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Young Girl Boldly Shines For Jesus In Secular Dance Competition

God is doing the miraculous all around us.  This story submitted to us through our social media site, reminds us that Christians always shine their light in a world of darkness- if we dare to take a risk for Him.

“My daughter, Elyanna, just turned 7 years old. She has been dancing competitively since she was 4.  This year, she decided to take a huge chance in the dance competition world and use the song, “Now Behold the Lamb”, as a dance competition piece. It was a bold move as the dance competition world is very secular and with her age it could definitely be deemed as “too mature”.

Our school is considered the “underdog” because it is Christian and non-profit.  Sometimes this lead to being scored poorly.  Even though she was 6 years old at the time (she turned 7 on May 22nd), she understood the risks.  She said that she wanted everyone that watches her dance come to know about Jesus.

Well, long story short, we competed to this song all season and she was amazing.  She generally scored very well-usually first place.  Most important, with that particular song and her dance, she planted seeds in the hearts of thousands! You could see even the judges moved to tears. She is so looking forward to next season when she will be taking the secular stage again with yet another inspirational song. The impact that this small child is making is phenomenal!”

This little girl took a stand for Jesus, and her dance honored Him.  As Christians, we should never be ashamed of our faith, but let it shine forth as a bright light in a secular world.  You never know whose heart will be moved!

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Michelle Danko is the Editor-In-Chief for Faith Filled Family Magazine.

Satan is destroying families at an alarming rate. More and more marriages are ending in divorce and children are reaping the negative consequences of this trend. Michelle believes that our first ministry is to our family, and that everything else flows from that.

Michelle has a passion for seeing families live victoriously in Christ, and she doesn’t just write about a life with God, but she lives it as well.

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