In Lockdown and confusion, remember this.

Posted: August 13, 2020 at 5:57 pm

For an optimistic encourager, I’ve found 2020 quite a challenging year, and with this week’s Lockdown 2.0 my mind is busy with a million important thoughts!

Author: Matt Perry

A Lockdown letter of Joy & Jesus #2

Posted: May 25, 2020 at 1:59 pm

Prayer & Peace in the book of Philippians. Going Deeper blog #2. The Apostle Paul has endured a long lockdown (approaching two years). He has written several life changing letters to churches including Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians, and one to Philemon. For obvious reasons, these are called the ‘prison epistles,’ but it is most likely that […]

Author: Matt Perry

A Lockdown Letter of Joy & Jesus

Posted: May 13, 2020 at 10:23 am

One of the most personal and positive letters in the New Testament speaks to us today, in lockdown from lockdown…

Author: Matt Perry

Life After Easter – Be Wise and Alert.

Posted: April 22, 2020 at 5:15 pm

A Biblical message from Luke 24:13-49 Why did Jesus call the disciples “foolish and slow of heart” ? And therefore, how can we be Wise and Alert?

Author: Matt Perry

A great time to be a Bible College student.

Posted: April 7, 2020 at 11:37 am

In these strange days, as the world confronts Covid-19, our need for well trained Christians in China is as vital as ever.

Author: Matt Perry

The world is better than it was! It’s true.

Posted: March 16, 2020 at 6:13 pm

At the start of an election year here in New Zealand, and now in the middle of a coronavirus pandemic, there is potential for anxiety…but…

Author: Matt Perry

Strange & Uncomfortable

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 5:02 pm

A very ‘cultural’ experience in the Arab world that helped me to understand the Bible. One day when I lived in the Middle East, I visited a new friend at a remote university in Jordan. It was a hot day and it had been a long bus ride. When I finally found my friend, he […]

Author: Matt Perry

How to avoid being foolish & slow #4

Posted: August 3, 2019 at 11:05 am

The early disciples made four key mistakes on the day of the resurrection. We can learn from them, and stay on mission!

Author: Matt Perry

How to avoid being foolish and slow. #3

Posted: July 26, 2019 at 4:28 pm

Two disciples met Jesus on the road to Emmaus on the Sunday after his crucifixion, but they didn’t recognise him. Why not?

Author: Matt Perry