Recorded on May 17, 2005 and May 24, 2005 at Kingswood, South Australia
Digital master available National Library of Australia;
Bingham speaks about his return to Australia after the war and how his experiences affected him; his memories of the response of the people of Darwin and Sydney to the POWs; his families reaction to him; his return to Moore College and dealing with the things he had learnt in the prison camp; the church's reaction to those who had served in the armed forces; the challenges to his ethics and sensibilities; his marriage to Laurel Chapman and her understanding of his experiences; moving to his brother's farm and his eventual return to Moore College; his writing success, the publication of 'Laughing Gunner' in the Bulletin; writing short stories for papers and journals in Australia and New Zealand; Douglas Stewart; how what he had learned in Changi became the basis for the rest of his life, ministry and writing; his appointment 1953 to the Garrison Church, Sydney; the move to Pakistan for 10 years as missionaries, returning to Sydney in 1966; an invitation from the Adelaide Bible Institute to be its Principal; his wishes for the church; his international ministry; mentions his book, Love is the Spur; the revitalisation of his writing; the role of New Creation Publications; his continuing teaching and activities.
Geoffrey Bingham had a ministry throughout six States of Australia and in a number of countries overseas. An Anglican minister trained at Moore Theological College, he had pastored one church before going to Pakistan with his family under the aegis of the Church Missionary...