Greetings in Christ! I am Scott Weems from the United States of America. God has called me into the ministry to help spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. So I am getting the needed training to minister at the Christian Leaders Institute. However, I did not always follow God and his calling on my life. I ran from God every chance I had at first. Did you know you can run from God but cannot hide? I knew that, but I continuously tried to run anyway.
My life was a roller coaster with God. It was a cat and mouse game for me, even though I knew God had something planned for me. In my late teens and early twenties, I began to use God for my own personal gain. I filled my life with lies and deceit daily. Sadly, it hurt so many people that were part of my life. I eventually became so angry at God and even denounced Him. I wanted no part of God or what he had planned for my life.
Saved by Grace
But then, in my forties, I surrendered myself back to God, and He came back into my life with power and might. Since then, happiness and joy are filling my life daily like never before. Now, as an adult, I have seen the missed opportunities that God had in store for me. It breaks my heart because of so many years wasted rejecting God. God is good and merciful, and I now have eternal life with Him. I am so thankful for His love for me and the forgiveness he so graciously gives.
Found CLI for Training to Minister
I give God the glory, and I thank him for calling me to minister the Gospel of Jesus Christ. That is why I came to the Christian Leaders Institute. I wanted to get the training to minister. When I found CLI, I knew this would be a good fit!
I will serve the Lord for the rest of my days. Christ is King!