How I met Jesus
My upbringing was very religious. I attended a Protestant church in Yaounde, Cameroon. I was baptized at the age of 2 and confirmed when I was 14. I sang in the choir. However, church was a social club. I enjoyed the fellowship with my friends, but I never read the Bible or spent time in prayer. Whatever I learned in church had no impact on my life. I never understood the concept of a relationship with Jesus. After high school, I went to medical school in France. While I was in France, I attended a Pentecostal student organization but was not ready to surrender my life to Christ.
In 1992, I married my high school sweetheart. We came to the USA (Huntsville, Alabama) on our honeymoon and fell in love with it. We went back to France, packed, and moved to the states. Our goal was to finish our education, find a job, and make money. Eleven years into our time in the states, not only we were far from our goal, but we were deep in debt. I was stressed and broken, and I started wondering about my purpose.
On a Saturday afternoon, I had taken my children to piano lessons and met a lady who later became a friend. She invited me to church (First Assembly of God, Lansing, Michigan). My family and I immediately felt loved and accepted, and we decided to attend on a regular basis. One Sunday, I left the church knowing that something had happened inside of me. In my brokenness, in 2003, I came to receive Christ as my Lord and Savior.
The Bible says is Romans 10:13: Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Salvation changed me. I found myself in love with the Word of God to the point that I brought my Bible to work to read in between taking care of patients. I began reading the Bible daily, and prayer filled my heart with the love, joy, and peace that I had been longing for. The Holy Spirit had opened my eyes to my purpose in life. Shortly after salvation, I was baptized in the Holy Spirit. The baptism in the Holy Spirit gave me a deeper love for Jesus and the lost.
It could be that, like me, you have been to church most of your life, but you feel broken and empty. You are hopeless and wondering about your purpose. I have a great news for you! Many people have asked the same questions. God told Jeremiah: “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.”
God has a plan for your life. He created you for a reason.
God’s plan for your life begins with a relationship with Jesus Christ.
John 1:12: “But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.”
As a Father, God will lead and guide you into whatever He has for you, because He loves you.
Dear friend, If you took the time to read this, it might be that you are seeking for answers to the deepest questions of your heart: “Why am I here? What is the meaning of my life? Am I valuable?” I’d love to visit with you and help you to find the peace and love that someone helped me to find so many years ago. Whatever your story, I look forward to hearing from you!
I called on Jesus several years ago and he changed me, he gave a new purpose. Through this blog, I want to share with you what God has done in my life and inspire to become a leader after his own heart,