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Jesus Bubble Essay

  • Submitted by: ashleyc28
  • on February 19, 2014
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 2,652 words

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I never realized how cozied up I was in my Jesus bubble until I got to challenge my perspectives in this Global Studies course. I lived in a bubble where all that mattered was my selfish self. I didn’t realize how much I was missing out on. The one thing that really stuck out to me was when Kristen started off the first day of class saying “I am going to pop your Jesus and CBU bubble. Before I was in the class I didn’t really bother to learn anything from other countries. All that mattered to me was the wellbeing of my family.
I first started showing interest in other countries when I had the opportunity to serve at the Middle Eastern Baptist Conference here in California. I enjoyed working with Muslims who were eager for their kids to know who Jesus is. My eyes had started to open when I went to that conference. Those kids were very joyous and very intrigued by all the Bible stories. I learned so much from their countries by listening to the children and their parents. I learned that people drove them out of their own countries and sometimes those people were their own family members. The only choice they were given was to stop believing in the one true God and go back to their old idols. When the answer is no they are driven out of the country because they face persecution from their own family.
Major points that helped me open my eyes while being in the Global Studies course was when Jared walked in to class and used the little container of rice to show us how much we take things for granted. I don’t think any of us ever thought about having just a little bit to eat for all three meals every day and sometimes not even that. Here in America we say that we are starving when we accidentally skip a meal during the day. I know that I used to use that phrase all the time because I wouldn’t think of what that really meant. I learned that even while we try to hide the fact that there are families around the world that are dying of hunger it is still a fact and we...

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