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Author: Tom Mepham

Tom Mepham is the full-time minister of Student Soul. He received his Diploma in Ministry from the Knox Centre of Ministry and Leadership in December 2019, prior to which he graduated with a Bachelor of Theology from Otago University in 2017. He is a member of the Southern Presbytery, part of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. Tom is also a writing and performing musician and you can keep up with his explorations at his website.

Orientation 2024

Welcome to 2024! We are pumped to get going with the year! It’s be super rad to connect with you! If you are new to Dunedin & looking to connect, we’d love to say a great big haere mai & welcome! We hope you have a fantastic time here studying, making friends and enjoying all that this...

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Church Can Be A Little Bit Like Youth Group

One of the cool things that people seem to like about Student Soul is that, although we are a church, it reminds them a little bit of youth group! So if that’s what you’re looking for when you come to Dunedin for the first time, you know where to come! Quite a lot of people have had...

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Children of Two Worlds… Or is it One World?

In a bustling morning of family life, I had two calls that interestingly intertwined: an invitation to a nationwide prayer Zoom and a discussion on a local music project. One sought divine connection, the other community joy through a Dunedin twist on a classic tune. Both, in essence, were about bridging...

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