Posts Tagged ‘testimony’

God’s Perfect Plan

November 21, 2018

The following testimony is a true Thanksgiving story of a new great grandchild of Carolyn Curtis, written by her granddaughter in law, Nicole. Anyone who has had a problem waiting on God will benefit from this testimony of God’s perfect plan.

“I just want to start out by saying thank you to every single one of you that have shared this roller coaster journey of ours! It is overwhelming how blessed we are and how lucky we are to have such great and supportive family and friends. I know I couldn’t have done this without you all. Some of you know that Danny and I have been trying to have children of our own for a while, and you know everything that we have been through with that. And when you hear people say ,”Oh it will happen” and “God has a plan” it’s not something you want to hear when you have a plan and things aren’t going your way! I wanted kids, a whole bunch of them, and I wanted them right then. When things were not going as I had planned it was very discouraging. I was sad and mad and thought,” Why is this happening to us”! I just wanted a baby. I saw all these people that shouldn’t be reproducing and they have like seven kids. What is going on??! What did I do to be punished like this? I am usually a very happy person and I like to have fun and I hate being miserable! Danny was great through the whole thing, very supportive and always there. I really felt like he didn’t know exactly what I was going through. I wanted to be a Mom. I felt like part of my purpose was to have kids, to be a stay at home Mom with them. I mean for career day at school I went as a stay at home Mom with twins! Of course I was negative and bitter in my head. Mostly I didn’t want anyone to see how I was struggling with this. I am a happy positive person! But I was so tired of being miserable, sad, and mad. I couldn’t do it anymore. Why am I trying to do this by myself?! So one night I started reading my Bible and praying for hours. It was like a huge weight had lifted off of me. Why in the world did I not do this sooner? I was so focused on my plan not working like I wanted that I didn’t even stop and think ,wait a minute what is God’s plan for me? I am not even kidding from that night on I haven’t felt angry or bitter, of course there were more times where I thought, what is going and what is your plan? I tried to be positive and just kept reminding myself God has a plan. Years had passed and it seemed like it was bad news after bad news. Things not working out and I thought ok God what now because I am not sure how much more of this I can take! Well let me tell you He sure started making his plan known! We decided that we were going to adopt. We started that process and were about to head into the next stage when we got a very important phone call!!! Once again the plans changed. But the phone call was asking us if we wanted to adopt a little boy named Moses. That was God’s plan all along and we had to just wait on the perfect child for us!! We brought Moses home at the end of September 2017 and started the processes of adopting. (And how that all worked out is another long story by itself!) So God’s plan to put Moses in our life was worth everything that we went through and definitely worth the wait!! He is an answer to our prayers and we are so blessed!!! Thank God for keeping me strong through it all and I know this would not have been possible without Him. Now here on November 20th We finally get to say

Welcome Moses Slater to your forever family!”

Jeremiah 33:3 Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.

What is Faith?

September 1, 2018

Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

How can we have faith in God when our world seems to be falling apart? Disappointment, illness, accidents and many things happen in our lives to make our faith waver.

Faith is knowing that God is in control. Trusting Him even when we cannot understand why things are going so wrong. God does not promise Christians a trouble free life, what He does promise is that He is with us every step of the way. He will and He does work things out for our good.

You may ask me how I know. Today, I can Praise the Lord for taking me through the death of 2 sons, a grandchild and 2 Godly husbands and other trials and heartaches. God has never left me or forsaken me but always brings what I need when I need it. He uses those things in my life to bring encouragement to others. That is what faith in God does for me and He will do the same for you if you have faith in Him. The evidence of things unseen. Carolyn Curtis

Soapbox Derby in Alabama

August 22, 2017

“We would like to give God all the Praise and Glory for the 8 decisions at The Soap Box Derby in Dadeville Alabama on Saturday August 19th. It was a great day being about the Lords business and we met some great people. We were honored when the director of the event asked Wesley to open the derby in prayer. Thank you Lord for each day we’re allowed to serve you.”        Wes and Beth Walker

Psalms 148:13 Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

3 Things God Can Not Do

March 10, 2017

Many good things happen with the simple statement, “3 Things God Can Not Do.” The following is a email from Pastor Jess Page an SOS Events volunteer in Alabama that was trained last year:

I’m trying to get our church to know “The 3 things…” so well that they share without giving it any thought. One of the women I baptized, heard another preacher say “God can do anything!” She approached him and said “Did you know there are 3 things God can’t do?” Afterwards he asked what church she went too. The second happened today. I was helping FAITH Rider Fred load our Bikes for Daytona, and stopped by a tire place to talk to a young man about some tires. I was wearing the SOS shirt. When I started to leave, I told his grandmother and mother that he answered my questions. They then said, “Now we have a question for you. We see your shirt, and we want to know what are the 3 things God can’t do? We believe He can do anything!” I then got to share, and found out they were already Christians. Still, it was an opportunity to witness. 
Titus 1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Grandmother’s Prayers

March 7, 2017

Several people that were saved at Strawberry Festival told the soul winner that their Grandmother had been praying for them. One young man, Samuel, came in the booth with his Grandmother and after he prayed he looked at her. Tears were flowing down her face. Samuel asked her, “Why are you crying?” She answered, “I have been praying for you to be saved.”


2 Timothy 1:5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.

Testimony from Past Event

March 3, 2017

One of the blessings of being in the same event year after year is the people who stop by the booth to give a testimony of the blessing they received from SOS Events in years passed. Yesterday, a woman stopped by the booth at  Strawberry Festival to thank the workers and said her daughter had gotten saved last year. She told the worker how happy she is to know her daughter will be with her in Heaven. She will bring her son to the booth in the future when he is a little older so he will understand how to be saved. Soul winning at events has a lasting effect on people.  We Praise the Lord for giving us the opportunity to witness at events.

Matthew 19:14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Clean Heart

October 27, 2016

13 children and 2 parents where are saved at the Hendersonville Christian School fall Festival last evening. SOS events always gets name, address, and age on a decision card for follow-up. Then that convert is asked to write a testimony on the back of the card.

One little girl named Anna, eight years old wrote on the back of her card, “I feel clean.” That is exactly what Jesus does for us when we get saved. He gives us a clean heart.

Psalms 51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.

Blessing for a New Christian 

September 27, 2016

It is so great to hear what the Lord does for a new Christian. At The SOS Events booth in Pennsylvania, recently, a mother and a boy about 12 years old were saved. The next day they were both in church. This is the mother’s testimony;

At the auction on Saturday there was a drum set that my son really wanted. He had saved $15 to buy this drum set. The bidding started, he proudly bid up to his $15 and a lady in the crowd quickly overbid him. His disappointment was evident on his face, he did not cry but everyone could tell how disappointed he was.

There was a man in the crowd that started bidding against the lady, and soon the price had risen to $100. The lady stopped bidding and the drum set was given to the man. He turned to the young boy and gave him the drum set.

The mother’s comment was that nothing like that has ever happened to her family. She was so excited that she and her son have been saved and immediately the Lord brought blessings into their lives. She told many people at church that Sunday about the blessings that came from the Lord.

John 20:29 Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

Salvation Testimony

June 13, 2016

 A brother and a sister were walking by us along with their Mom’s boyfriend and decided to stop and hear the three things God cannot do. They were vendors, a few spots down from us. The dad permitted them to talk to us. The kids were so sweet and right away accepted Jesus as their Lord and Savior.  Later, they brought Mom to us and she spoke Portugese and very little English. She was also sweet and conversed with us and accepted Lord Jesus. She spoke her testimony in a video. Praise God for her testimony.
This is a testimony from Columbus Farmers Market in New Jersey. Praise the Lord for new salvations. The Bible tells us to go into all the world, but at events He sends people from other countries to the SOS Events booth.

Mark 16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

Well Done

May 17, 2016

As family and friends gather to celebrate the home going of Thomas Curtis and reminisce how he influenced their lives, I am reminded how important it is to be a witness for the Lord.

The testimonies of the lives that Tom touched reminds us that the only thing we can take to Heaven are the people we lead to the Lord. As Tom met Jesus face to face I am sure Jesus told him, “Well done thy good and faithful servant.”

The last day he was in the hospital, Tom led 3 people to the Lord and witnessed to several more. There were many hospital doctors, nurses and caregivers who stopped by his room to tell him how much he meant to them and how he had changed lives of people on the third floor of Brandon Hospital.

His family and friends will miss him but his dedication to the Lord lives on through his family, friends and spiritual children.

Matthew 25:21 His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.