Having been raised a Christian, I’ve always had Jesus in my life in some way, shape or form. Before coming to uni, I was pretty disillusioned with the whole idea of church and had a very private view on my faith, but finding myself locked out of my room one Sunday led me to bumping into the Belfrey walking bus, and here I am getting baptised next week! Only over the last year or so, I’ve seen my faith grow from more than just something I keep for Sundays to a relationship made possible by Jesus’ saving grace, that is continuing to shape and change me.
Getting baptised has always been something I’ve wanted to do to affirm and welcome the Holy Spirit into my life, but I’d always come up with some excuse as to why I should put it off for another day. Recently, I came across this verse:
Those who wait for perfect weather
will never plant seeds;
those who look at every cloud
will never harvest crops.
Ecclesiastes 11:4 (NCV)
This really drummed home that I should stop putting it off and get dunked! I’m so excited to be getting baptised next Sunday, and if you have been interested in doing so too, do chat to your Belfrey group leaders or Ben Doolan about joining me!
Sarah Wong is a first year student and is getting baptised on the 10th May.