Madison Lawrence has thought a lot about her “Jerusalem” this summer.
Right now, it’s the University of Montevallo, where she’s in her last year of studies — the place where she heard the gospel for the first time.
Many on St. Vincent and the Grenadines — the island chain where Lawrence grew up — consider the southern Caribbean country to be a Christian nation, she said.
“Everyone kind of thinks they believe in God,” Lawrence noted. “That was me, but I didn’t know anything about the gospel. It wasn’t until I moved to America and got plugged into BCM [Baptist Collegiate Ministry] that I learned who God was.”
She was baptized in September 2020.
“When I moved to college in 2018, everything turned around,” Lawrence said…continued.
This article was originally published at thealabamabaptist.org.