I was only nine years old when I asked Jesus into my heart at a Christian Camp. My life was fairly good because my Mom loved me so much and always prayed over me. Later in life I married and had two children, but the marriage only lasted six years. I was left to raise two children alone. I did not have much money; so, I received help from the State.
I was only nine years old when I asked Jesus into my heart at a Christian Camp.
Many years passed. My children grew up and left home, but by now I had a drinking problem. I did remarry in 1980 to a wonderful man, but my drinking did not stop. I was invited to a Church in 1984, where I had an encounter with the Holy Spirit. When I went to the alter I was transformed. I was delivered from drinking and smoking. A few months later, I was also healed of a severe female problem.
I tell people how I went from welfare and food stamps to managing two condos.
I attended Church regularly, started to tithe, and then went to Bible School. I now have a Christian husband, a nice home, and two rental units. I tell people how I went from welfare and food stamps to managing two condos. I have been healed many times by Jesus and am always amazed at the faithfulness of God. I am now 70 years old and continue to love and serve the Lord. I tell others of his saving grace, his healing power, deliverance from bondage, and his provision.
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I was rebellious because of everything I’d been through. I couldn’t take it out on my dad, so I took it out on my mom. My mom called the police on me. I didn’t care who they were. I wasn’t fazed by their authority.
We now have eight grandchildren, and my prayer is for all of us to one day be reunited in God’s Kingdom.
When my older son was in his late teens, he began to drink alcohol and it soon turned our world upside down. It was a long, harrowing ten years of severe alcohol abuse, car accidents, constant worry and sleepless nights. He nearly died twice.
I remember being in church and going up to the altar and crying. I was so tired of the life I was living. I needed help. I felt a sense of peace at that time and knew that if this Jesus thing can work for some of these other guys, then it can definitely work for me.
I said to myself, “Why should anyone envy me and want to be in my shoes?”
God has led me to amazing places in my life, so let me explain how God led me from South Carolina to Kenya.