My name is Kristen.
I am a Christian.
I am a mother of two.
I am a wife to a wonderful, Christian husband.
I am a Sunday School teacher to 8th graders.
I have a deep love and passion for photography and design.
I can’t carry on a conversation until I’ve had my morning cup o’ joe.
I love traveling, the outdoors and adventures.
I have a deep love for boots and the color mint.
I believe we have a Creator.
I do not believe in evolution.
I believe that our children are being taught false information about how we came to be, and that society is exposing them to sinful, immoral behavior at a young age.
I believe that these teachings and exposure to immoral behavior are turning children away from Christianity and the truth.
But I didn’t always believe this way…
Here is my story…
My name is Kristen. I’m a thirty-something who tends to fall down a lot and bump into things. But the best part? God is always there to pick me up.
I grew up in church. My mom always took me to Sunday school when I was little, kept me involved in the youth program in middle school, which set a great foundation for me. God used this foundation to help me find my way back when I was lost.
Outside of church, I was taught:
- that there was death, sickness and destruction before the first “humans” came along
- that we “evolved” from apes, who “evolved” from reptiles (hello, great, great great great, etc… grandmother, Lucy, the Ape)
- that the Big Bang Theory is how everything came into existence
…and so many more so-called “scientific facts” that go against Biblical history. I bet you can relate…
“But what about the Old Testament?” I thought. “And the bible in general? This goes against everything I’m being outside of church.”
So, I made an assumption: A lot of the bible must just be a story – a way for God to teach us right from wrong, but not actual, historical events.
Little did I realize, my faith had already started to