|'I saw and felt the power of God’s love for me and everyone around me'|
|Tuesday, 22 May 2012 21:05|
Len Radley, 13, was baptised at Hertford Baptist Church on Easter Sunday. This is his testimony
Before I became a Christian I was unhappy about being bullied at school and did not stand up for myself.
I did not bother about God and I didn’t know God’s love so I was less happy with myself as I didn’t think of myself as one of God’s creations.
I was always looking for more in my life by trying to get as many material things as I could. I always wanted the next new thing.
I didn’t think as much about ways to help others as I could have. If I got into trouble I would make up a silly lie to try and get myself out of it instead of admitting the truth and facing up to the consequences.
My life changed last summer when I went to BASH. I had an awesome week taking part in crazy games, paintballing, high ropes, climbing, shooting and loads of different activities but the best part was that God spoke to me through the teaching of the leaders.
I knew that I wanted to try to live God’s way and I made a personal commitment to God with the help of the leaders. I saw and felt the power of God’s love for me and everyone around me.
After BASH I carried on attending Third Space, Wyldlife and the core to learn more and I would like to say thanks to Andy, Duane and Will for guiding me, supporting me and putting up with me.
I hope that as I learn more I can show God’s love to other people in the way that they have to me. Knowing God through reading the Bible and praying and feeling his love and acceptance from the people around me have given me the strength to try new things and to stand up for myself.
I know that God’s love will protect me from bullies and he will give me the strength to make choices. I want to share His love with others and have enjoyed helping out at holiday club this year and definitely want to do more.
I want to thank God for what he has done for me and ask Him to accept my commitment to Him as I come to be baptised here.
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