Real Life Stories
We love to celebrate what God has done in people's lives. Here are a few stories from members of The King's Church Mid-Sussex.
I don’t come from a church family. I was never particularly interested in God or anything to do with Church, I wasn’t against it, it just wasn’t for me.
Growing up I moved around schools a bit and was generally pretty naughty and unsettled, I had little time for authority and did what I wanted as much as I could. I come from a great family, loving parents and two older brothers who would happily intimidate anyone who threat (more...)
I wasn’t brought up a Christian. Church for our family was simply a place you went to for a wedding or funeral, I didn’t have a good opinion of it and found it boring… I guess it just wasn’t for me.
Although I have a great family, my upbringing was tough after the loss of my brother at such a young age. My family and I didn't know how to deal with the grief. It eventually played out in other ways: by my teenage years I was into going to raves and doing drugs. By the time I (more....)
If you had told me ten years ago that I would now be working for a church I would have laughed in your face.
I had a wonderful family and a happy upbringing but a series of unhelpful friendships and relationships in my mid-teens left me with cripplingly low self-esteem and a fear of rejection. Bad choices I had made, arguments I had, broken relationships and the shame associated with all those things haunted my (more...)