James Jeffery

James Jeffery is a trainee Presbyterian minister from Sydney with a passion to see Christian Values restored in our society. James grew up in South West Rocks, rural NSW, and went on to complete a Bachelor of Political, Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney. He is now pursuing tertiary studies in theology.

Articles by James Jeffery:

  • 6 January 2022

    5.5 MINS

    Here are books by doctors, economists, psychiatrists and a journalist on the COVID-19 pandemic, governmental responses, and the general state of fear across nat

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  • 15 July 2021

    2 MINS

    Most Australians have never lived under an authoritarian dictatorship, and therefore we are largely ignorant of how quickly circumstances can descend. It was th

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  • 14 July 2021

    2.6 MINS

    When it comes to lockdowns, Christians are divided. On one side, it is argued that lockdowns are the obvious way to love one’s neighbour, as they prevent transm

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  • 13 July 2021

    2 MINS

    American historian Daniel J. Boorstin once said that “the greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge.” These words ring parti

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  • 7 July 2021

    5.6 MINS

    One of the more disturbing features of modern society is the practice of crony capitalism: ‘a capitalist society that is based on the close relationships betwee

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  • 11 May 2021

    2.7 MINS

    Tolerance used to be defined as the ability to respectfully engage with others, even if you disagree with what they say. Nevertheless, it is clear that the new

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  • 3 May 2021

    3.4 MINS

    Intention God holds the answers and is still at work, even when we can’t see it. Scripture “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to

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  • 26 April 2021

    5.4 MINS

    Editor’s Note: James Jeffery is a young writer in training at the Daily Declaration. He is a minister in training for the Presbyterian church with a profound un

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  • 9 April 2021

    3.2 MINS

    Panel shows like ABC’s Q+A are a staple of healthy democracies -- a great format to thrash out the debates and disagreements of the day. But like an increasing

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  • 20 March 2021

    2.5 MINS

    One of the greatest problems with abandoning the Judeo-Christian sexual ethic is the trail of destruction which will inevitably follow. For those who live in th

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