About Kamal

Kamal is the missions director at Gracepoint Presbyterian Church, and is also completing a PhD in multicultural ministry and ministry in today’s globalised world. In the past he has been involved in reinforcing well-established ministry in a large, multi-staff church; revitalising a small, struggling church in a lower socio-economic area; contributing to the outreach ministry of an inner-city church seeking to reach socially progressive hipsters; ministry to churches of Arabic, Mediterranean, and Subcontinental background; and campus ministry with the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (AFES).


1999 Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws (UNSW)
2007 Bachelor of Divinity (Moore Theological College)
2009 Advanced Diploma in Theology (Presbyterian Theological Centre – now Christ College)
2013 Master of Arts in Theology (Moore Theological College)


Book chapters
‘Hybridity, Intergenerational Ministry, and Identity Development amongst Diasporan Christians’, in Hybridity, Diaspora and Missio Dei, ed. Sadiri Joy Tira, Lausanne Global Diaspora Forum, forthcoming 2019

With Patricia Weerakoon: ‘The Biology of Sex and Gender’, pages 321-334 in The Gender Conversation: Evangelical Perspectives on Gender, Scripture, and the Christian Life, ed. Edwina Murphy and David Starling, Sydney: Morling Press, 2016.


‘Vive la Revolution: Christian Counter-Ethics’, Case 49 (2016): 20

‘Chaste Christian Singleness Today’, The Gospel Coalition Australia (2016), online at http://australia.thegospelcoalition.org/article/chaste-christian-singleness-today

‘Evangelical Intercultural Identity: A New Resource for Twenty-First Century Mission?’, Colloquium 47/1 (2015): 45-61.

‘Towards an Evangelical Sexual Anthropology and Ethic’, Zadok Perspectives, Spring 2015: 2-15

With Sheryl Sarkoezy: ‘Christ Among the ‘Gods’ – Responding to Religious Plurality Today’, PCNSW Gospel, Society & Culture Committee Resource Paper 5, 2015:

With Sheryl Sarkoezy: ‘Knocking on Australia’s Door – Christian Thinking about Asylum Seekers and Refugees’, PCNSW Gospel, Society & Culture Committee Resource Paper 4, March 2014: online at http://gsandc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Knocking-on-Australia_s-Door.pdf

‘Christianity in Sri Lanka: how we can learn from and support the church there’, Lausanne Global Analysis 3, 2, April 2014, online at https://www.lausanne.org/content/lga/2014-03/christianity-in-sri-lanka-how-we-can-learn-from-and-support-the-church-there

With Patricia Weerakoon: ‘Sexuality & Self Identity’, Case 35 (2013): 8-14

‘The Role of the PFA in Shaping the Character of the Presbyterian Church in NSW post-1977’, Church Heritage: The Historical Journal of the Uniting Church in Australia (NSW), Vol 15 No. 4 (2008): 244-258

‘Gospel, Community and the Cyberchurch of God’, Case 15 (2008): 20-21, 31

‘The Ways of Counter-Judgment: Civil Disobedience and Revolution as Potential Testimony to Christ’, Case 16 (2008): 22-26