Casey & Lindsay Andis

Campus Staff

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Hometown: Linton, IN

School: Graduated from IUPUI in 2011

I grew up going to church every Sunday with a knowledge of Jesus Christ.  Although my life,  was not centered around Him or the grace that he offered me.  I lived a very moral life into my freshman year of college.  My first year of college, I went to a fall retreat and heard the Gospel and soon after I then was invited to a bible study as I began to learn more about who Christ was and the effect that He had on those who followed Him.  As I have looked back, I see now that even though I could recite the Gospel and tell you about Jesus, my life was centered around relationships, but not the relationship that actually mattered.  In high school and a portion of my freshman year in college I constantly longed to find that relationship that would fill the void in my heart.

After facing disappointment after disappointment, Christ finally opened my eyes.  My freshman year I gave my heart to Christ and have spent each and everyday since then living in light of what Christ has done for me.  I see now how radically He changed my life that year and that no matter how morally I lived growing up, it would never be enough.  I finally saw my need for a Savior despite my best efforts not too.  I am thankful that He has justified me in the sight of God and that my life is new and restored in Christ’s love for me.