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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SERMON: Do Not Add or Take Away

Deuteronomy 4:2, 12:32; Proverbs 30:5-6; Jeremiah 26:2; Revelation 22:18-19 A. INTRODUCTION Whether we like it or not we live in a world of change. And to a large extent that change is of our own making. We change our landscape: we clear trees, we mine for minerals,...

DEVOTION: The Call for a King

1 Samuel 8:1-22 Today, a glimpse of what it means to have a monarchy, but from an Old Testament perspective: Because, for a thousand years—since the time of Abraham—the people had lived and done well under God’s guidance. They hadn’t needed an earthly king. Indeed,...

SERMON: The Two Great Commandments

Luke 10:25-37 A. INTRODUCTION One of the great traditions of the church—and amongst Anglican’s in particular—has been the reciting of the commandments. Indeed, in the Book of Common Prayer, the Ten Commandments were required to be recited at every single communion...