Spiritual Autobiography

Topics: Latin honors, Gang, Prison Pages: 2 (639 words) Published: October 26, 2012
My journey to my personal salvation and acceptance of Christ as my Lord and savior actually is an interesting story in itself. I was baptized and confirmed as a member of the Baptist Church at the young age of five. I was living in Meridian, Mississippi at the time due to my father being involved in the US Navy and always moving from one base to another. For the next six years of my life, I was truly devoted to the Church and attended every service, event or function that was hosted by the Church. I was eleven years old and back home in my hometown of Detroit, Michigan when my salvation had taken a detour per say. In 1997, I got sucked into the life of fast money, drugs, and even gangs. I became a member of the street gang, The Crips. I was making a lot of money and had totally lost sight of everything I had worked so hard to establish within my life as a Christian. I literally had made a turn for worse in my life and was getting dangerous and worse by the minute. Fast forward a few years when the Lord had intervened in my life because He could see that it was going downhill at a rather fast pace. I was in jail facing 28 years in prison because I had received a money order from my representative payee that handled my money received from serving in the Army. I took the money order into a local store and attempted to cash it. I was not aware that it would turn out to be a fake money order. I requested to speak to the chaplain at the jail and asked for help to get me right with the Lord I once knew. That night, in my cell, I fell to my knees and gave my life back to Jesus. From that day on, I have gotten back involved with the Church and focused my energy and passion into the Church. In 2009, I studied hard and learned everything I needed to know to serve in the Church. In 2010, I opened my Para-ministry, Spiritual United Ministries International. I was also certified as a Christian Chaplain by the International Federation of Christian Chaplains. In 2011, I...
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