Confessions Of An Ex-'Jesus Christian'

Confessions of an ex-‘Jesus Christian’ (7)

7. By this all men will know that you are my disciples (John 13:35).

When I was first converted in February 2002, I had an immeasurable zeal and love for all God’s children!  I was so happy to be saved and to be free, and excited about my new life and calling in Jesus Christ.  I wanted to share it with everyone.

You would see me smiling from ear to ear on public transportation.  Sometimes, I simply said “God loves you” to someone, and other times, I tried to strike up a conversation.  I tried evangelizing on the streets, but I soon realised that it wasn’t easy.  And it didn’t help that I was on my own.  Whenever I met a fellow Believer, I felt so close to them, and so joyful that I would give them hugs and want to go on and on about Jesus.

I was feeling the love, but I still didn’t have a Fellowship to call home.  I was converted by a disciple of the International Church of Christ (ICOC), while I was attending Kingsway International Christian Centre, and was quickly warned not to follow them.  They were too extreme, I was told.  I didn’t think I had to choose…


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