Wednesday Evening Talks till 15 May
Hope: Certain hope for kids living in an uncertain world
Understanding and Preaching Deuteronomy (OT746i)
Between Rescue and Home: Preaching Discipleship from the Book of Deuteronomy
A great opportunity to check out SMBC
Matt Vander Heiden
Lecturer - New Testament
Prior to SMBC:
After school Matt studied studied Commerce at university before working in the travel industry for several years. In 1999 he left work to study at SMBC, where he met his wife Kiri. In 2005 their family moved to Portugal where Matt oversaw the Academic Department of the Portuguese Bible Institute and lectured in Hermeneutics, Expository Preaching, New Testament, and Evangelism and Discipleship. The family moved back from Portugal in mid-2018, moving to Sydney in December of the same year to start work at SMBC.
- Petrine studies - Peter's use of the Old Testament, particularly in 1 Peter; Canonical approaches to Petrine studies
- The place of suffering in the Christian experience
Matt and Kiri have two daughters and a son. While missing many aspects about living in Portugal, they are enjoying getting to know Sydney and making it home. Matt loves sport of almost any kind, but he especially likes cricket, AFL and NFL. He and Kiri also enjoy watching historical period dramas together.