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 member of Black Boy Peaches, an alternative/contemporary pop rock act, based in Dunedin NZ.

Semester 2 is underway

We are kicking things back off. Aaaand… really looking forward to being in a brand new venue, our local favorite Oaken. We’d love to see you there! Bring a friend, and check out our Facebook event page.

What do I see? A Vision

What do you see when you imagine all that the church could be? I was told, "Write down your vision! Tell people what you see!" So one day in November last year, I sat down and had a go.

The Reshaping

Hey there. This is a post thinking out-loud about the future, where we’re headed and how God is calling us to BE as we move forward into it. A good way to begin that forward-leaning process is by starting with where we are now. OUR MOMENT For God’s people around the world, this is the […]

Name, Journey, Vision, Calling

I’ve been thinking about the limits of personal strength. Sometimes it’s crisis that accelerates growth and transformation. One truth about me and I suspect its similar for you, is that I learned from a very early age to trust my own capability, my ideas, my relationships, my stubbornness, my ability to learn… to get me […]

The Darkness of Easter

I just finished a phone call with a friend, and I realised as it ended I was dissatisfied with it. Why? We didn’t get to the darkness. Last night, I played some music and sang, and the songs that I sang were songs birthed from places of darkness. And this coming week, Good Friday takes […]

kicking off a new series

hey, we’re getting underway with student soul this sunday night, and it’s a beginning of a 7-week series through the first new testament letter to the corinthian church. this week’s title is “inside-out freedom,” and as we check out a bunch of passages from this NT epistle, the theme of freedom will be hovering close. […]

What does “called, equipped, sent” mean? Part 1

Hello 🙂 So I was chatting to one of our ace students, Maria, and she was like “Can you explain ‘called, equipped, sent’ for me” Which I tried to do, and we both thought doing so here as a blog post would be good also. “Called, equipped, sent” sums up very briefly something of the […]

Dec 2019

Kia ora 🙂 Thanks for stopping by. We are prepping for 2020. Part of that is a makeover of the website, as you no doubt can see. We should be rolling nicely by the end of January. Facebook is a way to see if anything else is going on. If you want to reach out, […]

Pastoral and Administrative Assistant

TIME COMMITMENT Permanent role, from February 2020. Averaging 8 hours per week Flexible as to whether this is worked over the whole year, or February – November. ROLE Collaborative support role alongside Student Soul minister, including offering pastoral care and administrative support Room for creativity, experimentation and adaptation to strengths and passions Specific goals to […]
  • 1
  • 2

Shaping world-changers since 2002

Student Soul is a church for students and young adults in Dunedin, New Zealand. We're committed to inviting young people into a life of daring creativity and radical freedom in Jesus.

Equipping students for life to the full, together, for the sake of the world. Powered by the Spirit of God.

Contact us

15 St David St (upstairs)
North Dunedin
Dunedin 9016
New Zealand

admin@studentsoul.org.nz
(03) 474 9470