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Journeys as Christian and servant leaders began as children
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From Campbellsville University Church Outreach Program

Jordyn Bray and Brittany Combs' journeys as Christian and servant leader began when they were children.

"I was raised in a Christian home by parents who made sure I was in church every time the doors were open, and I was saved at the age of seven," Bray said.

Bray, a freshman at Campbellsville University from Somerset who attends Beacon Hill Baptist Church, has begun with the Campbellsville University Church Outreach Program, and is sharing her story.

Bray was open about her struggles as a young Christian and beginning a relationship with Jesus at that age.

"While I am very thankful for the Christian influence in my life, I have often struggled throughout my life with doubt," Bray said.

"I never gave up my future, my heart, and everything within my life. It wasn't until a few weeks before it came time for me to move to Campbellsville that I was shaken out of this attitude," Bray said.

Bray expressed her thankfulness for being a part of a program like Church Outreach and what it has done for her.

"Once I got to Campbellsville I was invited to be a part of the Church Outreach team, and I fully believe that this was my first step in obedience of truly following God's plan for me," Bray said.

"I have accountability partners, spiritual leaders and prayer warriors around me daily and because of these special people, I am being pushed to be more of a Christian," Bray said.

Bray hopes to continue to work along with Church Outreach and is excited to see where God takes her while at Campbellsville University.

"Being at Campbellsville has allowed me to grow in my spiritual life more than I ever have in this short amount of time. I am very excited to see where God takes me in this journey with CU and the Life Teams," Bray said.

Combs thought she was a strong Christian woman during her middle school and high school years.

"My spiritual life consisted of attending church, reading the Bible,and praying," she said.

"When I got to Campbellsville University, I met fellow students, professors and staff who have shown me by example what it is to be a passionate disciple for Christ," she said.

Combs said she has experienced "more spiritual growth in eight weeks at CU than I have in my entire spiritual life."

Combs said she has been challenged in FIRST CLASS to be "all in" for Christ and has accepted that challenge.

"God Bless Campbellsville University and the Church Outreach Program," she said.

This story was posted on 2015-11-01 01:20:13
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2015-11-01 - Campbellsville University - Photo by Linda Waggener, CU photo.
Jordyn Bray and Brittany Combs center, of Somerset, KY, are shown at an appreciation lunch for members of the Church Outreach team. Pictured with the students are Wes Carter, assistant director of church outreach, at left; and Sheri Taylor and Dr. G. Ted Taylor, director of church outreach at right.

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