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I Grew Up In a Christian Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 96 People

    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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    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

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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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    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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm hoping to find other people who love Jesus, and just happen to live in fat bodies! Here's my story in a nutshell. I was raised with a very distinct perspective on body image...
    HappyChub300 HappyChub300 46-50, M Dec 4

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    OK, I'm drunk. I'm gonna express some of my understandings of the history of Christianity. Correct me if I'm wrong about anything, but I think if you really search, you'll find I'm...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    Hi! I am new to this Experience Project site and to the fact that there might actually be a way to connect with others like me. I have been on my own for some time, living amongst...
    DestinedWolf DestinedWolf 22-25, F Nov 29

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    I grew up in the church and I know that doesn't mean you are a Christian. I am not perfect but I strive to do my best to live as Jesus lived.
    Rippie Rippie 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    As I write these words, I am reminded that it has been almost a month since my fiancé went home to be with the Lord!!! His sudden death was such a shock....what sadness and...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    THE SEVEN FOUNDATIONAL BIBLICAL TRUTHS There are seven foundational biblical truths that uphold and enhance our belief in the truth of God’s glorious Family Plan for the...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    THE SEVEN FOUNDATIONAL BIBLICAL TRUTHS There are seven foundational biblical truths that uphold and enhance our belief in the truth of God’s glorious Family Plan for the...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    That word will be the down fall of many....First God never called you all that....Either you choose that label or others have labeled you that.....None of you so called Christian's...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I recently started thinking back to how crazy my upbringing was. my life is basically a movie... I hope it has a happy ending. I arrived in this country as a refugee and we were...
    neghleo neghleo 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 1

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    God shows mercy to those who recognize their need for his forgiveness and healing When two blind men approached Jesus, he questioned their earnestness. "Do you believe that I am...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I am a Christian, but i'm not a "hardcore" christian. I believe in God, I believe in heaven, I believe in everything that has to do with Jesus and the bible. BUT, I know some...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 24

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    I remember the first time I considered going to church. I remember having to meet a group of people and then head to the church because I didn't know that area.When I got there a...
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 1

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    I have something for you to think about. I know there is much confusion in your life, even in approaching in Christian life, the fact that it's so complicating these days, on how...
    MysteriousBlu10 MysteriousBlu10 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    From an Strength-effectiveness standpoint considerable heat receives dropped or goes to waste if only a single area desires heating, because central heating has distribution losses...
    William7025boa3 William7025boa3 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    In these buildings which have to have isolated heating, a single may perhaps want to take into account non-central methods like personal room heaters, fireplaces or other devices...
    Anthony6925bob3 Anthony6925bob3 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    Before my husband were married, I had shared with my parents the fact that I wanted DD to be a part of our marriage. Although I was a little nervous to discuss this openly at first...
    TractorGirl93 TractorGirl93 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    Ewtn.com The Journey Home interviews by Marcus Grodi. This night I heard the story of a non Catholic, (non Christian?-I missed the beginning) married man & how at age 55+ he became...
    Stufy Stufy 46-50 1 Response Nov 25

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    Christians & Atheists ... I Issue A Challenge To Both Of You ~~ On The Subject Of The Infallibility Of The Bible This challenge is limited to those Christians who claim the...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 42 Responses Nov 25

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    Get hold of us for assistance and customized HVAC method choices, such as radiant heating & hydronic systems, warmth pumps, forced air little duct units, or a traditional furnace...
    James2581uiu1 James2581uiu1 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    Many individuals all over the region are employing propane stoves for home heating simply because of the quality of the fabric. Propane contains a chemical make up designating it a...
    Michael838w4jc6 Michael838w4jc6 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    God is love unless you're gay. This is a support group for Christians who's homosexuality puts them at odds with their beliefs. They need help rationalising the two and there is...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 4

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    While in the 13th century, the Cistercian monks revived central heating in Christian Europe employing river diversions combined with indoor Wooden-fired furnaces.The information...
    Alexander714e5dr0 Alexander714e5dr0 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    (I need some advice, please I dont know what to do) my mom and me...... Honestly I tell you, I could barely hate a person. but now I can hate someome. I love people easily and I...
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M 6 Responses Dec 13

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    objective morality There’s something that doesn’t make sense to me about the morality of atheists, evolutionists, and/or those who don’t believe in a god or higher power. I...
    FutureisZERO FutureisZERO 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 23

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    Before I write this, I need everyone to know I'm not generalizing, this is only for the people that relate to it. There is christians out there who are very knowledgeable on the...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 30

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    IR17;m not pretty that chilly-tolerant, and my wife likes it great and heat (she grew up in milder climates than Toronto: Nigeria and Ohio). So we compromise to realize our Power...
    Logan3691wjw1 Logan3691wjw1 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    The AFUE is exactly what is most often referred to when Electrical power efficiency is reviewed with regard to home heating techniques. The higher the percentage the more...
    Joseph9257jwj6 Joseph9257jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I feel like I hate him and I know if I died in this moment I would likely go directly to hell. We have been married for about 7 years, living together for over 8, and met over 12...
    nocturne1980 nocturne1980 31-35 Dec 2

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    {{4. Your Vitamin C Serum could oxidise before you decide to get to put it on your skin The largest dilemma with Ascorbic Acid creams and serums is usually that because they are...
    William7025boa3 William7025boa3 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Arguing with some Christiana is like arguing with a wall. Do Christians even read the bible or do they hear a few things like "gays are wrong""being a homosexual is a sin" and...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I get attacked more for being Christian than anything else. They want to say we insult them because they don't believe or have different views and I barely say anything. Theirs...
    laneicemusic laneicemusic 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 30

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    I am a Christian but I tend to fall, a lot. I'm happy as a Christian but feel somewhat unsatisfied I guess. Like I know Christ is all I need but it's hard to comprehend it and put...
    daniebravo daniebravo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Dear Christians... THINK. Please think, reason and generally be able to defend if not "the faith" at least what you are saying about it. My sweet Lord. Contrary to what you...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    The DEVIL! "The ancient Persians had a significant impact upon the myths of both the Jews and the Christians. Among other things, Judeo-Christianity owes thanks to the Persian...
    Jaixi Jaixi 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 13

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    I just want to say thank you to all of you that show support on my Christian posts. Weather it's a heart or a comment. Thank you. It's not easy being a Christian, we get judged so...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    at www.dailyscripture.net Meditation: Do you know what it's like to lose your bearings and to be hopelessly adrift in a sea of uncertainty? To be alone, lost, and disoriented...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 4 Responses Dec 9

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    The following reflection is courtesy of Don Schwager (c) 2014, whose website is located at www.dailyscripture.net Meditation: Is your life earthbound or heavenbound? The Sadducees...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    It's funny how so many ppl will attack Christians and won't be open minded to discuss opinions about there beliefs but instead behave ignorant about the situation. My thing is let...
    nsmoov nsmoov 18-21 5 Responses Nov 22

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    hello, I am a christian mother of two wonderful kids, very much believe in the biblical way of childrearing, would love to talk to other christian parents who share my beliefs...