Christian Education Through The Church And Mission Work Essay

716 Words Jun 8th, 2015 3 Pages
In my youth, I was reared in Lutheran home and was attended a Christian school until the eighth grade. It was stable home life and completely constructed upon the foundation of Jesus Christ. Both of my parents frequently reminded me to always look for positive potential in every person. I believe the Christian education through the church and mission work will ensure my complete effectiveness as a Christian counselor.

During the ages of twenty through thirty-six, I went through a time of great hardships and chaos in my life with without Christ. I carried my burdens on my heart and began praying and suddenly there was a knock at my front door. There was a minister invited me to attend a Baptist church outside the rural area near the downtown area. It was apparent to me that God led this pastor to my home that was in a remote location. On Sunday, I immediately began attending this Baptist church and became attached to this Christ-centered church family. Even though I was reared into the church, I realized that I had not accepted Christ as my Lord and Savior. In the early morning hours, I was awakened by the Holy Spirit and was received Christ’s gift of salvation in the privacy of my home. Instantaneously, I felt transformed and this was an experience that I will never forget. Christ’s blood had set me free from bondage and His grace transformed me into new creature.

One of the significant factors that contributed to my spiritual development was…

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