Hi, I’m Matt Perry. This blog is a personal space to share encouraging things about God, His work in the world, FEBC, and pretty much anything I think might inspire you. Please feel free to leave a comment, start a conversation, or share the ideas.

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Practice Practice Practice

I love watching extreme sports. Anything where people achieve incredible things. It’s so impressive what humans can do! As the Winter gets underway my sons will watch and share a steady stream of extreme skiing videos online. When I see a skier doing double cork backflip with a grab, in a halfpipe, I think – Wow, […]

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Speaking up

Some people in New Zealand treat faith as a very private matter. It’s acceptable to promote your personal preferences about food, sexuality, and sport, but being Christian is often kept on the low low.  After the first debates in parliament over the assisted dying bill, David Seymour commented that all 14 government ministers who spoke […]

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Faith, Love, & Actions.

A regular series to inspire and encourage us in our prayers for our neighbours, and for FEBC listeners around the world. This month’s scripture is 1 John 5:1-3 (ESV) “Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. […]

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Praying for people continually – HOW?

“We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers.” The sheer amount of need around us can be overwhelming, not to mention the needs we see far away and read about in missionary newsletters! The list can become very long. So how can we genuinely be praying for so […]

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