Category Archives: Christians

Billy Graham

Billy Graham (1919 – 2018) preacher Even though he was not an Australian he made a considerable impact in Australia with his crusades. Advertisements

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Gerard Tucker

Gerard Tucker (1885 – 1974) founder of the Brotherhood of St Laurence Founded in 1930, the Brotherhood of St Laurence was born in the Anglican parish of St Stephen in Adamstown, a working-class suburb of Newcastle in New South Wales.  … Continue reading

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Ross Clifford

Ross Clifford (1951 – ) Baptist theologian and political commentator Ross Clifford has been Principal at Morling College since 1997. He served as Lecturer in Theology, Ethics and Apologetics from 1992. He joined the College faculty after twelve years of … Continue reading

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Alex Gilchrist

Alex Gilchrist (1907 – 1987)  evangelical leader and broadcaster In 1950 Gilchrist began broadcasts with station 2CH in Sydney: ‘The Gospel Message For Today’, each week-day morning, and ‘This is Life’, on Saturday evenings. The programs were relayed to 2BS Bathurst … Continue reading

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Vernon Turner

Vernon Turner (1917 – 2006)  introduced Christian Radio in Australia By the end of the 1950s Turner and his staff were producing 800 weekly programs for 100 commercial stations in all states. In the same year he became editor of the … Continue reading

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William Kennedy

William Kennedy  (1868 – 1929)  pioneer WA Baptist Kennedy Baptist College was named after William Kennedy, a pioneer of the Baptist movement in Western Australia. His passion and determination saw him overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to establish churches along WA’s … Continue reading

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Alfred Wheeler

Alfred Wheeler (1865 – 1949) Anglican minister and composer Canon Wheeler was one of the most successful and prolific Australian composers. His works covered a wide range from anthems, part songs, children’s cantatas, and school and patriotic songs.” There are … Continue reading

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