One of the ways we can share the fruit that God's presence produces in our lives is to just share the story of what God has done in your life. This can be hard for many reasons. But if you fill in the blanks below it will help you articulate it, then you can share it.
1. My name is ______________.
2. The first time I remember hearing about Jesus was ______________.
Now there is a fork in the road right here. You may have decided to follow Jesus or you may still be exploring. Either way works. If you are a follower of Jesus, fill in the "a." blanks. If you are still exploring fill in the "b." blanks.
3a. I decided to follow Jesus because _________________.
3b. I still don't know what I think about Jesus right now, but I am interested in knowing more about him because____________________.
4a. Following Jesus has transformed my life. I used to be _______________. But now I am (or I experience) more _____________________ (look at Galatians 5:22-23 if you need help filling this one out).
4b. If I could ask Jesus to transform one thing about me, I would ask him to change __________________ and help me be (or experience ) more _____________(look at Galatians 5:22-23 if you need help filling this one out).
5a. I still struggle. Life is still hard sometimes, but I know God is working in my life because ________________.
5b. Here is what is still holding me back from following Jesus: ________________.
Now that you have your story, the challenge is to share it. Call a friend and tell them your story. Write it in a letter to your parents. Record yourself reading the script and post it on Facebook or Instagram with #BTOWN513.
God's presence produces fruit and he shares that fruit with us. He wants us to produce fruit and share it as well.