Stepping into the Light: The Blog
"Go, stand in the temple courts," he said, "and tell the people the full message of this new life." (Acts 5:20, NIV)
Every minute of every day, a new believer somewhere squarely faces the reality that Jesus the Christ died to become a bridge between the Divine and every single soul, and yet He lives. That new believer asks Jesus our Savior to live inside of him or her. There is no joy comparable to what is felt at that moment by both Christ and the new Christian. And yet so often the Church fails to help the new Christian to develop from raw recruit to experienced disciple, and the potential for a great spiritual relationship slips by.
I surrendered to Christ on January 28, 2001. One week later I was baptized. As I stepped out of the water, all I wanted to know was “what now?”