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My Story

Hello, my name is Colton Jansen. I am the author and editor of LivingForJesus.com. I am a son of two wonderful parents, and a brother to three…make that four amazing siblings (my eldest brother just married). I am also a blog/web designer (Blogit Studios). But above all, I am a lover and worshipper of Jesus Christ.  God has done so much in my life and I know I owe Him so much.

I personally was raised in the church, so I’ve always believed in God, but I didn’t always know Him. When I was growing up, I really struggled with acceptance. I always felt I had to earn things, such as love, from others, especially God. This was a hard burden to carry, because no matter how hard I tried, I always failed. I was never good enough. Over the course of my life though, I began to learn about the amazing love of God. I learned that God’s love is not one that is conditional; on the contrary, it is an unconditional love full of grace. The day I truly realized this, I was set free. God’s love has allowed me to shed off the burden of my failures, and begin to live a life as a man not trying to earn the love of his God and his family, but rather to live a life as to thank them for it.

So now I am a man who is doing his best to pursue God’s desire for his life. Though I still fall, the difference is that I know a hand of love and grace is there to help me back up.

If you would like to know more about me, or LivingForJesus.com, visist the Contact L4J page, and send me an email.

God Bless!

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