My life before coming to Experience Church was pretty self-centered, pretty egotistical; it was all about me and what I could accomplish, what I could do to be successful. It was all about how I could elevate my life, live life to the fullest, and how I could leave a footprint.
The first time I came to Experience Church I came with a friend. I had recently given my life to Jesus before that, and it was the first time I had really been to church, it was an awesome experience! I was looking around and I really liked how everything was handled. I really liked the worship, I liked the sermon, everything just aligned and it was like Pastor Dennis was speaking to me. And, of course now, I like the community I have now, all my friends, my mentors, they are still the same to me now as they were the first day that I came.
My life has changed in many ways since giving my life to Jesus. Life has been a lot simpler. In a way, when you ask ‘What is life?’, I know now the answer to that is to glorify God, to be his children, and our first purpose was to live with him eternally. Our purpose for life is to live it in his name and in his glory. And especially now, with the friends I hang out with, I hang out with a bunch of godly people, godly people that keep me accountable, and keep me in the right direction. They play a big part in the community that helps me to continue to be faithful to Jesus. My life now is Christ-centered and blessed so that I can bless others.