Sutton says he knows that not everyone is with him on this in a day and age of declining religious faith, but he’s “absolutely certain” he’ll live beyond his death.
Christians believe this, he says, because Jesus died, was sealed in a tomb for three days, then rose again.
“Sometimes situations get hard,” he said. “But it’s central to the Christian faith that we don’t believe that death is the last word.”
When St. Peter’s parishioners told him they were determined to hold their Sunday service as planned on May 6, 2012, he