When I was very young I went forward in church and
gave my life to Christ. Like I said, I was very young
and I had no idea what I was doing. I guess I did it
because I thought that is what people wanted me to do.
I went several years as a fake. If anyone asked me I
would say I was, but you could not tell it by looking
at me. December 28, 1999 I was in a very bad car
wreck. I was in the hospital for two weeks. It was a
miracle that I was still alive (For pictures of my car
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and I would be
glad to show you how God gave me life.) For the next
couple of months I really began to realize I was not a
Christian. I was hard to admit to myself. Even
harder than to admit to every one else.
Track season came along and I was really into track. It
just so happened that a church camp was scheduled on the
same night as the big meet. I tried to tell my coach and
he said that I needed to go to all of them or none. I
said I was sorry but I had to do what God wanted me to
do. That night I felt good that I did that but then I
realized I was not a Christian and did it all in vain
and that night I asked Jesus to take complete control
of my life and forgive me of my sins.
A couple days later I went to a revival and my preacher
was talking about being baptized after you became a
Christian not before. (I was baptized when I went forward
at a young age). I really felt led to go forward but I
did not. I talked to him afterward and the next night I
went forward and made my public profession of faith.
Every since, I have been growing as a Christian in so many
ways. I have been on a mission trip and spoke at 3
churches. I give God all the credit for using me the
way He has. All I can say is giving my life to Christ
is the best thing I have ever done. And knowing that
God can use anyone, no matter what their background is.
Thank you for reading my testimony and I hope God spoke to
you through it.
God Bless You