George Martinez

George Martinez

I have been a member of Lakeview Baptist Church for about 15 years, and a deacon for a total of 30 years.

I became a Christian at an early age, probably around the age of 10.  I was raised in Christian home and both parents were Christians.  I grew up going to Sunday School and church at a Hispanic mission in Itasca, Texas.   I learned Christian values from my parents and Sunday School teachers.  At a revival in Waxahachie, Texas I felt God touched my heart and I realized that I needed to give my life to Christ.  I understood that it took more than going to church to receive salvation.  I went forward during the invitation and received Christ.

God has blessed me my entire life.  I feel God has shown me how fortunate I am to have my family.  I lost my oldest brother recently and God has helped me to see how important family is.   I can see the impact that my brother had on his community and family.  Through his example I see how much of a positive influence we can have on those we see in our daily lives.

John 10 vs 27-28 says “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand”.

These verses give me great assurance.  Christ is my shepherd and He knows me, better than I know myself.  He has done so much for me, including giving me eternal life and no one can take me away from Christ.

Deacon
Larry Smith
Deacon
Bill Vernon