The Author

Matthew Payne is a PhD student at Sydney University investigating the ministry and theology of William Perkins (1558-1602). He has previously been employed in full-time ministry, and is passionate to see ordinary believers built up in their love and understanding of the Christian faith. Matthew, his wife Mandy, and their three boys attend St Barnabas Anglican Church Ingleburn, where Matthew and Mandy both serve in various capacities.

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