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May 9, 2018

When I arrived at CHC one of the first things I did was to start a faculty reading group. We meet early in the morning before work on Wednesdays. We drink coffee together and discuss great books. Currently we are reading Simone Weil’s Waiting for God, one of the spirit...

March 13, 2018

When I was a teenager my mother came home one day and said she was going to do a PhD in literature. She wanted to write about George Herbert, a great Christian poet from the 17th century. For the next few years my mother studied George Herbert’s poems, lovingly working...

January 24, 2018

If you want to evangelise a neighbourhood you plant a church; if you want to evangelise a culture you start a university. That is the vision that brought CHC into being. It is the vision that brought me here as a student 20 years ago, and that has brought me back today...

September 29, 2017

 In Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey, the main character finds himself on an island paradise with the promise of immortality from Calypso, a goddess who loves him. With so much to appreciate, what could possibly be missing? Nevertheless, Odysseus cannot shake a deeper lo...

August 25, 2017

 When I was in high school, my church’s youth group was very small. As triplets, my sisters and I constituted about a third of the group! Therefore, I started a coalition of local youth groups that met periodically for larger events, and I called it “Eclipse.” The tag...

August 4, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg does it once a fortnight.
Bill Gates does it once a week.
Elon Musk used to do it twice a day.
Unfortunately, according to recent statistics, one out of five first year uni students has never done it at all. Not even once.

I’m referring to reading...

July 14, 2017

Shortly before the famous Battle of Agincourt in 1415, things were looking bleak for the British.  Really bleak.

On the morning of October 25th (the feast of Saint Crispin), the English troops found themselves outnumbered 5 to 1 by the French army. Having just marched 4...