August 2018 Newsletter - Upcoming Events

NATIONWIDE - Australian Family Association (AFA) presents:

Dr Quentin Van Meter

Paediatric endocrinologist, USA speaking on ‘The Transgender Movement:
Its Origins & How Social Theory isTrumping Science’.

*PLUS BOOK LAUNCH

Patrick Byrne's 'Transgender: The Implications for Law, Man & Woman, Schools, Sport, Politics & Democracy'

Thursday 16 August, Brisbane 

Friday 17 August, Perth 

For further details and to purchase tickets click to go to AFA’s website:


 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) Update on Religious Freedom

Thursday 16 August, 2018 at 7:30pm, PASADENA

For further details:

You are invited to hear Martyn Iles speak on the issue of Religious Freedom and the Ruddock Inquiry.


 

VICTORIA - Drug Advisory Council of Australia (DACA)

Public Drug Forum

21 August, 2018 at 7.30pm, ORMOND

DACA (Drug and Alcohol Council of Australia) is hosting another public drug forum. It'll tackle the push for legalisation of illicit drugs, but also unpack the end game behind the drive (hint-- marijuana legalisation is just the beginning), the evidence so far, understanding why the supposed 'war on drugs' hasn't failed and much more.

Please come along (invite others) and support this important work.

See attached flyer for more information and booking details

Book here: $20 or $10 concession


 

NATIONWIDE - Australian Prayer Network presents:

WATCHMAN SCHOOL OF INTERCESSION - foundational level

August to November 2018, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia

For details of dates & venues

Click for APN website

This course is available for churches, other Christian ministries and established prayer groups/networks across Australia for the purpose of training up Christians to pray for our nation and the nations of the world.


 

NATIONWIDE - Stan Goodenough Tour

August & September 2018

Stan has been instrumental over the years in encouraging local pro Israel organisations to present Petitions to our Federal Government requesting them not to unilaterally declare a Palestinian State, as some nations have done, but rather leave the parties to negotiate terms themselves. A petition was also lodged last year with 8350 signatures on it encouraging our Government to move our Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem - the Capital of Israel.

Please click here for Stan’s speaking itinerary (spanning most states)and contact details .


 

VICTORIA - Stan Goodenough Tour *Special Invitation*

Central Shule Chabad, Shabbat Service

24 August 2018, 6pm

SOUTH CAULFIELD

Contact Steven Green: steven@olivetreetravel.com.au

Chabad Shule warmly invites you to this Shabbat Service which will be followed by refreshments (falafels & other Israeli delicacies). This is a great opportunity to show our support and solidarity with the Jewish Community in Melbourne.

Click here for more information


 

VICTORIA - Australian Care Alliance invites you to Film Screening

‘FATAL FLAWS - Legalizing Assisted Death’

Tuesday 28 August, 2018 at 7:00pm | $35 includes wine and cheese | BALWYN

Are laws allowing euthanasia and assisted suicide leading society down a dangerous path?

Click here for tickets and further information


 

VICTORIA - Kingdom Investors

Thursday 30 August 2018, at 6.30pm, CREMORNE

Join us for a great night of free food, networking and inspirational marketplace teaching! Our keynote speaker will be the Founder of Kingdom Investors, Dave Hodgson, CEO of Paladin Corporation which has ownership of 31 companies bordering on a value of 1 billion dollars. This affluence has come as a result of the Biblical principles he has applied over the past 17 years. You do not need to be a business person to attend this event, as these principles apply in every sphere of life! Please invite your friends, spouses, and partners. We would love to see you there!

If you are coming please register at no cost through this link so that we can cater for you.

ALL ARE WELCOME and IT IS ENTIRELY FREE!


 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) State Conference

Saturday 1 September, 2018 at 8:30am - 3pm, PERTH

For further details

Speakers:

Martyn Iles, ACL's Managing Director

Pastor Margaret Court, Victory Life Centre,

Dr Elisabeth Taylor, ACL's Director of Research

Pastor Mark Varughese, Kingdomcity

Rev Peter Abetz, ACL's WA Director

The Hon Nick Goiran, MLC


 

VICTORIA - City Changers’ Dialogue with Alan Platt

Wednesday, 5 September, 2018 from 6:30 - 9:30pm, RINGWOOD

This promises to be an amazing experience, celebrating what God is doing through His Church regarding engagement in the lostness,pain and brokenness of our communities. It will be a time, rich with discussion about the principles, values and strategy behind a practical city transformation model.

Please click here to register | $20

Contacts:

Karel Botha + 61 426 413 397

Marinda Botha + 61 451 482 972

Email: karel.botha@doxadeo.org


 

QUEENSLAND - Homecoming

Indigenous & South Pacific Gathering

11-13 September 2018, CAIRNS

The Homecoming Leaders’ Gathering is a time for Christian leaders to seek God’s face together for our nation and for the church. The scripture that best describes this gathering is found in Genesis 49:10, “Unto him shall the gathering of the people be”.
This will be a time dedicated to come together in worship, intercession, hearing and sharing of God’s divine purposes, among us, for our nation and beyond.
If you’d like to find out more about what Homecoming does and who it is connected with have a look at the Watchmen for the Nations website. You can also contact Jamie at info@christianfederation.net.au to enquire about Homecoming.


 

VICTORIA - Awakening

Friday 16 - Sunday 18 November, 2018

(Marvel) Etihad Stadium, DOCKLANDS

There is a Jesus Awakening in Australia that cannot be stopped! Join us and let’s believe together that in this hour our nation will turn back to God. The Awakening Australia will begin late 2018 in Melbourne and go beyond as God continues to use many people across the country. Awakening Australia is a ministry of Awakening Europe, Germany and is solely dedicated to the preaching of the gospel and proclaiming life in Jesus throughout the world.

With Phil Pringle/Darlene & Mark Zschech/Daniel Kolenda/Shane Baxter/Peter McHugh/Margaret Court/Tim Hall/Katherine Ruonala.

For further details and website bookings | $20:

Or book through Facebook Event:


 

VICTORIA - Young Men’s Christian Leaders' Camp

12-24 January 2019, PHILLIP ISLAND

Young Christians looking for a future in academia, corporate/political leadership and other areas of influence will come under ever increasing pressure to choose between their faith convictions and and their career aspirations.
This camp has been designed for Christian males from year eleven through to early university who have a passion to live out their faith in a leadership role.
The first week will involve four wheel driving, hiking, camping, fishing, surf lessons, snorkelling, kayaking and loads more while staying at the Phillip Island Adventure Resort.
The twelve days will be full of fun activities, and an impressive line-up of inspirational speakers will share with a Bible focus based in traditional conservative theology to suit both Protestant and Catholic youth.

Click here for Christian Leaders’ Camp website


 

NATIONWIDE - Graham Tour February, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

9–24 February, 2019 Graham Tour 2018.

TWO GENERATIONS, ONE GOSPEL MESSAGE - Franklin Graham is honouring the 60th anniversary of his father’s historic outreach by holding his own evangelistic events across Australia to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. Here’s how you can get involved:

SPREAD THE WORD Use our free downloads to get the word out.

BE A POWERFUL WITNESS Attend a Christian Life and Witness Course.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER Become an event or promotional volunteer.

REGISTER YOUR CHURCH Join us in reaching your entire community.



Western Australia, Perth 9 February Perth Arena

Northern Territory, Darwin 13 February Darwin Convention Centre

Victoria, Melbourne 16 February Hisense Arena

QLD, Brisbane 18 February RiverStage

South Australia, Adelaide 20 February Titanium Security Arena

NSW, Sydney 23 February International Convention Centre

NSW, Sydney 24 February International Convention Centre

For more information and to book.

To watch promotional video


 

Places to go, petitions to sign, books & journals to read...

 


 

Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) invites you to sign the following petition:

Parents have a right to decide what is best for their children. They have a right to object to their kids being taught their gender is fluid and not based on biology. [T]hey have a right to affirm their child’s biological sex. We urge you to reject the proposed changes to your national platform that would seek to criminalise parents for wanting to affirm their child’s biological sex.

Click here to go to ACL website.


 

Bernard Gaynor invites you to sign the following petition:

Click here to sign the Anti-Discrimination Board (ADB) petition

Thank you to the more than 5,000 Australians who have signed the petition calling on the NSW Attorney General to hold the Anti-Discrimination Board (ADB) to account.

The ADB is 'Thought Police' central. Because of it: Sonia Kruger is facing a tribunal today for her comments expressing concern about Islamic immigration; a brain-damaged man from Newcastle is facing jail after years of complaints from a single homosexual activist; And I must return to court to fight more complaints from the same activist, despite a High Court ruling in April unanimously upholding a Court of Appeal decision that the ADB had no power to refer any of these complaints against me to the tribunal.
The petition is working! Please sign if you haven’t already.


 

BOOK ‘How Political Correctness is Destroying Australia’, Dr Kevin Donnelly

A powerful, thoughtful response to the threat posed by the cultural-left to Western civilisation. This book explores the rise of political correctness in Australia including: the dangers of Islamic fundamentalism; Safe Schools, same-sex marriage and the LGBTQI sexuality and gender agenda; what it means to be Australian, and much more.

Dr Kevin Donnelly AM is a staunch defender of the strengths and benefits of Western civilisation and our Judeo-Christian heritage and is one of Australia’s leading conservative commentators and authors. Opinion pieces have been published in all of Australia’s mainstream print and digital media, including: the Australian, the Herald Sun, the Daily Telegraph, the Courier Mail, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age and Newsweekly. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Catholic University and Director of the Education Standards Institute.

For further Details:


 

NEWSWEEKLY

News Weekly is a fortnightly publication which has been published continuously by the National Civic Council since 1941, and was originally called Freedom. The National Civic Council (NCC) is an organisation which seeks to shape public policy on cultural, family, social, political, economic and international issues of concern to Australia, and is associated with The Australian Family Association (AFA) which features significantly in Christian Federation’s 7-Step Action Plan.

Five Primacies of the NCC:

  • Promoting the national interest
  • Assisting small enterprise
  • Supporting the family
  • Fostering the tested values derived from our Judeo-Christian heritage
  • Defending life

For an example of the online magazine the following cover pages with articles titled The Strange Case of the Vanishing Safe Schools Resources and Doctor-Patient Privilege Dies with My Health Record. Both these cover pages have an active link for you to subscribe at the bargain price of $5.45 per month:



 

 

 

 

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