peace Conference 2016
by Venerable Master Chin Kung AM
President and Founder, Pure Land Learning College Association

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Razak


Tuesday – January 24 2017
Promoting Universal Teachings for World Peace (Part One)
Closing Address at the UNESCO International Peace Conference 2016
by Venerable Master Chin Kung AM
President and Founder, Pure Land Learning College Association

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Razak


Sunday – January 22 2017
Promoting Sinology and its Values in the Modern Society – (Part Two)
by Teacher Tsai Li Hsu, Researcher, Hong Kong Institute of Sinology

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Razak


Tuesday – January 17 2017
Promoting Sinology and its Values in the Modern Society – (Part One)
by Teacher Tsai Li Hsu, Researcher, Hong Kong Institute of Sinology

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Razak


Sunday – January 15 2017
Religious Diversity, Acceptance and Engagement:
Challenges and Opportunities from the Buddhist Perspective
by Rev. Dr. Bodagama Chandima,
Director of Naganada International Buddhist University

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Razak


Tuesday – January 10 2017
Forging a Common Humanity through religious engagement and education
by Dr. Jeremy Smith, Dean for the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts,
University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter Campus

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Razak


Sunday – January 8 2017
Forging a Common Humanity through religious engagement and education
by Ariel Heber, Community Liaison Manager and President of Queensland
Jewish Community Services Inc., Australia

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Razak


Tuesday – January 3 2017
Forging a Common Humanity through religious engagement and education
by Lama Neljorpa Arnaud Guétcheu, Kagyu lineage, France

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Razak


Sunday – January 1 2017
Forging a Common Humanity through religious engagement and education
by Dr. Paula Kasparian, Honorary Committee of the Peacemaker, France

Host – Muhammed Haniff Abdul Razak