Essay On Missionary Kid

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Missionary Kid

There are always challenging and unusual events in our personal lives that actually helped you grow. Being a missionary kid is not a usual event in my life. There were countless of unexplainable tough times; being mocked and ignored by Russian people. Those poisonous behaviors that I encountered affected not only my identity but also aroused some depressing thoughts in me. However, God used those behaviors to lead me to Him.
When I was two months old, I immediately came to Russia. I grew up with Russian friends. My Russian nanny was always taking care of me with love and attention. Whenever summer vacation came, my heart would beat fast when thinking of spending with my nanny. Spending vacation with her was the most remarkable
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I had a lot of deep theological thoughts. I kept asking God “Why am I missionary kid?” My life was full of confusion. I was sure that God does exist; if God existed why would He let dreadful things happen in my life? I both hated Russia and God. I went up to God and shouted “If you really exist, if you really love me, try to change me” I was assured that even God would not change me. However, God planned to change me through my parents. One day, out of nowhere my parents told me “The Bible is the only solution to life problems”. I was shocked. A Light bulb flashed in my mind. I just randomly opened the Bible two times, and God showed me two Bible verses that helped and encouraged me spiritually. I was so desperate-- I wanted to overcome the fear and depression. God gave me Romans 8:28 and Isaiah 41:10. In Romans 8:28 it said, “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” In Isaiah 41:10 it said “fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” I could feel God’s voice-- soft and pleasant. It seemed like God was soothing me with His words. God surely solved my life
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