“This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” - 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NLT)
I have always found it interesting that a single moment in time can impact your life forever. One of those moments for me was when I met a young man with a handlebar mustache—the one that curls up at the end.
I first met Manny about five years ago at an event in the Bronx, New York. He was one of the speakers for the night. He mentioned his walk with God being important to him, and I was impressed.
You see, I went to many of those events, and the speakers rarely mentioned anything about having faith in God. I mean, some referenced God, but Manny was different.
Other than his super cool mustache, Manny looked and talked like all the other young people, but he was on fire for God. At the time, I still wanted to do worldly things, but I knew God was tugging at my heart to go all-in with Him.
Manny was bold about his faith. H