Scott Morrison (1968 – ) Prime Minister
Morrison was raised in the Presbyterian Church of Australia, which partly merged into the Uniting Church when he was a child. He later became a Pentecostal, and now attends the Horizon Church, which is affiliated with the Australian Christian Churches and the Assemblies of God.
Peter and Jenny Stokes – Salt Shakers
Peter and Jenny Stikes started the ministry of Salt Shakers in Australia in 1994 after fighting against a gambling venue being established in their local shopping centre.
Catherine Hamlin (1924 – ) obstetrician, Fistula Hospital, Addis Ababa
Dr Catherine Hamlin trained as an Obstetrician / Gynaecologist at Crown St Women’s hospital in Sydney and together with her husband went to Ethiopia in 1959 to work there.
David Hurley (1953 – ) Governor-General-designate of Australia
The young officer had been drawn away from his upbringing in the Church of England by the temptations of Army life. But he found his mind being refocused when he began preparing to marry Linda, a committed Presbyterian.
Brian Booth (1933 – ) cricketer
A committed Christian, Booth is an Anglican lay-preacher, and often invokes religious and ethical arguments while talking about issues such as sportsmanship. He co-authored Cricket and Christianity. In 1998 he wrote Sport and sportsmanship: a Christian perspective towards 2000 for the Australian Christian Forum on Education.