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December 29, 2011

Taste and See: The Feast of Summit Semester

Taste and See: The Feast of Summit Semester

Happy endings are often preceded by woeful beginnings; I came to my job at Summit Semester with great excitement... and slight apprehension. Several years back, I attended a program similar to Semester. I entered with the same fresh-eyed hunger to learn and hope for friendship as the students here. But my time of study was one of huge struggle. I…

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December 06, 2011

The Solid Rock

The Solid Rock

On Christ the Solid Rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand; all other ground is sinking sand. Last night, as I read my journal entries from the past three months, this hymn came to mind as the perfect description of the greatest lesson I've learned during my time here. All the sand in my life that I've tried to stand on – people, ideas, academics, and other “securities? – has failed as a steady foundation. Only Jesus Christ can be depended on.

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December 02, 2011

Logos in Motion

Logos in Motion

The flowing steam of time may reflect a lot about a man’s life. For mine, glancing at the riverhead of just last spring, the beaming light of the sun revealed how shallow, murky, and dull my life had become. Over the course of attending only a semester of secular university, a river so wild and full of potential carved out…

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