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.

Welcome to my website.

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QUESTION: Higher Costs for the Poor

Some organisations, today, have identified correctly that the poor struggle to pay their bills. As a consequence they allow them to pay them in instalments. All well and good. But isn’t it a bit counterproductive when they also charge higher or extra fees for the...

QUESTION: Lending to the Poor

If poor people need to borrow money, there are plenty of people who want to loan them money at high rates of interest. But isn’t that tantamount to preying on the poor? It certainly doesn’t make their situation any better. Indeed, it usually makes it worse. Posted:...

QUESTION: Prayers for Rain

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked to pray for rain during a drought, by people outside the church. People assume that I have God’s ear. But shouldn’t those people pray too? And, more importantly, shouldn’t they first need to repent and turn back...