Listen Again: The Message live on BBC Radio Manchester

Published on May 26, 2015

The Mike Shaft Sunday breakfast show was broadcast live from The Message Enterprise Centre in Manchester, on Sunday, May 24.

It was a great chance for the people of Greater Manchester to hear stories of all God’s doing through our work.

You can still listen in to the show which was broadcast 6-9am on BBC Radio Manchester and featured live interviews with Andy Hawthorne and members of our missions and MEC team.

Click on the iPlayer icon above to hear the show or visit the BBC’s Listen Again feature. The show is available until the middle of June.

The show opens with an hour of gospel music – content about The Message starts around 1:10 in. Here are some of the highlights…

1:12 Sam Ward talks about how Eden has helped transform communities across Manchester since 1997

1:27 Laura Wilding shares her powerful story from drug addict to disciple of Jesus

1:43 Tom Butler on the impact of the Higher Tour, starting in Manchester in March 2016

2:10 Andy Hawthorne, Jason Hooper and Michael Ward from the MEC’s building team on meeting Jesus in prison and growing with the organisation

2:26 Matt Britton from In Yer Face’s commitment to creating theatre which changes minds and hearts, including their new sketch show Binge Thinking

2:52 Andy Hawthorne on how the The Message is becoming a World Wide Message Tribe and the future of The Message