Testimony of Debra

Testimony of Debra

At her baptism 11:45am Sunday 22nd December 2013 in the Ross River, Rossiter Park, Townsville.

Before I came to God my life was empty and sad.  I was going through depression. I had a disorder with panic attacks. I felt like I lived in a dark tunnel with no light and no way out.   I saw no hope and I was having suicidal thoughts.  I decided to pray.  I told God what I was going through and how I felt.  I said to Him, “I can’t get through all this on my own.  I need you. Please help me.”

Shortly after that I received a phone call from housing commission.  They said that they needed the unit I was living in for a disabled person and a carer and then asked if I’d be willing to relocate and I said “yes”.  Soon after that, housing commission found a place for me and I moved and met a Christian lady there and we became friends.   She asked me if I would like to come to church with her, and I said “yes”.  I got to know God better and I grew closer to Him.  Then one night I decided to give my heart to God.  I said the sinners prayer and received Jesus.

My life begun to change.  The suicidal thoughts went away.  The panic attacks eased and I started to feel better.  Now there are no more suicidal thoughts and it is very rare to have any panic attacks.  God changed my life to what it was to the peace and joy that I have now.  The bible says “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:19) and I believe this with all my heart.  Thank you God. All honour, praise and glory to You forever.  Thank you everyone.

Written by Stuart Hall

Married 1988 to Lyndell Ordained Sept 1992 Four Children: Emily, Joshua, Bryanna and Jonathan Pastored Gympie WMC 1992-2000 Pastored Townsville WMC 2001 - District Superintendent North Queensland Oct 2011