Tag Archives: University of Sussex

A Senior Devil, Mere Faith, and Beginning My Life in Christ

[This first appeared two years ago as a guest post I wrote for Jennifer Neyhart’s blog.] Is it cliché to say that C.S. Lewis had a formative influence on my understanding of what it means to belong to Jesus? Not that … Continue reading

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Communion Feasting: Strong Bread and Strong Wine

[Our church served communion this weekend, so I thought this 2014 post was appropriate.] The communion bread I picked up from the tray was about a tenth the size of my thumbnail, like all the other uniform pieces laying there. … Continue reading

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My Spiritual Birthday

[This day marks the day I was born. Not in the traditional sense. That actually comes in another 20 days. But in a much more real – in a truly eternal sense – this is the date of my birth. … Continue reading

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I Read Reference Books For Fun

[Updated from the archives.] *** I like to read. A show of hands for those who are like-minded. I like to read reference books. Another show of hands please … waiting for those hands to go up … still waiting … Continue reading

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My Night of Gluttony

Put a knife to your throat if you are given to gluttony. (Proverbs 23:2) *** If you look at the classical list of Seven Deadly Sins you’ll find: Wrath, Greed, Sloth, Pride, Lust, Envy and Gluttony Most people would agree with … Continue reading

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Duchess Kate’s Baby Talk

Thanks to NBC news, we can all brush up on our Briticisms and sound like informed Brits when it comes to talking about the soon-to-arrive royal baby. Can you decipher this sample from that article? Duchess Kate will likely pack … Continue reading

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