Matt Colvin holds a PhD in Classics from Cornell University and a BA in Latin and Greek from the University of Maryland. He is ordained in the Reformed Episcopal Church and spent 2012-2017 as an Anglican missionary in Indonesia and the Philippines, where he taught Biblical languages to Filipino pastors. An experienced classical Christian teacher, he has published scholarly articles on Heraclitus, Plato, and the Stoics, and a translation from Latin of the 1550 Magdeburg Confession. He is the author of The Lost Supper: Revisiting Passover and the Origins of the Eucharist (Fortress Academic, 2019) and is writing another article on the Jewish background of ordination and the laying on of hands. He now lives with his wife, Sora, and their three youngest children in the town of Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in British Columbia.