Celebrity is not all it's cracked up to be. Yet, despite the many pitfalls in the celebrity culture, it can be used to serve higher goals. In a special 'Short Story' from the 'Edges with Mal Fletcher' TV programmes, a young Aussie pop-singer describes her quest for excellence and the importance of believing in something bigger than yourself.
The Elderly Are People Too!
From 'EDGES' Episode 'The Anti-Ageing Industry'
In our youth-oriented society, the elderly often feel overlooked - and many actually are. Getting old is not something most people look forward to. Yet some young people see caring for the elderly as a calling, a voication. Their stories are often inspirational. One such story is featured in the clip above. It comes from the 'EDGES with Mal Fletcher' programme 'The Anti-Ageing Industry'.
Teaching Jail-Birds To Sing
From 'EDGES' Episode 'Crime & Punishment'
In many parts of the world, public debate about crime and punishment is growing. In the midst of all the talk, some young leaders are taking it on themselves to invest time and energy in lifting prisoners into another place. This is the story of one such person, featured in the 'EDGES with Mal Fletcher' programme on 'Crime and Punishment'.
German Actress/Director Has Supernatural Experience
From 'EDGES' Episode 'Special: Wittenberg - The Reformation'
Renowned German actress, writer and director Mirjana Angelina describes her career in theatre and how she has been able to bring to life on stage the lives of some of history's most colourful people of faith. And how, as a young actress living the high life she had a strange experience in a nightclub that changed her life forever.
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Mal, you have changed my life. Since you spoke at Get Smart Youth Conference in Wellington, in 2003, I have never been the same. I still have the tape & my heart & head are still coming to grips with what you said. The pioneer spirit. I LOVE IT!! Thank you so so so so much! Kieran, New Zealand
I'm in the British Army and a very strong practicing Christian. Everything inside me is screaming ... we are now having to have multi-faith prayer rooms. Where will it end? Dawn, United Kingdom
EDGES: what fantastic well presented programmes, with excellent answers to current issues. I have not come across anything like EDGES. I just want to absorb as much of the info as possible! Thankyou for such Godly insight. Anon, UK