Tag: Friends

Emulation

Emulate: match or surpass (a person or achievement) typically by imitation… Something I remember hearing a few times is that we become like the 5 people we spend the most amount of time with. I reckon this saying has more than a grain of truth to it. The Bible talks about how bad company can…

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Driven Dilemma (3)

Once a week, a group of 3 lads (including me), read a chapter of a book and then meet up at our Pastor’s house together to chat about it. A couple of weeks ago we started “On the Human Condition” – St. Basil. We usually seem to only read the long-gone olden day theologians, which…

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The Driven Dilemma (2)

This post continues on the same lines as a previous one… I did consider trying to write a summary of that, but can’t do it without making this post double the size. Shortly after, or even mid-way through, writing the Driven Dilemma post I invited one of my friends to speak his thoughts into the…

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Vulnerability Mountain

“Mountains create powerful bonds between people. Its their great appeal to me.” -Bear Grylls I don’t get to climb many mountains at all. To be honest I think I have only ever climbed one, Snowdon in Wales, but I did it twice for what it’s worth! The first time I did it as a young…

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Questions I love!

During normal term-time, I get to meet with a few other Christian-students. This is a great opportunity to get know how they are finding their studies, what God is teaching them and provide a mutual support base for encouraging each other in our faith. Exam time comes and the meetings still happen but less frequently…

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Bible Read-Through

One guy who has really impacted my faith is a guy called Scott. There is quite a cool God-story behind how we met and some really significant things that I’ve learnt from him. All of which I hope to share one-day on this blog. However, one of the best, perhaps the most important things which I learned…

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Good friends…intercede

Today I had my first exam, first of three…I feel it went quite well, and that the revision payed off. Before I went into my exams, I shot texts to a few of my friends asking for prayer for it to go smoothly. There is nothing quite like knowing your friends are praying for you,…

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