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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STORY: The Reporter

I became aware of the community a few years ago. And from the moment I heard, I knew there was a story to be told. Nevertheless, with things to do, places to go, and with an editor who was far from encouraging, I never got around to it. I also knew that if my editor...

DEVOTION: Sing to the Lord

1 Chronicles 16:23-36 I cannot remember the last time I heard either of the books of Chronicles being read in church. The likely reason for that, of course, is that they repeat many of the stories in the books of Samuel and Kings. But that doesn’t mean they don’t have...

OPINION: The Sacred and the Profane

One of the great values of studying the Old Testament is that it puts the New Testament, and the establishment and purpose of the Church into perspective. And, as it constitutes about 80% of the Bible, it is not something that should be easily dismissed or ignored....