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Author: David Pellowe

Dual Citizens – Distinguishing Between the Pastoral and Political

We should be really concerned about the impacts on individuals and be incredibly careful to avoid offense – wherever reasonably possible. But the idea that we shouldn’t even be present, let alone passionate, while certain groups wage a war of attrition on the foundation of family and society is reckless and harmful. Good news, there is a balance!

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The Tools of Democracy

History has been indelibly marked by believers who have challenged the status quo of socially acceptable immorality. I believe the Church is full of very passionate people, truly willing to be inconvenienced for the love of their neighbours and our nation.

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Nehemiah Is My Role Model

I love how patriotic Nehemiah was. He loved his nation, neighbours he’d never met, and he organised them from rabble and rubble to remove the shame of the nation and make it great again. How can Nehemiah’s example be applied to the Church age?

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Jesus Is Intolerant

What did Jesus have to say about the issues we face today, such as the redefinition of marriage in the name of celebrating love, or the demand for rights to do what we want with our own body? Was He tolerant and indifferent, or intolerant and loving?

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Political Assassination

In many ways the anointing on John the Baptist is the same anointing on the Church since its birth. But was John the Baptist purely prophetic about the future, or was he also prophetic about the present, the immorality and weak character of those in political authority, the leaders of society and consequently society in general?

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What is the "People-Pleasing" Gospel

It is because God is good that we can be saved and go to heaven, not because we are good. This isn’t a “people pleasing Gospel”, this is what Jesus promised when He said “My yoke is easy and my burden is light.” So what IS a “people-pleasing Gospel?

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Be Better Informed


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The topics I'll be addressing in this blog will be practical teaching designed to resource believers and church leaders in better understanding how politics works in Australia, and how the Church works in politics (and vice versa).

These will include:
• Separation of Church & State?
• Australia's Christian Identity
• Prolific Politics in the Bible
• Love Like the Good Samaritan
• Preach It, Nehemiah
• The Australian Political System
• How Jesus Would Vote
• The Importance of Prayer