Hi, my name is Brian A Curtis, and I am:

  • an Australian resident
  • an ordained Christian minister;
  •  the translator and editor of “A Twenty-First-Century Bible”;
  •  the writer of a book of children’s stories;
  •  a keen critic of the current practices of the church; and
  •  an advocate for a 21st century reformation in the church.

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OPINION: A 21st Century Reformation

There is much about the church today that is different to the church of the Bible. Indeed, over the years, our theological understanding has developed and grown, and new practices have been adopted. So much so, that I’ve often wondered whether a truly biblical church...

SERMON: A Letter from Palestine

Mark 9:14-32; 11:22-23; Luke 17:5-6 A. INTRODUCTION Instead of the usual sermon, I’d like to read you a letter: Hello, my name is Ben, and I’m writing to you from across the miles, and from across the years. And I’m writing, because I’m sure that even you, in your...

SERMON: What Would Paul Write to Us Today?

1 Thessalonians A. INTRODUCTION 1. Writing Letters Over the years people have discovered different ways to communicate with one another. Obviously, speech has always been the simplest method, but as literacy rates have increased, the cost of writing materials reduced,...