Three 2019 Basil Sellers Winners were awarded on Saturday at the Press Service International (PSI) young writers – Christian Today - annual conference at the Craigieburn Salvation Army in Melbourne.
The 2019 Australian 18-30 years Panellists marked the young writers over the first 6 months of the year – and many marked in decimal points with such minimal decimal differences it was determined to award three young writers the 2019 Basil Sellers.
Kristen Dang - Adelaide
Roden Mears - Melbourne
Roydon Ng - Sydney
Each of these three young writers produced remarkable articles which the Panellists awarded points.
The 2019 Australian Panellists
Gavin Lawrie - Tweed Heads
Vicki Nunn - Rockhampton
Aira Chilcott - Canberra
Cheryl McGrath - 2017 - 2018 Basil Sellers winner
Kandima Awendila - Mosambique
2019 Basil Sellers Award
Kristen is a family doctor, and author of the e-book ‘An Internship with Jesus’. She lives with her husband and new born baby in Adelaide and writes a regular blog (lostnowfoundk) on life with God. Her second blog (lilyofthevalleysk), aims to share her love for Jesus through the creative arts.
See Kristen’s other articles at: https://lostnowfoundk.com/an-internship-with-jesus-ebook-christian-today-articles/ or https://www.pressserviceinternational.org/kristen-dang.html
Roden Meares from Melbourne enjoys playing basketball, reading comics and going to the gym. He has a passion for evangelising and helping others in their faith through writing.
Roden’s previous articles can be viewed at https://www.pressserviceinternational.org/roden-meares.html
Roydon Ng is a Christian writer from Western Sydney. Get in touch with Roydon via email: email@example.com Roydon Ng won the 2018 Theology Award at the Christchurch young writer conference.
Roydon Ng’s previous articles may be viewed at: https://www.pressserviceinternational.org/roydon-ng.html
Previous Basil Sellers Award winners
2018 - Cheryl McGrath
2017 - Cheryl McGrath
2016 - Tim Everton
2015 - Belinda Croft
2014 - Danielle Stott
2013 - Alison Barkley
Mr Basil Sellers AM supports the young writers – a ministry of Press Service International (PSI) in conjunction with Christian Today.
Dr Mark Tronson is a Baptist minister (retired) who served as the Australian cricket team chaplain for 17 years (2000 ret) and established Life After Cricket in 2001. He was recognised by the Olympic Ministry Medal in 2009 presented by Carl Lewis Olympian of the Century. He mentors young writers and has written 24 books, and enjoys writing. He is married to Delma, with four adult children and grand-children. Dr Tronson writes a daily article for Christian Today Australia (since 2008) and in November 2016 established Christian Today New Zealand.
Mark Tronson's archive of articles can be viewed at http://www.pressserviceinternational.org/mark-tronson.html
Dr Mark Tronson - a 4 min video
Chairman – Well-Being Australia
Baptist Minister 44 years
- 1984 - Australian cricket team chaplain 17 years (Ret)
- 2001 - Life After Cricket (18 years Ret)
- 2009 - Olympic Ministry Medal – presented by Carl Lewis
- 2019 - The Gutenberg - (ARPA Christian Media premier award)
Gutenberg video - 2min 14sec
Married to Delma for 44 years with 4 children and 5 grand children