Jessica McPherson

Press Service International

Jessica McPherson lives with her best friend and husband, Eoin and their family of rescue animals in Christchurch. She loves reading, writing, photography and scrap-booking but most of all sharing God’s love and truth with a hurting world. Jessica is particularly passionate about encouraging children and building them up in gospel truth.

  • Cherry Blossoms, Decay, and Jesus

  • When Should You Kill Hitler?

    Civil disobedience (going against the ruling authorities) has been a controversial topic for hundreds of years, it may seem like it has become more of an issue over the last few years but it was a popular topic even in first century BC.

  • Using Sport For The Glory of God

    Fireworks explode, music rings out, a huge torch is lit and thousands of athletes and hundreds of flags flood the stadium heralding the start of another Olympic games – games which in their modern form have been going since 1896.

  • The world has gone mad but then again it hasn’t

    Dear Christians, I am writing to encourage you in the face of increasing pressure to conform to the world. It may feel like we are wading into unprecedented times for those who want to faithfully live the way God has laid out but I endeavour to encourage you that although the pressure and persecution is different it is not new.

  • Why theology is for everyone

    Have you ever had the experience of being at the doctors and they start talking to a colleague of theirs while treating you, using medical jargon that goes completely over your head? I know I have!

  • Jesus is the Best Feminist

    When I think of feminists I tend to think of people like Kate Sheppard who campaigned tirelessly to get women the right to vote in New Zealand or Susan B Anthony who worked on countless campaigns to bring equal rights to both women and African American people in the United States.

  • St Patrick – The Role Model We All Need

    St Patrick holds the dubious honour of being one of the most well recognised but least well known saints. Having a day named after him lends his name to being well recognised by many but few know his real story even among Christians.

  • Why you can’t have love without sacrifice

    “Hard to breathe; feels like floating, so full of love my heart's exploding, mouth is dry, hands are shaking...Finally time for this poor schlubb, to know how it feels to fall in lub.”

  • God’s plan for financial success in the New Year

    Happy New Year everyone! Since this is a perfect time to discuss New Year’s Resolutions, I thought I would share a great resolution that was the basis of our last sermon for the year two weeks back!

  • Christmas brings the hope we all need

    There’s no denying that this year has been harder than usual on people. For a lot of people it has felt, as C.S. Lewis puts it in The Chronicles of Narnia that, “It is always winter but never Christmas.”