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in Conversation with Clayton

Is there an issue, news piece or story that has caught your attention? No matter where you are, grab yourself a cuppa and tune into in Conversation with Clayton, at the NEW time of 6.30pm-8pm every Sunday. 

You can also join in the conversation on Facebook and Twitter...we'd love for you to share your thoughts with us and engage with the topics that are important in your world.

Clayton in studio with Peter Cousens

Peter Cousens

Peter Cousens has successfully navigated an acting and singing career spanning almost four decades.

His roles include working opposite Russell Crowe, the late Richard Harris and being the only Australian to play the Phantom on London’s West End.

Tune in as he explains how he got Russell Crowe fired from a project, and his latest venture in directing, producing and releasing his first feature length film, FREEDOM.

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Pastor and President of Acts 29 Matt Chandler

Matt Chandler is not only the pastor of The Village Church in Dallas, Texas but also president of the Acts 29 Network, a worldwide church planting organisation focused solely on planting new churches and building strong church communities.

On Thanksgiving 2009, Matt suffered a seizure in his living room. After being rushed to the hospital, he soon discovered a brain tumour, and after undergoing 18 months of radiation and chemo he was given a clean bill of health.

Matt's story and health updates have impacted churches around the world, and continues to encourage those seeking God for their miracle. 

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Norman from Open Doors Australia

Clayton recently spoke to the Regional Manager of Open Doors Australia about the persecution and killing of Christians in Iraq.

Open Doors is a ministry that supplies Bibles, food packages, medical aid and other necessities to Christians in need, and they are currently working in over 60 countries.

They have declared Saturday 23rd August a nation wide day of prayer. For more information, see the Open Doors Facebook page or the Open Doors website.

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Author of 'I Quit Sugar', Sarah Wilson

This week in Conversation, Clayton spoke to author of I Quit Sugar, Sarah Wilson.

Sarah experienced a health scare in 2011, which is what prompted her to lead and empower others about their health.

Tune in to hear more about how Sarah went from selling library bags as a teenager to being a successful author and media personality today.

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Maryam and Marziyeh - Captive in Iran

Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh both grew up in Iran, asking questions about the faith they were taught.

This confusion had the ladies researching other religions, and after being healed and baptised in the Holy Spirit, they knew there was more. But in 2009, the friends were arrested for promoting Christianity, and went on to spend 259 days in one of the world’s most dangerous jails.

Listen in to hear more about this time, their book Captive In Iran and to learn about Open Doors, a program strengthening Christians in some of the world’s most oppressed countries.

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Founder of Boost Juice Janine Allis

On "in Conversation", Clayton speaks with Boost Juice founder Janine Allis.

Janine attributes the idea of 'Boost' to the phrase, “wouldn’t it be nice” and said that the convenience of having access to healthy, delicious beverages whilst out and about was a market to be filled in Australia.

Tune in to hear more about what Janine has to say to aspiring businessmen and women, and about how she managed juggling a family at the same time.

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Pastor Andrew Grills

Clayton spoke to Andrew Grills, lead pastor of City on a Hill's Geelong church here in Victoria.

Andrew explains that he didn't really have any big plans for his life heading out of school, and found himself enrolled in the Australian Defence Force Academy at the age of 18.

Tune in to hear how he stalled his top-ranked military career by choosing to become a chaplain, and the extraordinary 100% unique story as to how he met his wife!

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Media pioneer Ita Buttrose

Ita Buttrose AO, OBE, was not only Australian of the Year in 2013, she is also a legendary media editor, businesswoman, best-selling author and committed community and welfare contributor.

She discusses how growing up with brothers drove her to prove that whatever they could do, she could do too. This set the stage to break new ground for females in the Australian media industry.

Ita also talks about how she is still committed to advocate for social and health issues in Australia, and uses her national profile to raise awareness for breast cancer, HIV/AIDS and prostate cancer.

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Carolyn Creswell - Founder of Carman's Kitchen

Carolyn Creswell, winner of the 2012 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year Award, is the founder of Carman's Kitchen.

Her passion for food started in 1992, when she worked part-time making home-made muesli for a small business. When the opportunity arose Carolyn along with a fellow employee, bought the business for $1,000.

Carman’s Muesli now employs over 200 people, and exports to 32 countries.

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Anne-Marie Reddan

This week on "in Conversation", Clayton spoke to Anne-Marie Reddan, a 20-year-old from Healesville, Victoria.

For the last four years, Anne-Marie has been volunteering and living part time in Uganda, East Africa. She spends her time volunteering at a number of different programs including prostitute rehabilitation programs and HIV positive women’s groups.

Anne-Marie has since decided to invest into her own project called Yimba Uganda, a non-government organisation focused on providing aid and new opportunities for children in slums and others in need.