Trowel and Sword was a publication of the Reformed Church in Australia, which was founded in 1953. The first editorial of this Christian magazine in Australia written by Rev. John Vanderbom in 1954.
The first two editors (Revds. John Vanderbom and Bill Deenick) were in Australia, but Trowel and Sword was first produced in New Zealand.
In the 2000s the publication went online.
Trowel and Sword contained articles on various topics related to the Reformed Church, including theology, biblical studies, church history, and practical Christian living. It also included news and updates about the Reformed Church in Australia and its affiliated organisations.
The Reformed Church in Australia continues to publish various other publications, including the Reformed Theological Review, a peer-reviewed academic journal focused on Reformed theology and related fields.
See also: Christian Reformed Churches of Australia