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I Grew Up In a Christian Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    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 1 Response Feb 14

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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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Just become a Christian a few weeks ago, the whole world seems different after then. Thank you God. Pray for all guys I love.
    Noay Noay 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I was born in a man's house and about a year later, I was sent to the village to my maternal grandmother. This is a story I grew up to hear. My grandmother was living in a very...
    stanlis stanlis 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    Born again this year. Want to be baptised. Grew up in a Christian family and believed in God. But didn't understand what it Christianity truly meant until this year. Felt a change...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 3 Responses Oct 12

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    A story to consider: Once there was a young man who loved the Lord and had accepted Christ as a small child. He had attended church his whole life, given to the poor, treated his...
    ondine14 ondine14 41-45, F Oct 15

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    What does it mean be a Christian? Does it mean that they’re perfect? No. Christians are no more perfect than anyone else is. They still make mistakes, they can still say the...
    Shuhak Shuhak 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I'm not going to ch.eck the 'ina.ppr.opri.ate' box because although the subject deals with Christian values and perce.ptions relati.ng to relati.onsh.ips between ad.ult ma.les and...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Goodbye and Hello As I am running errands around this town, I realize that this town and me have grown apart. This town feels empty and gray that is filled with empty souls...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F Oct 8

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    There are people flocking and talking on a site that has Toby Mac's rap Showstopper, the dance remix Christian EDM (Electronic Dance Music) deejays Capital Kings do of the song...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Still nothing. Quite a lot of views. Think my profile is ok. No one is interested though. This is on Christian and non Christian sites. I recently started back up again. I had been...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 1 Response Oct 7

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    Are you really a Christian? I mean, nowadays I see Christians debating, talking back, Judging, condemning and fighting one another, who is right and wrong and which is right and...
    AaronG13 AaronG13 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 15

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    I watched a documentary about homosexuality and Christianity. I found it to be very interesting. A lot of the stories was about Christian parents and their homosexual children...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 18

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    As I write this, there are thousands of men, women, even children ...who are in pri.son, or juvenile det.ention. Our society put them through h.ell, branding them publicly as si.ck...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Tried christiancafe. Got rejections for being too young. Or just got ignored. Guys that seemed ok ignored me as well or haven't been online in a long time. Then my trial expired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 1 Response Oct 1

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    I woke up this morning, in my sister’s house where I am living now, thinking, “is this really my new reality?” Just a few weeks ago, I was living in a wonderful home with...
    sunlover7866 sunlover7866 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I don't actually like to label myself as "Christian". At this point it has so many bad things connected to it that I feel the label is tainted. I'd rather just say that I have a...
    AdventureIsLife AdventureIsLife 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 8

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    Their is always misconceptions about Christians. Everyone who calls themselves Christian is not a child of GOD. Everyone who represents Christianity is not for him. GOD doesn't...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I get really mad at these men who advocate 'Domestic Discipline' (which to me is just another term for wife beating) and frustrated with women who put up with being abused. Now I'm...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 61-65, F 7 Responses Oct 15

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    I can't help to be sad when your trying to talk about God to someone you care and they will just say "oh! i know you all christian your trying to be the good and where bad and we...
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 21

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    Why Do atheists hate the God they don't believe in? People behave according to what they believe, not what they don't believe. When an atheist says God doesn't exist, or denies...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 42 Responses Oct 22

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    Put the Lord first. Your Christian girlfriend. should be a very important part of your life, but not your reason for living. If your love for Jesus isn’t motivation enough to...
    dsardes dsardes 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I posted to the "I Am An Atheist" board in response to a statement. The author position was I should have posted my comments to the I am a Christian board, so I am. "Geez can't...
    handsinmotion handsinmotion 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 13

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    I am Christian , have always been , but the people here don't see it that way I was born Muslim and they judge me for falling in love with Christianity my mom hates me for it and I...
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The other day i was feeling a bit down. I was in the middle of class and i felt so detached from the people around me. The people at my table aren't christian so its hard to find...
    urgd urgd 16-17, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    We had to continually get food parcels. Which were always expired food and lots of instant desserts and stuff you could never make a meal out of. We survived on bargain deals and...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I was a christian until I realized that the Christian god is inefficient and a horrible excuse to be a creator. So I live a life living in glory through the gods and goddesses of...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 3

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    Not. What an oxymoron, if I ever heard one! There aren't any fornicating Christians either. Next we will hear the pedosexuals coming out of the closet, saying they are pedo...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 7

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    Possibly not in quite the way that this is meant in the US but I do believe in Christian morals and a Godly way of life based firmly on the Bible, without compromised to fit in...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I just finished reading a Rob Bell book called "Love Wins." It's talking about salvation and the idea of universal atonement. Since I've literally been indoctrinated, like all...
    jbussing jbussing 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 14

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    Posting this to P.O. a lapsed Catholic friend of mine :P Christianity is on the decline In 1430 one in 99 of the world’s population were Christians. In 1790 one in 49 In 1940...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 20

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    WORRY....WORRY...WORRY...WORRY...!!!!!! For the last few days I'v been worried about something, and I know as a Christian that is wrong. We ( Christians ) are suppose to leave our...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 22

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    I love God and God loves me. That actually is the only thing which matters to me. My advice is: Make the rest of your lifes better than the past life has been. Be happy then. It...
    erilainen erilainen 46-50 5 Responses a week ago

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    Does anyone like hymns and favorites radio? You can listen to it on their website http://www.hymnsandfavorites.com and also on tunein if you type it in. They have beautiful...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    To all Christian who were born in a Christian household but wasn't forced into believing their beliefs and values. Would u agree that being not forced has made u to become more...
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18 18-21, M 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ha ha ha...............yeah so that happened. Oh well I'm more mellowed out now. I talked to someone to day who reminded me of myself back when I was a bible thumping, cross...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    people think when your a christian that you must " have all the answers " or " think your better than everbody " , for me anyway thats not the case , i know that im very non...
    skiball5150 skiball5150 36-40, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Blagaj - my father's hometown . I grew up half of my life here too . http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WpafinbEEHA
    MaKogaJeBriga MaKogaJeBriga 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Today while I was on my lunch break,I saw a woman on a corner begging for money to buy something to eat.I stopped and looked for a while at how many people were just passing her by...
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M 20 Responses Oct 2

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    Luke 11:37-41 NAB After he had spoken, a Pharisee invited him to find at his home. He entered and reclined at table to eat. The Pharisee was amazed to see that he did not...
    jopava jopava 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 14

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    Of course many do not understand the way of life. When they completely submit to their husbands than they will understand the love and intimacy in this lifestyle. This is not...
    mymasterwants mymasterwants 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 17

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    When my good friend and beloved mentor Galileo Galilei invited me to his home that evening, I did not know I was about to have bestowed upon my person an honour so great; indeed...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm the oldest of three. I've had the most responsibility out of the three. I was in charge of all household chores. I had a car so I had to run errands. I took care of my little...