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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EDGES is a great show. The research has real depth and the program is put together well. I think Mal is a great host. Australia
I accidentally came across your EDGES programme on Robotics whilst studying nanotechnology. I'm not Christian, but I want to compliment you on being much more scientific than I would have expected. Anon
In the UK in 2008, the Church does not seem to do well on broadcast media. Yet it has important things to say. I want to thank you Mal for your forward-looking approach to sorting this out. Alan, United Kingdom