Principal
Lecturer in Theology, Ethics and Apologetics

BTh, DipLaw, DipMin, MA, MTh, ThD

Ross Clifford has been Principal at Morling since 1997. He served as Lecturer in Theology, Ethics and Apologetics from 1992. He joined the College faculty after twelve years of pastoral work at South Windsor and Gymea. Before he entered the ministry he practised law in New South Wales and the Northern Territory. He is a graduate of the Australian College of Theology, Simon Greenleaf, University of Sydney, as well as our own College. He is the author/co-author of over ten books including, most recently, The Cross is Not Enough: Living as Witnesses to the Resurrection, and Taboo or To Do?

Ross has served on a number of significant interdenominational committees including being President of the New South Wales Council of Churches (Evangelical churches) and Chair of the Australian Lausanne Committee. In particular, Ross is known for his work and writing in the areas of theology, apologetics and ethics. In 2010, he was made a member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his Christian service. Since 2012 Ross has been the President of the Asia Pacific Baptist Federation (APBF).