Category: Hillsong Church

Evangelist Christian vote wanted

MAXINE McKEW: Earlier this week the Treasurer, Peter Costello, attended a religious gathering of more than 16,000 people, underscoring Government support for an increasingly important part of the electorate – the Hills District of Sydney. The Treasurer clapped and sang with a stadium full of Pentecostal Christians and when he got up to speak it was to great fanfare. As Stephen McDonell reports, all the political parties are aware of the growing evangelist Christian vote – especially on the fringes of cities and in the regions – many areas that are also happen, of course, to have marginal seats. STEPHEN