Jonathan Aitken is a former Conservative MP from the UK, and a former British government Cabinet minister. He was convicted of perjury in 1999 and received an 18-month prison sentence, of which he served seven months. He is currently president of Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a Christian organisation working for religious freedom through advocacy and human rights, in the pursuit of justice. www.csw.org.uk
Chris Foley is the former State member for Maryborough, QLD. He has 6 children, was a pioneering Gospel artist many years ago, in his “spare time” he is a private pilot, and an internationally travelled 6th Dan Black Belt Ju-Jitsu Instructor. He is also the Senior Pastor of Grace Community Church, which he founded, now in it’s 9th year. In 1994, Chris’s 3 yr old son, Joshua was runover and killed by a motorbike, ridden by a young man named Danny Ace. This interview explores the bond between Danny Ace and Chris that was forged by Danny’s role in Joshua Foley’s death. www.chrisfoley.com.au
Bob Katter is an Aussie federal politician, the member for Kennedy, and the leader of Katter’s Australian Party. In this chat he talks about how he got into politics, his views on Homosexual marriage, Abortion, Prayer for Australia, & the Bible
Loree Rudd is the sister of well-known Aussie politician, Kevin Rudd. She shares about her faith, and the reasons why she recently quit the Labor Party, and their policy change on same-sex marriage. She also shares quite openly about the night her brother was usurped as Prime Minister.
Bill Muehlenburg is a social commentator, Author and speaker. He shares his story of coming to Christ and getting involved in Youth with a Mission at a young age. He’s the Secretary of the Family Council of Victoria, and lectures in ethics and philosophy at various Melbourne theological colleges. In this conversation we talk about some of the political hot potatoes of the day, with topics including Marriage, Abortion and Islam. www.billmuehlenberg.com
Vishal Mangalwadi is an international lecturer, social reformer, cultural and political columnist, and author of thirteen books. Born and raised in India, he studied philosophy at universities, and founded a community to serve the rural poor. Vishal continued his involvement in community development, serving at the headquarters of two national political parties, where he worked for the empowerment and liberation of peasants and the lower castes. He speaks all over the world on the Bible’s role in creating the modern world and the reforming power of the Bible. www.revelationmovement.com
Warwick Marsh is the Founder of the Fatherhood Foundation. In 1998 he was awarded the FOL Fatherhood of the Year Award and in 2001 was awarded a centenary medal by the Governor General.
In this History Makers edition, Warwick shares his vision for the National Day of prayer for on July 24, 2011. www.nationaldayofprayer.com.au
John Anderson is the former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia. He recently spoke at the Lord Mayors prayer Breakfast in Brisbane. In this History making speech, John speaks about revival in China and Africa, and the need for Revival in Australia. Lose the Faith – Lose the Culture
Campbell Newman is the Lord Mayor of Brisbane. Campbell and his wife Lisa share about the importance of their annual prayer breakfast, the Combined churches “Yes We Care” Program to reach out to the poor and for the first time publicly Campbell Newman shares about how his Christian values are his bedrock and his compass in life.
Andrew Evans is the former leader of the Australian Christian Churches, and founder of the Family First Party. He was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2003. Hear how humble beginnings in India prepared Andrew for the amazing church growth he saw in Adelaide, and making history in the Australian political landscape.
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