The Sunday School Easter Program Essay

821 Words Feb 29th, 2016 4 Pages
The Sunday School Easter program was about to begin at Bethesda Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. For my last time speaking in front of the congregation before leaving for Tennessee State University (TSU), I was charged with introducing the speaker of the program. As I stood in front of hundreds of people to recite the introduction that I wrote, I was confident and thoughts of how far I had come since giving my life to Christ ran thru my mind. My spiritual journey began when I was about 5 years old when I decided to give my life to Christ. I did not realize at that time the impact this church would have on me in the future. This decision in my life changed everything for me, spiritually and educationally. Before I knew it, I was up in front of a mid-size (200 - 300) congregation reciting scripture, reading poems, and even singing solos in the Sunday School Choir. Being 5 years old and just learning to read. I stumbled over many words that may have seemed easy to others. I was not a very good reader. With the help of a few people in my church, I was able to rapidly progress in my reading and writing. A few years after I gave my life to Christ, leaders in the church started selecting me for main roles in plays and standing up in front of the congregation to speak on certain subjects during the 10:30 a.m. service. I played the Virgin Mary in many plays. In order for me to perform the part, I had to learn how to memorize the dialogue. For my first time playing the Virgin…

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