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This is the testimony Trong gave RP at the Sport Rally 2013

This is the testimony Trong gave RP at the Sport Rally 2013

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Sport Fest Testimony from Trong at RP Sport Fest Testimony from Trong at RP Presentation Transcript

  • My Journey to God w/ RP thru Sport Fest Hi, my name is Trong – from RP (Redemption Point). Welcome to those who are new at Sport Fest I am shy from public speaking. That’s why we use these 9 slides
  • And this is my friend, Binh
  • Four years ago I was playing volleyball at a park with Binh. At the time I did not know about Sport Fest, Christianity, or even Jesus Christ. Binh invited me to play volleyball for RP for Sport Fest. I was hesitant because I’m not that competitive but since my friends are joining, I thought I would give it a shot. I had a great time practicing with the volleyball team. We started to connect and hang out…
  • One day Bing invited me over to Bumble and Jenney’s house. This is when I started to meet more people and connect with the community at RP. Hanging out with the community peaked my curiosity about Christianity, so I started to join multiple small groups. At one point, I was going to 3 different small groups during the week. I was going to join the 4th group, but it was for couples only :-) This is “community time” (hanging out with small groups) This is a small group around Christmas
  • Eventually with the guidance and support from RP I came to believe and accept Jesus Christ die for our sins. I was baptized after the third Sport Fest I played with RP
  • Before I became a Christian, I was a static person who was apathetic to almost everything. I didn’t find it necessary to put my emotions into relationships, school, sports, and situations in life. For example, I would rather stay home play on my computer than go and hang out with people. I didn’t understand the full value of relationships. Most of my friendships remained at the surface level.
  • But now looking back I realized what I was missing. I lacked the understanding of having meaningful relationships. Thanks to the community, friends helped me realized what I need to do to grow as a person. For example, I use to have a messy car (I mean really messy). It was so messy that people cannot sit in the backseats. My friends kept telling me to clean my car for the longest time…
  • ..The fact is I know that my car is messy and I know that I need to clean it. But the concept of someone speaking truth into my life is very foreign. I didn’t get close enough to people for them to talk to me before. To be honest, at first I was a bit annoyed thinking to myself “why are these people telling me this?” But then I realized that they care enough about me to tell me what I need to do; because I know that they want me to become a better person.
  • Because of these close, deep friendships I’ve grown closer to Christ. And now I’m here. With all I’ve shared, I want to encourage everyone to invite your friends to hangout with the community at any RP events, especially the Sports Fest.
  • Because of these close, deep friendships I’ve grown closer to Christ. And now I’m here. With all I’ve shared, I want to encourage everyone to invite your friends to hangout with the community at any RP events, especially the Sports Fest.