Dale Lingenfelter


Class clown, life of the party, fun-loving. All terms that my friends would use to describe me. Even though I have to admit I enjoyed those titles, I used them to cover up feelings. Feelings like nervousness, anxiety, insecurity, and many times loneliness. Although I had a great, supportive Christian family who was in church every Sunday, I still struggled with many questions. Questions like… Why am I here? Why this family? Why this situation? What am I supposed to do with my life? So many questions!

One Sunday at the age of 12, I remember listening to the sermon and it hit me. I was a sinner. I didn’t really know God. My family did. Some of my friends did. But I didn’t. It was then that I realized, for the first time, what Jesus had done for me. He gave His life for me… for my sins, so I could have a relationship with God. I gave my life to Him that day.

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“Class clown, life of the party, fun-loving. All terms that my friends would use to describe me.”

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Oh, I’m still the class clown at times and I still mess up pretty often but it’s different now. That day, I found true forgiveness, peace and purpose. I know now, because of Jesus, I will never be alone again.

 

There’s more to life than breathing and feeling – Real life is only found in Jesus Christ. 
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Check out my Church: Kingsville Baptist Church, Ball, LA