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.

The Day Jesus Said “I’ve Got This”

I can, by nature, be a graceless man. I slip all too easily into either a snakes-and-ladders works-based righteousness: up when I’m doing well;

What a Pro-Life Church Looks Like

Right now one of our beloved church couples is

It’s a Religious Thing, You Wouldn’t Understand

Noel Pearson’s comments this weekend about the nature of

Why Millennials ARE Coming to Church

There have been plenty of articles about why Millennials—those

Christian: Will You Negative Split Your Life?

The most positive thing a Christian can do is