What church are you serving in at present?

FMC Santa Barbara

Briefly describe your testimony of coming to Christ:

As a senior in the British equivalent of high school, I was drawn to the lives of the only three Christian boys in our class year. They were free of the posturing that afflicted the rest of us and I found that security attractive.

One of them invited me to a Christian concert at which for the first time I realized that there is a personal implication in following Christ.

I got up out of my seat…

Briefly describe your understanding of God’s calling on your life:

Almost instantaneously upon coming to Christ, I was confronted with the realization that grace, while free, was not cheap, and that the savior of my soul had purchase on me.

That realization has only deepened with experience.

How did you come to the Free Methodist Church?

I did not have any background with the FMC, but the Santa Barbara church is widely known and respected in this city. When I moved here from Cairo in 2011 I included it as part of my review of local churches.

I stopped the review after visiting this church for the first time…