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Safaris’ Testimony

I think it’s good to introduce myself. Sorry, that it is a complicated story. I try to write in the shortest way. In the chat am I not fast enough in translating the words and can’t follow sometimes, and it’s sometimes difficult for me to express myself in English. So I use now a little time for it.
My way with God did start in my childhood. I wasn’t grown up as a Christian. I did believe that there is a God. I started to read the bible in an age of maybe 12 or so, I can’t imagine really. I got baptized with some drops of water with 14 I think.
Then we settled in the area, Peeps and Jeckyll are livin in. Then one day came a group of young Christians from the Norwegian YMCA, a youth movement, called Ten Sing, to us with there 1-years-germany-tour. They did do a show with drama, dance, gospel, band, choir and told in it a story from the bible. I was 16 and not interested in the bible, but they had been so great and did shine love and joyfulness, that I spend the weekend with them in some workshops, to build up the first German Ten Sing-group. We did do our first own shows then and went on tour through Germany. It was the greatest time of my life.
In that time I was a crazy, anarchistic guy and did work in drama, dance and the choir. But then the group did get separated, and the other half came together as a kind of home group or cell group. The spiritual leader was a man from a law like little strange church, where men and woman were sitting divided, woman with veils and men with suit. The man came to our group, because he did know the most about the bible. We had been just some strange youngsters, with ruptured jeans, some with long hair and some with full-beard.
Then came a man from another church and spoke about 2. Corinthians chapter 15, spoke about the resurrection of Jesus and that he appeared more than 500 people. I heard the first time of Jesus as God! It was so full of life! He spoke as he had been there. I can’t really explain what did happen. It was like someone did turned away a veil from my eyes and suddenly I could see clear. I burned all my buddhist and esotheric books and a while later I got baptized in a lake.
A lot of people of our group started to believe in Jesus and got baptized like the bible told us. We bought a big bus, rebuild it into a little café and wanted to start evangelistic work on the street with it.
On Sunday we traveled around, visiting churches to look which one could be our church. It was a funny picture, when we entered the churches, so colorful we were, nothing knowing about the ceremony of a service in these nondenominational churches. We did like it most in a charismatic church, because the word was clear and the music was our kind of music. We were Ten Singers, we did sing lots of songs when we came together.
But then the “persecution” did start. I was kicked out of the protestantic church and the YMCA and so out of my Ten Sing work. The pastor even didn’t told us why we weren’t allowed to take one step on church-ground! The first time I took it easy and did say to the people in my group, it’s all written in the bible, that these things will happen in that way! The bible is again right! We did know that we were on the right way.
But then it got harder and harder, friends turned away and told me, you are in a sect, other problems started, I don’t wanna write it all, the story is to long. Then came that day, our spiritual leader told us, we have to take a decision, that we can’t go to a charismatic church and come to the bus, which was in his appanage. No one could say a word and silent one by one of our group did stand up and left the bus. We were dispersed all over the country. I became an anarchist, something like a punk again and didn’t wanna know anything of church.
But Jesus went behind me and followed me. He did lot’s of things and helped me in lots of over natural ways. It’s too much to write.

I only did believe in God the father and in God the son, but didn’t know God the Holy Spirit. I did read the bible again and again, to know God better and learn about the relationship with him, like the people in the bible had. I recognized that there must be a higher level in it and that the Holy Spirit must be the key, but I didn’t know how. I went to the non denominational churches, read lots of books and searched the way.
I worked in a lot of jobs, studied forestry, but never went back to become a member of a church. In that time I wanted to, but I had to settle around the country, to work in the forests and woods, did live in timber-houses without electricity or water, did learn Swedish, tried to emigrate there, did work there two month, came back to Germany to work on in the forests here again and settle around, there where I got the next job.

It was a hard time. In 2.000 did commit suicide a friend of me. I worked on the production line of VW at that time and on the harbor. I was really depressed about that and the way my life went. I did long so much for more of God, for a more living relationship with him. Then I went to the church of Peeps and Jekyll, sat next to her and she invited me to her home group. It was my first friendship with Christians after a long time. I decided to follow Jesus again. But I had no chance to become a member of a church, because I had to live this life of traveling around the woods. But God did speak to me through the bible. He opened the doors and I went through. He did teach me his word. He did teach me the discipleship. He did even ask me, to give all up, I had. It was a way I followed step by step. He even asked me, if I would give up, all I had, even my furniture and go to Sweden. I did it. God did speak to me there in the loneliness, in a little red house next to the see. I wrote it all down and typed about 100 double-pages. It was bible verses about the church and how they became about how God want to use it and about the power he gave to us Christians!
In the last year did happen a lot of strange things and I came into the contact with the holy power of God. After a prayer of a pastor, I was driving on the Autobahn, I started to speak in tongues. But I started to analyze the words and the language, so that the words did stop. I got only a few words in that new language. I did long so long for that gift. I did see a lot of miracles, did see how people were touched through my prayer and did start shaking and all these things, did see people getting healed through my prayer, I got a prophetic gift, God started to speak in dreams to me, etc. I learned a lot about the Holy Spirit and how he is working.
Every time I visited churches in the last years, there did speak missionaries in them. And when I asked, if they are speaking every Sunday there, they told me, no, only today. I wanted to serve God. I applied to several mission-organizations, or to go to a bible-school, or to work in the christian development assistance. But they all did refuse me, because I was no member of a church. So I had to travel on trough the country and the forests. I tried to reach the people there for the gospel. Lots of things did happen in that time.
Now, I wanna tell you the most important point of all, which is occupying me. God gave me a vision for evangelisation and a new way for churches to reach the people and start the great harvest before Jesus returns. I don’t think high of myself. I only tell you now what did happen to me.
It started in the language-school in North-Germany when I met two missionaries from Brazil, which showed us pictures about the great revival there and told us about it. It all started with prayer. Then were there a group of young people which did make an evangelistic show, worked on it night and day. I was so great, that the Brazilian tv showed it all over the country and a lot of people convert to Jesus. The whole country was changed by the power of God!
Suddenly I saw in my mind zebra-colored busses filled with enthusiastic great Christians traveling through the country and doing evangelistic music-shows, streaming through the streets of the cities, reaching out for the people. A time of a powerful evangelistic work is starting, like in the bible in acts. The buses are starting on one point and are driving all over the country, it looked like a web of a spider, the way they are driving. And then they will build up more groups like that, which are following in the way of evangelistic work. And the buses will drive over borders to the other countries and the Holy Spirit is with them, touching the people in a strong way, the glory of God …!
Then did I work some days with Open Doors Germany and the leader and his wife and I did pray, to ask Jesus, if I should work with that organization. God did lead me to them, so that they had invited me. The wife had a prophecy for me. She said, that Jesus told her: “In you is burning a fire for me. I see your devotion. I enjoy it. You will force one’s way for my kingdom, push through a “big path”. “Make a way for our Lord” (a song). She said she saw a blazing flame, from which will burn a way through the country. And she saw me sitting on a desk, happy organizating, she said you are open, communicative for God.”
That was in November of last year. God did open a door, that I came in February of this year out of the woods and I can become now a teacher. He did send me to this real catholic town, with no nondenominational church in it. Again no church! The work here is so hard, that I even got no time for church. I came here so wasted of my last years of traveling around. I did lost everything, now even my car. I learn here how to speak to the youth, how to organize, how to lead them, a lot of about techniques in using all ways of media and communication. But I’m now totally burned out. Now, what shall this really strange way of my life mean. Peeps invited me to visit Talk Jesus in June. So here am I.
 
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Safaris’ Testimony

I think it’s good to introduce myself. Sorry, that it is a complicated story. I try to write in the shortest way. In the chat am I not fast enough in translating the words and can’t follow sometimes, and it’s sometimes difficult for me to express myself in English. So I use now a little time for it.
My way with God did start in my childhood. I wasn’t grown up as a Christian. I did believe that there is a God. I started to read the bible in an age of maybe 12 or so, I can’t imagine really. I got baptized with some drops of water with 14 I think.
Then we settled in the area, Peeps and Jeckyll are livin in. Then one day came a group of young Christians from the Norwegian YMCA, a youth movement, called Ten Sing, to us with there 1-years-germany-tour. They did do a show with drama, dance, gospel, band, choir and told in it a story from the bible. I was 16 and not interested in the bible, but they had been so great and did shine love and joyfulness, that I spend the weekend with them in some workshops, to build up the first German Ten Sing-group. We did do our first own shows then and went on tour through Germany. It was the greatest time of my life.
In that time I was a crazy, anarchistic guy and did work in drama, dance and the choir. But then the group did get separated, and the other half came together as a kind of home group or cell group. The spiritual leader was a man from a law like little strange church, where men and woman were sitting divided, woman with veils and men with suit. The man came to our group, because he did know the most about the bible. We had been just some strange youngsters, with ruptured jeans, some with long hair and some with full-beard.
Then came a man from another church and spoke about 2. Corinthians chapter 15, spoke about the resurrection of Jesus and that he appeared more than 500 people. I heard the first time of Jesus as God! It was so full of life! He spoke as he had been there. I can’t really explain what did happen. It was like someone did turned away a veil from my eyes and suddenly I could see clear. I burned all my buddhist and esotheric books and a while later I got baptized in a lake.
A lot of people of our group started to believe in Jesus and got baptized like the bible told us. We bought a big bus, rebuild it into a little café and wanted to start evangelistic work on the street with it.
On Sunday we traveled around, visiting churches to look which one could be our church. It was a funny picture, when we entered the churches, so colorful we were, nothing knowing about the ceremony of a service in these nondenominational churches. We did like it most in a charismatic church, because the word was clear and the music was our kind of music. We were Ten Singers, we did sing lots of songs when we came together.
But then the “persecution” did start. I was kicked out of the protestantic church and the YMCA and so out of my Ten Sing work. The pastor even didn’t told us why we weren’t allowed to take one step on church-ground! The first time I took it easy and did say to the people in my group, it’s all written in the bible, that these things will happen in that way! The bible is again right! We did know that we were on the right way.
But then it got harder and harder, friends turned away and told me, you are in a sect, other problems started, I don’t wanna write it all, the story is to long. Then came that day, our spiritual leader told us, we have to take a decision, that we can’t go to a charismatic church and come to the bus, which was in his appanage. No one could say a word and silent one by one of our group did stand up and left the bus. We were dispersed all over the country. I became an anarchist, something like a **** again and didn’t wanna know anything of church.
But Jesus went behind me and followed me. He did lot’s of things and helped me in lots of over natural ways. It’s too much to write.

I only did believe in God the father and in God the son, but didn’t know God the Holy Spirit. I did read the bible again and again, to know God better and learn about the relationship with him, like the people in the bible had. I recognized that there must be a higher level in it and that the Holy Spirit must be the key, but I didn’t know how. I went to the non denominational churches, read lots of books and searched the way.
I worked in a lot of jobs, studied forestry, but never went back to become a member of a church. In that time I wanted to, but I had to settle around the country, to work in the forests and woods, did live in timber-houses without electricity or water, did learn Swedish, tried to emigrate there, did work there two month, came back to Germany to work on in the forests here again and settle around, there where I got the next job.

It was a hard time. In 2.000 did commit suicide a friend of me. I worked on the production line of VW at that time and on the harbor. I was really depressed about that and the way my life went. I did long so much for more of God, for a more living relationship with him. Then I went to the church of Peeps and Jekyll, sat next to her and she invited me to her home group. It was my first friendship with Christians after a long time. I decided to follow Jesus again. But I had no chance to become a member of a church, because I had to live this life of traveling around the woods. But God did speak to me through the bible. He opened the doors and I went through. He did teach me his word. He did teach me the discipleship. He did even ask me, to give all up, I had. It was a way I followed step by step. He even asked me, if I would give up, all I had, even my furniture and go to Sweden. I did it. God did speak to me there in the loneliness, in a little red house next to the see. I wrote it all down and typed about 100 double-pages. It was bible verses about the church and how they became about how God want to use it and about the power he gave to us Christians!
In the last year did happen a lot of strange things and I came into the contact with the holy power of God. After a prayer of a pastor, I was driving on the Autobahn, I started to speak in tongues. But I started to analyze the words and the language, so that the words did stop. I got only a few words in that new language. I did long so long for that gift. I did see a lot of miracles, did see how people were touched through my prayer and did start shaking and all these things, did see people getting healed through my prayer, I got a prophetic gift, God started to speak in dreams to me, etc. I learned a lot about the Holy Spirit and how he is working.
Every time I visited churches in the last years, there did speak missionaries in them. And when I asked, if they are speaking every Sunday there, they told me, no, only today. I wanted to serve God. I applied to several mission-organizations, or to go to a bible-school, or to work in the christian development assistance. But they all did refuse me, because I was no member of a church. So I had to travel on trough the country and the forests. I tried to reach the people there for the gospel. Lots of things did happen in that time.
Now, I wanna tell you the most important point of all, which is occupying me. God gave me a vision for evangelisation and a new way for churches to reach the people and start the great harvest before Jesus returns. I don’t think high of myself. I only tell you now what did happen to me.
It started in the language-school in North-Germany when I met two missionaries from Brazil, which showed us pictures about the great revival there and told us about it. It all started with prayer. Then were there a group of young people which did make an evangelistic show, worked on it night and day. I was so great, that the Brazilian tv showed it all over the country and a lot of people convert to Jesus. The whole country was changed by the power of God!
Suddenly I saw in my mind zebra-colored busses filled with enthusiastic great Christians traveling through the country and doing evangelistic music-shows, streaming through the streets of the cities, reaching out for the people. A time of a powerful evangelistic work is starting, like in the bible in acts. The buses are starting on one point and are driving all over the country, it looked like a web of a spider, the way they are driving. And then they will build up more groups like that, which are following in the way of evangelistic work. And the buses will drive over borders to the other countries and the Holy Spirit is with them, touching the people in a strong way, the glory of God …!
Then did I work some days with Open Doors Germany and the leader and his wife and I did pray, to ask Jesus, if I should work with that organization. God did lead me to them, so that they had invited me. The wife had a prophecy for me. She said, that Jesus told her: “In you is burning a fire for me. I see your devotion. I enjoy it. You will force one’s way for my kingdom, push through a “big path”. “Make a way for our Lord” (a song). She said she saw a blazing flame, from which will burn a way through the country. And she saw me sitting on a desk, happy organizating, she said you are open, communicative for God.”
That was in November of last year. God did open a door, that I came in February of this year out of the woods and I can become now a teacher. He did send me to this real catholic town, with no nondenominational church in it. Again no church! The work here is so hard, that I even got no time for church. I came here so wasted of my last years of traveling around. I did lost everything, now even my car. I learn here how to speak to the youth, how to organize, how to lead them, a lot of about techniques in using all ways of media and communication. But I’m now totally burned out. Now, what shall this really strange way of my life mean. Peeps invited me to visit Talk Jesus in June. So here am I.
 
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Welcome to TJ, You've had quite an experience...He who began a good work in you, he is able to complete it in you. Enjoy your stay.
 
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