In this heartfelt video, Mike Barko engages in a meaningful conversation with Richard in the heart of downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia. Richard shares his experience and the profound impact of their encounter on his faith journey. Richard begins by explaining how Mike introduced him to the bracelet he's wearing, a symbol that carries deep spiritual significance. Through their conversation, Richard gained a clearer understanding of the message behind the bracelet, a message of faith in Christ and His redemptive work. Mike emphasized that salvation is not based on one's efforts to change but on wholeheartedly trusting in Christ. Reflecting on his mindset when he approached Mike earlier, Richard candidly admits that he had doubts, feeling only 60-40 sure about his faith. However, after their discussion, his certainty has soared to 100%, and he now places his full trust in Christ. Richard's transformation is evident in the way he describes the impact on his heart, explaining that it feels lighter and brighter after this encounter. As the conversation progresses, Mike asks Richard about the moment Christ came into his heart. Richard shares that Christ has always been there, but this encounter has illuminated and deepened that connection. The video concludes with Mike expressing his love for Richard and reminding him that God loves him deeply. Richard acknowledges the profound change this encounter has brought to his life and grants permission to use his testimony. Richard's story is a testament to the transformative power of faith and the profound impact of sharing the message of Christ's sacrifice and grace with others. It serves as a reminder that through faith in Christ, we can experience salvation and a newfound sense of purpose and assurance in our journey of faith.


6/18/20181 min read