I Have Grown Up With Christianity Essay

1464 Words Sep 18th, 2016 6 Pages
For me, I have grown up with Christianity. Ever since I was born I have been in raised in church. The church I attended while growing up was great. It was a small church plant and we moved around a lot. My story starts with Sunday school and my hatred for it. It then moves to Good News Club which would make the biggest impact on my life. Then it moves to high school youth group and college.
My earliest memory of church was when we met above the thrift store in town. As the church began to grow, we moved different places. When I was around 2nd or 3rd grade my parents decided I needed to go to Sunday school. This did not go over very well. I hated being away from my parents at church. For whatever reason I never felt “at home” at church. I always felt awkward and almost scared. This is partly because I knew no one my age there, just a few adults. My parents eventually got tired of fighting with me every week about it. So I was allowed to sit in church with them as long as I behaved. Most of the time I was able to be well behaved.
Around the same time, I was also forced to attend Good News Club. I am not sure why my parents had me go, but I was very nervous the first time because my sister was not able to go with me. This meant I knew no one at GNC. It ended up being a lot of fun and the teacher was very personal. Even though there were probably 30 or 40 kids there, she took the time to get to know everyone. It was at GNC I realized I needed Jesus as my Savior. I do not…

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