Kurtis Budden

Kurtis Budden lives in Newcastle, NSW with his wife and daughter. In addition to his work in medical research, Kurtis runs the youth group of the independent Baptist Church he attends and spends his weekends playing soccer. In the past, Kurtis has participated in short-term missions in Malawi and Botswana, and is passionate about seeing the church mobilised to meet the spiritual and physical needs on a local and global scale. Aside from his local pastor and parents, Kurtis’ theology is influenced by the likes of C.S. Lewis, David Platt and John Piper.

Articles by Kurtis Budden:

  • 14 January 2022

    53.3 MINS

    Editor's Note: Dr Kurtis Budden has written a very well-researched and thorough article about the many issues surrounding Covid vaccinations. The team at the Ca

  • 13 October 2021

    4.9 MINS

    With euthanasia once again before the New South Wales Parliament, it is critical that Christians understand the worldview that underpins perspectives that suppo

  • 18 August 2021

    2.8 MINS

    Jesus told us to pray for our persecutors. This week, that means praying for the Taliban. This week, I have felt physically ill as I’ve read stories and seen th

  • 24 February 2021

    3.7 MINS

    “Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.” This idea has been on my mind today as I considered the Children Born Alive Protection B

  • 10 October 2020

    2.9 MINS

    Intention The ultimate answer to life and godliness is found in the gifts God has already given. Scripture “His divine power has granted to us all things that p

  • 8 July 2020

    1.5 MINS

    Every Saturday, our church makes coffee for a street in our neighbourhood, to touch base with the community. Last weekend, my wife and I debated taking our 18-m

  • 3 July 2020

    3.2 MINS

    Jemarius Jachin Harbor Jr, born in December 2019, left hospital for the first time this month as a world record holder. Born at just 21 weeks gestation (~19 wee

  • 10 April 2020

    3.1 MINS

    This year began with one disaster after another, yet for me the COVID-19 tragedy stands out. It has brought something to my mind which I normally suppress – dea

  • 23 January 2020

    5.5 MINS

    My wife and I were once discussing children with another couple at church, and we mentioned we would like to adopt one day. I was shocked when this other couple