About Sheer Words

Sheer Words is Peter Veugelaers’s writing blog. I am eclectic mind, still journeying and still learning.  Currently I submit devotions and post poetry, old articles (faith genre included),  story material, and notes on the writers life. For more about me see below.  

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My English and writing studies/awards

Certificate of Merit awarded for Public Speaking, intermediate school, 1983

Certificate of Merit awarded for ‘superb use of imagination the area of written language’, intermediate school, 1984

Awarded B+ in Communication Studies, Wellington Polytechnic, 1992

Awarded the Diploma of the Writing School, 1992

Certificate of Attendance, A Practical Guide to Grammar, Victoria University, 1997

Attended and completed Writing for Print Media Course, Victoria University, 2005

Freelance contributor of general articles, mainstream media


Religious studies, awards, and service

Participated with Distinction in the Scripture Reading Section of the 1990 Competition, Archbishop O’Shea S.M. Memorial Competitions, Archdiocese of Wellington and Diocese of Palmerston North, New Zealand

Bible in Schools Teacher, Wainuiomata, 1993

Certificate of Achievement, School of Evangelism, O.A.C. Ministries New Zealand, 1995

Certificate of Biblical Studies, Bible College of New Zealand, 1997

Freelance contributor of articles and reviews:

Challenge Weekly, New Zealand’s weekly Christian newspaper, 2000-2007; 2012/13

Faces Magazine, Canterbury/Westland Baptist Association, New Zealand, 2014-2017

New Zealand Baptist, 2014