Get ready to vote
Are you wondering who to vote for in the 2016 Australia Federal election? Here are some links for your own research and consideration.
To listen to the whole message called ‘What About Voting?’ download it here or search for ‘The Lakes Church’ in your favourite podcast app.
How to Vote
- Respect politicians and the processes of politics (Romans 13:1, 6-7)
- Pray for politicians (1 Timothy 2:1-4)
- Don’t vote out of tradition, but vote carefully (Proverbs 4:5-7)
- Don’t vote out of self-interest, but vote for others (Proverbs 31:8)
- Don’t vote for just one value, but vote widely (1 Corinthians 13:12)
- Vote freely, with conviction from God.
Links for your research
#ausprays2016 for praying together with others around Australia
How to vote Christianly by John Dickson
Religion and politics is like ice-cream and manure: they don’t mix by Jarrod McKenna
Why I Won’t Vote Values by Scott J Higgins
Gospel-Shaped Politics by Richard Glover & Michael Allison
Democracy Sausage to find the best sausage sizzle and bake sale at a polling booth near you!