Here it is, the top Songs of Hope story for 2012. It was selected by listeners. The story with the most downloads was adjudged the winner.
The winner is the story of Joseph Scriven and his writing of the hymn “What a friend we have in Jesus”. The story was presented by Noel Greig. Listen again and enjoy:
Press to play 2012-09-09-JosephScriven-WhatAFriendWeHaveInJesus.mp3
The runner-up stories were:
- “Carl Boberg and How Great Thou Art” by Noel Greig, and
- “The story of Dr Jim Fanstone” by Rod Carr.