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I recall driving across the country during the 1973 October War, feeling deeply worried about Israel because they were losing the initial phase of the war. Eventually Israel defeated the Arab forces but at an enormous price in lives and financial resources. Little did the world know that the United States went on a stage IV nuclear alert during this time (stage V means the launching of an attack). One of my first committee assignments at the new congregation was to represent the staff' in the Christian education and church and society committee.
What was I going to do? I could not even stand, let alonexxxxx walk down the aisle. In addition, I felt profoundly embarrassed, believing Grandma and Grandpa thought I was already a Christian. My skinny knees shaking, I became immobilized. " But I was riveted in my pew. " This scary moment was the time I have always pointed to as my conversion as a Christian. In retrospect, I now realize that my baptism, the wonderful foundation provided by my grandparents on the farm, and the loving nurture of my parents were also God's vehicles of salvation.
I could not even stand, let alonexxxxx walk down the aisle. In addition, I felt profoundly embarrassed, believing Grandma and Grandpa thought I was already a Christian. My skinny knees shaking, I became immobilized. " But I was riveted in my pew. " This scary moment was the time I have always pointed to as my conversion as a Christian. In retrospect, I now realize that my baptism, the wonderful foundation provided by my grandparents on the farm, and the loving nurture of my parents were also God's vehicles of salvation.