'testimony' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

'testimony' Tagged Posts (Page 3)

Bruce Burchfield: Empty Repetition and Knowing God

I was brought up Catholic.  I went to church every Sunday.  I attended CCD.  I knew who the Lord was.  I knew who the Virgin Mary was.  I knew my prayers. I was baptized as an infant, celebrated my first holy communion, and was confirmed.   When I was in high school, I was doing the things all teenagers do.  I was dating and accompanying my girlfriends to their houses of worship and experiencing different ways of worshiping the Lord.…

Ann Ralls: From goddess Worship to Worshipping Christ

Faith Story: Ann Ralls from Cornerstone Westford on Vimeo. My mother would prepare food for them, said prayers while burning incense sticks, and burn ritual paper money to appease gods and ancestors for health and prosperity. We occasionally visited temples of different gods to pray and burn more incense and ritual paper money.  My impression of the religion at that time was that we’d better do all the necessary rituals or they would come after us. I once asked my…