The Church And Kingdom Of God

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From birth through early adulthood, I was a member of a holiness church named Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ. My grandfather was my first pastor, my uncle was my pastor after my grandfather retired and my mom was my pastor when I transitioned out of my home church. My home church taught to know that God is real and that God is in control; but they did not teach me about Jesus or having a relationship with God. There were teachings from my home church that never really made sense to me and no one could explain those things or answer my questions. So I was just going to church and living by church rules; I needed more and I desired to know more. Around the time that I decided to leave my home church a friend challenged me to read the Bible for myself and how fascinating and captivating it is to read the Bible. Although I was raised in the church, I knew very little scripture or bible stories; my home church taught a lot of church doctrine. I began in Genesis and really began to love reading and studying the Bible. I came into the knowledge of Jesus in my mid-twenties and received Him as my Lord and Savior at age 28 on Sunday, December 3, 2006. That was the best decision that I ever made and life has not been the same since.

I have served in church ministry since I was a child; being closely related the Pastor meant doing whatever needed to be done in the church. As an adult I learned about Spiritual Gifts and discovered that I had a gift of…

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