My Testimony

I wanted to create this page to share with everyone how Jesus has changed my life.

Growing up in a small town in northern Oklahoma, my parents were all about me growing up in church. I was raised in the Methodist church and was involved in everything imaginable. I was in the children choir, Sunday school, etc. I even went through a program in Cub Scouts called God and Me and God and Family. In the eyes of the Methodist church, I was “saved” upon being baptized as a small child. When I was in 6th grade, I went through a class called Confirmation. This class basically initiated me into the church as a full member. Once I went through that class, my parents stopped going to church. As they stopped going, I stopped going. I didn’t step foot back into a church until I was a sophomore in high school.

I was in choir in high school. There was a girl that I was interested in that was in choir with me. Her family was in a major car accident that had killed her mother. I asked this girl to go to the town’s Christmas production. She agreed, gave me her number and went on her way. When I called her to set up everything, she told me that she wouldn’t be able to come, but if I wanted, I was invited to her church production that she was in. I told her I would be there. I went and enjoyed the production. While I was there, I saw that a lot of the people my age there were in choir with me at school. I started attending their youth group, and then Sunday service as well. I became a regular at that church. For the record, that girl and I never ended up dating. God had put her in my life for a reason, but not for the means of romance.

On September 1, 1998, I went to a drama production with the youth group called “Heaven’s Gates and Hells Flames”. That production spoke directly to me. At the end when a pastor called for people who wanted to be saved, I went and committed my life to Jesus. A year later I joined the church.

In the last twelve years, I have been through up’s and down’s. I have questioned God for doing things in my life that I myself didn’t understand. But the one thing I have realized is that God does things for a reason. If I wasn’t where God put me, I wouldn’t be or have the things I have today. I don’t believe I would be married to a wonderful woman, or even be in Oklahoma City.

Without Him I wouldn’t be who I am today. If you ever need to talk about how Jesus can change your life, feel free and send me a message.

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10 thoughts on “My Testimony

  1. Thanks for visiting my blog and posting a comment. I enjoyed reading your testimony and praise the Lord with you concerning His work in your life. I, too, would not be where I am today were it not for His hand at work in me. I have a wonderful Christian wife and a daughter following God’s will for her life as a Junior in college.

    I am currently reading “Irresistible Revolution” by Shane Claiborne, next will be “Crazy Love” and then “Forgotten God.” I will look forward to reading your posts. Thanks for sharing.

  2. nice testimony! (:
    i’m thinking you could write more about events (detailed) about how God helped you to overcome problems/issues you faces in life.

  3. I read your testimony, it’s good . it’s very useful for encouraging to others, thanks for your sharing. I PRAY FOR YOU may God the Almighty richly bless you.

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