I accepted Christ as my personal Lord and Savior when I was 10 years old in a revival service at First Baptist Spartanburg. I still to this day remember crying uncontrollably because it was the first time I had ever realized the depth of my sin. I knew I had to accept Christ into my heart and trust him completely or I would be eternally separated from Christ. I was baptized in May of 1990, and my parents did a great job of making this moment the biggest event of my life. I received a charm bracelet with the date of my baptism inscribed on it, and my extended family all came to see me baptized. I still vividly remember my conversion from utter darkness to light. Now, I wanted God through his son to be glorified in my life
I grew up in a very strong Bible believing church and in one of the most dynamic youth groups in the country. I was discipled and in a bible study all through junior high and high school. My senior year I became president of FCA where I taught the Bible weekly.
I went to college and joined
After college, I had no direction from the Lord on what I should do with my life. I learned patience and how to really trust God through prayer during this time. I went to One Day, a Christian conference, in