About Ben

Ben moved to Dunedin from Sydney with his family in 2020 and is the pastor of Grace Bible Church (of the Grace Presbyterian Church of New Zealand). He has recently completed a PhD on Ephesians at the University of Otago titled: ‘Co-partakers of the Promise: Jews and Gentiles in Ephesians’. Ben’s main areas of research interest are in Paul’s letters and Pauline Theology, particularly Paul’s use of Scripture, Pauline Ecclesiology, and Pauline Eschatology. Ben studied at Moore College and since 2010 has served as an anglican minister in Sydney and as an adjunct lecturer teaching various courses in Greek and New Testament at Moore College, YouthWorks College, and United Theological College.


2003 Bachelor of Science (Hons) (University of New South Wales)
2010 Bachelor of Divinity (Hons) (Moore Theological College)
2020 PhD (University of Otago)


Chapters and Articles
Hudson, B. T. ‘Jewish Circumcision and Gentile Circumspection: “Made by Human Hands” as Gentile Boasting in Eph 2:11.’ Colloquium 51/2 (2019): 26–43.

Conference Papers
OTinNT (UK) 2019 Apocalyptic Salvation History in Ephesians 1:3-14
ANZABS 2018 Ethical Exhortation and the Decalogue in Ephesians
FBS 2018 ‘You’, ‘me’, ‘us’, and ‘us together’: Ephesians’ Fictive Framework
ANZATS 2018 ‘Made by Human Hands’ as Gentile Boasting in Ephesians 2:11
ANZABS 2017 An inheritance among the Saints: Οἱ Ἅγιοι in Ephesians 1:18 and Daniel 7
FBS 2016 ‘One new humanity out of the two’; Ephesians 2 and the Restoration of Israel