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I Grew Up In a Christian Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 121 People

    My Life Change Testimony

      M UST HAVE YOUR BIBLE TO FOLLOW ALONG WITH THE TESTIMONY.         I always wanted to get closer to God. I spent my resent years thinking of God and wanting to know God more, but I was still in sin. I was not out there doing drugs...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace 22-25, M Sep 26, 2009

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    Confused About Religion, Beliefs and Faith

    I grew up in a christian home under somewhat strict SDA teachings, don't get me wrong my parents showed me great love, however, after recently having my 2nd child I am wracked with many questions and fears.  In summary I grew up following SDA teachings until I became...
    emrelgion emrelgion 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    Jesus Is the Son of God

    A fter its kind, a seed will produce kind after its own kind. Genesis 1:11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so. Genesis 1:12 And the...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace 22-25, M Sep 26, 2009

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    Wasn't allowed to ask many questions

    or my dad would beat me. ESPECIALLY ABOUT SEX. Now I found this website, and it's a god send! I'm asking all these questions and learning and such about things I've never been able to ask before! <3
    kinkyhboy kinkyhboy 22-25, M Feb 14, 2014

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    Not Sure Anymore

    I was raised in a strict Pentecostal Church. It was all about the fear of going to hell. Whatever you did you could go to hell for doing it. And do not question the bible. That was a biggie!!!! I wondered as a 10 year old who Cain and Abel married since their parents were...
    Tarkus Tarkus 46-50, M 3 Responses May 6, 2007

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    I grew up in a home where we attended church.

    It was that way until I turned 11 y/o. My parents went through a spiritual experience when I was 11. When I was 13, I took my relationship more seriously. I haven't regretted it either. I have a personal relationship with Jesus.
    reverandron01 reverandron01 51-55, M Jan 23, 2014

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    Twisting Of The Word By False Ministers

    Ministers of Satan can transform themselves liken to an angle of light. Paul was a man that came against sin more than anyone in the bible. Ministers of Satan have twisted the word through the reading of the bible, especially Paul’s writing. They have twisted it so; they...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2010

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    One of the hardest things growing up SDA.

    I know there are worse religions but for me this ruined me made me the sad, closed, unhappy person I am today. So many things I wanted to do in life but was stopped or had to sneak around because it was against the sda principles. Piercing my ears, getting tatts, going out on...
    LonelyGirlLea LonelyGirlLea 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Related Experiences

    Regardless how much i flirt that is who i'am , i grew up in a Christian home where no one was perfect , it wasn't Religion but about a Relationship . Where in the bible does it...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    As the morning comes, the stone was rolled away. Leaving my Jesus a nailed scarred hand for me to always remember what He went thru to save me from eternal hell. Can't imagine...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Withdraw from every brother walking disorderly. 2 Thess. 3:6. After saying those words, Paul specifically mentioned Christians who did “not want to work.” (2 Thess. 3:10) But...
    stumpy325 stumpy325 51-55, M 9 hrs ago

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    I am tired of what the world has to offer. I am removing myself from the secular influences around music. I have seen what it has done to my life, and I really do not like it. I...
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I grew up in Japan full of Shinto gods and Buddhism beliefs. There are so many gods here that I think foreign people are finding them attractive as tourism experience. In Shintoism...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 6 Responses Apr 11

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    Growing up I was told Jesus promised no one was going to be sent to hell by god. Nothing you could do to make god hate you. That god and Jesus are the same person but he was 100...
    stelion stelion 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    HEAVEN C.S. Lewis says, “Your place in Heaven will seem to be made for you and you alone, because you were made for it – made for it stitch by stitch as a glove is made for a...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I started home school this year. I was getting picked on too much at school and grades suffered. I prefer it at home but feel like I miss out on some stuff.
    caellin99 caellin99 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm am depressed today I have a track meet and I made a mistake by coming off early before the finish line by accident. And the guy is so rude to me and says your disqualified you...
    unhappyperson707 unhappyperson707 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 16

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    I am a Christian When I say "I am a Christian" I'm not shouting "I am saved." I'm whispering "I get lost" That is why I chose this way. When I say "I am a Christian" I don't...
    ApacheKuruk ApacheKuruk 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    i am beginning to hate the term Christian as a definition to a person. you can be christian but be the reincarnation of Hitler. people are using the Biblical doctrine to dissuade...
    gthegz gthegz 22-25, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is one of my favorite songs by Casting Crowns about loving and not judging one another. It's crowded in worship today As she slips in trying to fade into the faces The girls...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    You really want Christians to keep our faith to ourselves? When was the last time you saw an atheist hospital? April 8, 2015 (BreakPoint.org) -- Frank Capra’s classic Christmas...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 10 Responses Apr 9

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    My flat mate recently returned home to find me naked and cooking dinner . At first surprised, he asked what's going on and I told him that I like to be naked when it's warm weather...
    eldubya04 eldubya04 56-60, M 14 hrs ago

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    I just watched the 2014 movie called God's not dead. Its about a college student who challenges his atheist professor on whether or not he can prove that God exists and is in fact...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I really struggle with my religion. My parents split up when I was 11-12 and I say majority of the time with my mom. She is a born again Christian but over the past few years I've...
    TallyO TallyO 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I encourage all the youth and everyone else, if you think you're never gonna become something, God can change that, I was nothing and had nothing, when I gave my life to God and...
    MysteriousBlu10 MysteriousBlu10 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    My partner has become a Christian recently and she attends church every Sunday morning and evening she has stopped drinking and wants me to become a Christian as well, but I have...
    fleshy fleshy 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm one of eleven children,I'm number ten. My father passed away when I was four.My mother never remarried and she was a house wife she never worked she raised all her children...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    The Assurance of Salvation Carol Brooks Also See Eternal LIfe... Possession or Promise And The Two Phase Atonement As the words imply, assurance of salvation means a...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Mar 27

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    The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good. Psalm 14 The bible knows about atheists - those...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 4 Responses Apr 4

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    But now Christ has been raised from the dead, 1 Corinthians 15:20 For centuries many of the world's distinguished philosophers have assaulted Christianity as being irrational...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I just think it makes no since and that most Christians are not truly Christians. I honestly Christians are ignorant.
    iRot iRot 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    And the rights for everyone else too. I apologise that there are a lot of people using Christianity to justify their cruel views on the world, and I do not believe that it is...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F Apr 9

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    At first, I admit I was a little nervous to post this story. While a little out there, it is entirely true. I, myself, am a Christian and a believer and follower of Christ. For...
    AppleButter12 AppleButter12 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 9

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    TRUEFACED Excerpts By Thrall, McNicol & Lynch To please or to trust (God)? “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Attributing to Jesus the Causes Promoted by the Deceiver of Mankind "Sexual and social libertines have little interest in discrediting Christianity. They’re far more interested...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    At school people think of me as this crazy drunkard who's always looking for a good time; thats partially true. I have friends, who I know aren't true to me in the slightest, and...
    nutcasee nutcasee 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    "A son is a son until he takes a wife, a daughter is a daughter the rest of her life." Both my mother and father were fond of this saying and therefore said it often. I grew in...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I. Mutual duties of husband and wife. 1. The husband and wife owe each other love, since marriage is principally a union of heart and affection. The qualities of this love are: (a...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    FEARLESS by Max Lucado Once I had a dream of attending one funeral after another. At each memorial service I encountered a man who was wearing a fedora hat and a corduroy coat. I...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 6 days ago

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    I know what i am about to say is not popular. Home sexuality is a sin. Saying that so is lust. . Jesus says. Matthew 5:27-29New International Version (NIV) Adultery 27 “You...
    WyoDoug WyoDoug 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So Indiana is making it legal to refuse service to gays. What kind of ******* bigots support this? It's discrimination. That's all it is. Christianity also says that worshiping...
    ExplodingSkull ExplodingSkull 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 27

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    I have come to know Jesus Christ personally. My whole life is build on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. God's love is shown most clearly in what Jesus Christ has done...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 7 Responses Mar 29

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