Christianity, Testimony

Testimony Pt. 2 – Following Jesus From A Distance

by Samuel Brooks

In 2019, I worked for an international private security and protection contractor (#1 in its industry) where I was stationed in Lansing and was responsible for accounts across Michigan but could also be sent anywhere in the U.S. if need be.

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Christianity, Testimony

My Testimony: Forgiveness

Revised January 31, 2018

By Samuel Brooks

When I was 10…going on 11, a relative of mine became very ill and I had prayed every night for several months that God would heal him. To me, God was like a genie in a bottle; I’d only go to God when I wanted something. When he passed away, I became angry and bitter towards the doctors and God. I had begun to drink alcohol and doubt Him. I also began to question God’s reasons and motives: How could God allow this to happen when I’ve simply asked Him to heal? Now, I believed in God and went to church (mainly because my mom made me and I didn’t want to argue), but I didn’t have a relationship with God or even cared to for a long time. I didn’t even believe that God could perform miracles.
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