Christianity is Good for the Nation with Dennis Peacocke and Katherine Gallagher

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Christians are increasingly criticized for their opinions in the public square and often labeled as Christian nationalists. But should this criticism cause us to retract our opinions and retreat? Or is Christian cultural engagement exactly what our nations need? We are called to faithfully reflect Christ not only in our personal lives, but everywhere–in our families, churches, workplaces, and yes, truth must even influence politics, and our work in public institutions and culture. Our guests, Dennis Peacocke and Katherine Gallagher from our affiliate organization, GoStrategic, help us consider strategies and practical ways that we can meaningfully engage in these areas for Christ, and for the nations.
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"We are competing with a world that is always strategic."

Dennis Peacocke

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Believers are increasingly labeled as Christian nationalists when they give input in the public square – nevertheless, Christian cultural engagement is exactly what our nations need. Dennis Peacocke and Katherine Gallagher from GoStrategic, help us get practical!

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Guest Dennis Peacocke

One of the most genuine and compelling communicators of our day, Dennis Peacocke has carried a concern for social justice for over 35 years. In his college days, this concern was expressed through his involvement in the civil rights and free speech movements.

He graduated from Berkeley with a major in Political Science at the height of the turbulent 60s. Since his conversion in 1968, Dennis has gained international respect as a strategist due to his unique way of applying biblical solutions to the many challenging issues facing families, churches, business, and government.

Both a former business owner and pastor, Dennis is the founder of GoStrategic (formerly Strategic Christian Services), a leadership organization dedicated to demonstrating the relevance of Christianity to every area of contemporary life. He has authored four books: On the Destiny of Nations (published in 2012), Winning the Battle for the Minds of Men (published in 1987 and 2000), Doing Business God’s Way (published in 1994 and 2003), and The Emperor Has No Clothes (published in 2003). He has also recorded numerous audio and video presentations.

Dennis and his wife, Jan, reside in Santa Rosa, California. They have three adult children and twelve grandchildren.

Guest Katherine Gallagher

Katherine Gallagher serves as the Executive Director of GoStrategic. She is a former small-business owner who works with several local non-profits as a consultant and advisor. She is also an author and has made numerous radio and television appearances, having begun her speaking career in her teens with abstinence-based sex education in schools. With a passion for truth and a heart for people, she continues to speak on such topics as relationships, marriage, worldview, leadership, and personal growth from a core level. Katherine holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Azusa Pacific University and resides in Santa Rosa, California with her husband and two children.

Hear more from Katherine on our podcast in “Hijacked Sexuality.

GoStrategic offers a School of Strategic Living, School of Business Leadership, and School of Kingdom Citizenship. Check out their ebook, Worldview: A Handbook for Biblical Thinking and Lifestyle.

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