The Daily Declaration

Who We Are

The Daily Declaration is Australia’s largest Christian news site. We are dedicated to providing a voice for Christian values in the public square. Our vision is to see the revitalisation of our Judeo-Christian values for the common good. We are non-profit, independent, crowdfunded, and we provide Christian news for a growing audience across Australia, Asia, and the South Pacific. Our inspirational, faith-based journalism includes news, commentary, analysis, devotionals, testimonies, Indigenous affairs, apologetics, book and movie reviews, national and global prayer events, and more.

While we are primarily focused on the southern hemisphere, we support and work with other Christian news sites, prayer ministries and likeminded organisations around the world.

In a day when many news outlets are hiding behind a digital paywall, The Daily Declaration has chosen to keep our content free of charge. This includes our email news. Join thousands of subscribers and have our news and commentary delivered straight to your inbox. Select daily or weekly updates, and enjoy compelling stories, inspiring articles and breaking news, all designed to fuel your faith and encourage you in prayer. Click here to subscribe.

The opinions of our contributors do not necessarily reflect the views of The Daily Declaration. You are encouraged to read widely and draw your own conclusions about the content we publish. We encourage freedom of expression and believe that free speech and free thought are the Christian foundation stones of our democracy. We always welcome your feedback and input in the comments section.

The heartbeat of The Daily Declaration is and always will be faith, family, freedom and life. These are the truths upon which the Canberra Declaration was established.

Our History

The Daily Declaration was born out of the Canberra Declaration, a network of over 90,000 Australians who love their country and long to see its Judeo-Christian values revitalised for the benefit of everyone. Our name comes from the 850-word statement that was released on Friday 23rd July 2010 on the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra.

The Canberra Declaration was drafted by Bill Muehlenberg, Graham McLennan and Warwick Marsh in consultation with faith leaders from around Australia and across all major denominations. It calls for the protection of religious freedom, biblical marriage and family, and the sanctity of human life.

You can read and sign the declaration here.

These foundation stones of Australian democracy have suffered sustained attack in the years since the declaration’s release. As such, the Canberra Declaration remains a timely, lucid and vital statement, and one that increasing numbers of even non-religious Aussies find themselves supporting.

We are proud of the key role that Indigenous Australians have played in shaping both the Canberra Declaration and The Daily Declaration. Ps Norman Miller facilitated the release of the Canberra Declaration and gave an inspirational speech on the day, as seen in the video below. The Daily Declaration has since become the primary platform in Australia for Bible-believing Indigenous Christians to have a voice.

Tens of thousands of people signed the Canberra Declaration in its earliest days. Soon a periodic newsletter was launched to keep signers up-to-date on current events relevant to the stand for faith, family, freedom and life. Petitions were circulated, prayer events were held, the network was strengthened, and our numbers continued to grow.

In 2018, we rebuilt our website. We saw this as an opportunity not only to present the vision of the Canberra Declaration in a fresh way but to get the word out beyond our subscriber list to like-minded people everywhere. This is how The Daily Declaration was born.

In its infancy, our weekly offering was modest, and our pool of writers was small. We now publish dozens of articles each week, featuring the work of journalists, pastors, part-time contributors, academics, directors of Christian non-profits, denominational leaders and international writers.

We are also blessed to have a team of up-and-coming contributors. These are students, working mums, busy dads, retirees and many others who are passionate and informed about Christian values and their unfading importance in modern Australia.

Our Values

The values of faith, family, freedom and life are dependent on the Judeo-Christian belief system, which is why we are increasingly focused on the issue of truth. Truth must be contended for in a time of fake news and deceitful ‘fact-checking’, activism posing as journalism, the erasure of Western history, censorship of dissenting viewpoints, and widespread opposition to once-commonplace views.

As Christian journalists, we are sometimes criticised of bias due to our Christian worldview. The truth is that all journalists are biased owing to their worldview. It is a myth of secularism that news is value-free and merely a collection of facts, data and information. Intentionally or otherwise, the journalism produced by corporate news rooms is infused with a secular belief system that, increasingly, might best be described as Cultural Marxism. While the legacy press hides their bias, we are honest about ours. Our goal is to present news and opinions from a Christ-centred, biblical perspective, and to stay humble as we do so. We are not perfect, so we greatly appreciate your prayers.

With humility, we recognise that even the best enterprises can lose their way and that we are not immune from this. Though now secular, the world’s most prestigious universities like Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Yale were originally founded to teach the Bible. Likewise, Australia’s premier newspapers like The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald were founded by Christians. Only by God’s grace will we resist compromise and worldly applause and remain faithful to him.

We are unapologetically nondenominational. Our writers and readers are Protestants, Catholics, Pentecostals, and Orthodox of many stripes and backgrounds. We are not afraid to lean into controversial issues, nor do we shy away from the central role of prayer, revival and God’s supernatural intervention in the renewal of the Great Southland of the Holy Spirit.

We remain indebted to the drafters of the Canberra Declaration, the team of writers at The Daily Declaration, and our faithful readership base. And our work would, of course, be impossible without the generous support of the Canberra Declaration’s many donors, who underwrite the work of The Daily Declaration. To learn more about the vision of the Canberra Declaration, see the video below.

If you would like to support our work, you can donate here. With hearts full of gratitude, we thank you for your partnership with us for Christian values in Australia and beyond.

Statement of Faith

In addition to upholding both the Apostles Creed and the Nicene Creed, which are affirmed by the world’s 2.4 billion Christians, we believe the following:

1. God exists eternally in three persons, the Father, the Son, and Holy Spirit. He is the Creator of the heavens and the earth and everything that is in them.

2. God communicates with humanity through the revelation of Himself. In His creation, God reveals His eternal power and dominion. In Jesus Christ, His Son, who was born of a virgin and who was and is fully God and fully man, He revealed Himself uniquely. His written Word, the Bible, is the inerrant and altogether authoritative revelation of Himself for us in all matters. The Holy Spirit applies that Word and opens our eyes to its meaning.

3. Mankind, having been first created in the image of God, fell from that happy condition by sinning against God. All human beings since Adam and Eve have inherited their sinful natures, corrupting our behaviour, our understanding, and our emotions.

4. God, through the sacrificial death and bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ, has lovingly redeemed all those who put their faith in Christ, and empowers them to live holy lives through the enablement of the Holy Spirit. After Christ’s bodily return to this earth to claim His people, they will reign with Him in the life to come. Those who do not believe will be judged by God and made subject to His eternal punishment.

We seek to be faithful to all of these truths as we explore the great themes of the Bible, God’s creation, man’s fall, Christ’s redemption, and our eternal hope as the framework of a uniquely Christian worldview.

Our Leadership

The Daily Declaration has quickly grown to become Australia’s largest Christian news site. We prize our independence and have chosen to refuse paid advertising to ensure our editorial autonomy.

We have a wonderful editorial team who are informed, diligent, and unafraid of vigorous discourse in search of the truth. Our Editor-in-Chief is Warwick Marsh, who might best be described as our Chief Cook and Bottle Washer.

In terms of his political background, Warwick started out as a radical left-wing student activist in the early 1970s. In the mid-80s, he was a member of the hard-left Builders Workers Union. Now he’s just an everyday Aussie who loves Jesus, his family and his country. The Daily Declaration is a grassroots publication with its feet firmly planted in blue-collar Australia, as evidenced by the location of its newsroom headquarters in the working-class city of Wollongong, home of the biggest steelworks in Australia.

The Daily Declaration is not aligned with any political party and remains non-partisan. However, we are unashamed supporters of the words etched into the preamble of Australia’s Constitution: “humbly relying on the blessings of almighty God” — and of the people who still believe in the power of those words.

Being an initiative of the Canberra Declaration, The Daily Declaration falls under the auspices of Australian Heart Ministries, a non-profit entity incorporated in October 2000. The Daily Declaration posted its first article on 18 February 2019, so in the scheme of things, we are quite a young publication.

Australian Heart Ministries operates as charitable institution under the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission. AHM is a non-profit entity dedicated to the promulgation of the good news of the Lord Jesus Christ and the promotion of revival and reformation throughout Australia and the nations of the world.

The Daily Declaration community remains committed to upholding Christian values and advocating for truth in a time of pervasive lies. For us, the quote often attributed to George Orwell rings true in this hour: “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”

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The Daily Declaration is an Australian Christian news site dedicated to providing a voice for Christian values in the public square. Our vision is to see the revitalisation of our Judeo-Christian values for the common good. We are non-profit, independent, crowdfunded, and provide Christian news for a growing audience across Australia, Asia, and the South Pacific. The opinions of our contributors do not necessarily reflect the views of The Daily Declaration. Read More.






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