Monday, 30 December 2013

Episode 45 Christmas 2013

Emmanuel - God with us
In this podcast we share all of the 'Messages from Cranmer' where trainees ordinands and ministers from St John's College in Durham have produced their thoughts for the day. There are people telling us why Christmas is important to them. Finally, we have also included three radio adverts produced by that have been broadcast in the North East of England on Capital FM over Advent and supported by local churches in the area.

Monday, 23 December 2013

Episode 44 Interview with Lady Eagle 8

In this episode we talk to Lady Eagle 8 about her faith, International House of Prayer and music. Findout more about her at

Monday, 16 December 2013

Episode 43 Community Chat with Jean Clarke talking about poverty in Bishop Auckland

Jean is from Woodhouse Close Church as talks about poverty in the area of Bishop Auckland, including various projects the church is involved with.

Monday, 18 November 2013

Episode 42 An interview with Stacey Skeete

Stacey Skeete is a singer and song writer, who has just released her debut song I Forgive You. In this interview for Breakout Radio she talks about her faith, life and music. You can request a play of the song by visiting We hope you enjoy. #BreakoutRadio

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Episode 40 - Community Chat Durham Foodbank Revisited.

In this podcast Max Moore went to Chester-le-Street in County Durham to talk to Bev Anderson and to revisit the Durham Foodbank.

Monday, 4 November 2013

Episode 39 An interview with The A21 Campaign

In this episode Tim Watson (@beatliturgist) reads his poem Broken We Gather. Andy Mitchell talks to Charlie Blythe from The A21 Campaign where she talks about the victims of the sex slave trade. Finally Tonya Mitchell reads My Father Is The Gardener by Adrian Hancock. If you have a comment to share about what you have heard please use #BreakoutRadio on Twitter or leave a comment on our Facebook page by searching for Breakout Radio. Find out more about The A21 Campaign by visiting

Monday, 21 October 2013

Episode 38 Crucify This Jesus

Tim Watson
Crucify this Jesus was written and performed by Tim Watson and recorded by Richard Wyld. Follow Tim on or visit his blog Join the conversation on twitter with #BreakoutRadio.

Monday, 14 October 2013

Episode 37 Dr Bex Lewis' conversations at Greenbelt

Did you go to Greenbelt 2013 this year? Well, Bex Lewis was there armed with a recorder and had conversations with different people about various things. Here are the recordings. Thank you to the Big Bible Project visit to find out more about them.

Monday, 7 October 2013

Breaking Out 36 Two Life Stories

In this episode we listen to two Life Stories. One from Thom Lourim and the other an Alpha Story. Visit for more information about Alpha courses in your area.

Monday, 30 September 2013

Breaking Out 35 Belonging: searching for amazing grace

This is a monologue of a journey through life. It's an honest account and as such some of the content may not be suitable for younger children and anyone of a sensitive disposition. Some of the audio has been altered to protect identities. This is a positive story of a life that has been changed by Jesus and show's how raw human nature can be changed when God's amazing grace is received.

Monday, 23 September 2013

Breaking Out 34 Elliot's Testimony

This is an amazing testimony from Elliot who met with Jesus, then his life was changed.

Monday, 16 September 2013

Breaking Out 33 Mary Smallwood's testimony

In this episode Mary Smallwood talks about the loss of her son, the impact that had and how Jesus healed her.

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Breaking Out 32 An interview with Martin Smith from Delirious

This interview was original recorded for Music with Meaning on 105.9 BishopFM back in May 2012. He talks about the compilation album The Cutting Edge Years - 20th Anniversary Edition, music, song writing and worship leading.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Breaking Out 31 Community Chat with Helen Goodman MP for Bishop Auckland

Helen Goodman MP

Max Moore talks to Helen Goodman MP about life as a Member of Parliament and issues facing Bishop Auckland and the surrounding area. Join in the conversation on twitter with #breakoutradio.

Monday, 12 August 2013

Breaking Out 30 an interview with Chris Llewellyn from Rend Collective

In this podcast we listen to an interview with Chris Llewellyn from Rend Collective. This was first broadcast on Music with Meaning on 105.9 Bishopfm in January 2012 when Homemade Worship by Handmade People was released.

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Episode 29 Explorations: a stream of poetic consciousness by Ned Lunn

Ned Lunn's performance was first broadcast on Breakout Radio 10th of June 2012.

Click on the link to read ‘Voicing Views’ On Explorations: a stream of poetic consciousness by Tonya Mitchell

Visit to find out more information or purchase Explorations.

Monday, 29 July 2013

Breaking Out Episode 28 Steve Haskett's experience in India with Life Association

 SoapBox Mission Team with the children and staff of the Life School
and Orphanage, near Gannavaram, Andhra Pradesh India.
Steve and Lisa Haskett led a team of 7 people who went to India for a short two week mission trip from 18th to the 31st March 2013 working with Life Association. While there Steve recorded his experience. This podcast is the result of his recordings. For more information visit Life Association website. 

Monday, 15 July 2013

Episode 27 Community Chat with Ruth Dent

Max Moore visited Ruth Dent at home to find out about her life story. You may know Ruth from Radio Teesdale.

Monday, 8 July 2013

Episode 26 Community Chat with David Grieve

Max has been up to Cockfield to talk to David Grieve in his home about his life story.

Sunday, 30 June 2013

Breaking Out Episode 25: Community Chat with Ling Yu Ji and Sarah Fletcher

Sarah Fletcher and Ling Yu Ji spent a week at Breakout Radio on placement from St John's College in Durham. They share experiences of their time in West Auckland. Enjoy!

Thursday, 27 June 2013

Breaking Out Episode 24 Hearing From God

"To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said (v31) are unable to hear what I say (v43)."

Monday, 17 June 2013

Breaking Out Episode 23 Community Chat with Dawn Anderson

Dawn Anderson is a leader at The Salvation Army Church in Crook. She shares part of her life story with Max. Hope you enjoy.

Monday, 10 June 2013

Breaking Out 22- Community Chat with Naomi Stevens from Durham Foodbank

In this week's episode Max Moore ventures out to Chester-Le-Street to talk with Naomi Stevens from Durham Foodbank see for more information.

Monday, 3 June 2013

Breaking Out 21- Community Chat with Don Hancock

Max has been in West Auckland where he talks with Don Hancock who shares his journey of faith with us this week.

Monday, 27 May 2013

Breaking Out 20 Community Chat with Andy Mitchell

Max Moore has been busy again interviewing people from County Durham in this one he talks to Andy Mitchell

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Breaking Out 19 Community Chat with Barbera Pattisson

Listen to the first episode of Community Chat with Max Moore. He has been very busy interviewing people around the Bishop Auckland area. In this one he talks to Barbera Pattisson. There will be one posted each week.

Sunday, 19 May 2013

Breaking Out 18: An interview with Samuel Lane

Samuel Lane
In this programme we interview Samuel Lane about his faith and the album The Fire. We hope you enjoy. This is the extended version of the interview.

Monday, 18 March 2013

Breaking Out 17 - Interview with Steve Haskett about Life Association

In this podcast we interview Steve Haskett who is training for ministry at Cranmer Hall, Durham. He talks about his coast to coast challenge to raise funds for Life Association. During the interview Steve introduces 10000 Reasons (Bless The Lord), but unfortunately we are unable to play it. This because we don't have a music license that would allow us to do that during a podcast.

If you would like to support Steve's coast to coast challenge please click here.

Friday, 15 March 2013

Breaking Out 16 Tearfund Bloggers arrive in Uganda

On Sunday the 24 of February 2013 Dr Bex Lewis, Liz Clutterbuck and Dave Walker went out to Uganda to see different Tearfund projects and tell the world about their experiences as Tearfund Bloggers. At the end of each day they recorded their thoughts and this is what they said...

Friday, 22 February 2013

Breaking Out 15 An interview with Dr Bex Lewis

Dr Bex Lewis
In this podcast we interview Dr Bex Lewis Research Fellow in Social Media and Online Learning at CODEC, University of Durham. To follow Bex's trip with Tearfund visit her blog at follow her @DRBexL or search for #tfbloggers on Twitter.

Monday, 4 February 2013

Breaking Out 14 An interview with Tim Cheshire from Superhero

Things We Need for the Journey by Superhero
In this episode we interview Tim Cheshire from Superhero about the band, their tour starting in Newcastle on the 9 February and their mission work.

Friday, 4 January 2013

Breaking Out 13 New Year Edition

It's episode 13 of the podcast and therefore the New Year edition. There is a selection of thoughts from Cramner Hall student's and a reflection. Happy New Year :o)