I warn you, this story will sound strange. But this is just the way it happened.
For many years, I was hesitant to share my testimony with people because it was so unusual, and because it was such a precious memory for me.
Then in 2011 I joined a week-long mission trip to Guatemala. One of my assignments during this journey was to share my testimony with several groups of elementary school children.
This forced me to condense the story of my first meeting with God into a four minute presentation that was simple enough for young children to understand.
So I invite you to pretend you are a Guatemalan third-grader, and join me on this G-rated stroll down memory lane to the Spring of 1980…
When I was growing up, I often wondered about God. How could anybody really KNOW if God was real? How could you KNOW if he heard your prayers? I could not imagine how it was possible to know such things. Continue reading