The Author

Steve McAlpine is approaching an age which would be a more than useful Test batting average. He is a pastor of Providence Church in WA, is married to Jill and together they have two children, Sophie and Declan. Steve grew up in Northern Ireland, but apart from rolling his “r’s”, and talking too fast, is a West Aussie through and through. He has degrees in journalism and theology and enjoys combining the two through writing and blogging, especially on matters of church planting and cultural negotiation for Christians in the increasingly complex West.

Which Way Australia? Two Perspectives on the Election Result

In the wake of the federal election, we asked Steve McAlpine and Tim Patrick to offers some complementary reflections from different sides of the

Don’t Let Sexular Culture Leave Women as Also-Rans

Sooner or later reality catches up with the intellectual

Sexular Colonialism

If my male, pale and stale heart could be

The Day Jesus Said “I’ve Got This”

I can, by nature, be a graceless man. I

What a Pro-Life Church Looks Like

Right now one of our beloved church couples is