[Excerpts from the Kairos Talk, ‘A Christian’]
After I came to Houston, I spent 10 years living in the dark. The dark of running away, trying to hide from God. The dark of being a criminal defense lawyer. The dark of trying desperately to figure out what to do about my estranged wife. The dark of finally getting a divorce. I still wasn’t really looking for God, but I was getting real beat up, and desperately seeking help. And crazy as it seems, Jesus was still there.
I started going to church; and praying; and reading and studying the Bible. I got involved in a Sunday School class and met some guys that were involved in Kairos, and after that I just sorta took off. I got closer and closer to God. I began to realize what it meant to experience the mercy of Jesus. I started to realize what God really wanted me to do with my life. You want to hear what it is? He wants me to seek His Face every day; to talk to Jesus; to commune with the Holy Spirit; to listen to what He says and try to do it, on a moment by moment basis. Continue reading