by: Kathy Herwick
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The Butterfly Effect theory states that a butterfly flapping its wings moves molecules of air, which in turn move other molecules of air and so on, resulting in a hurricane on the other side of the planet. Although originally thought to be preposterous, this theory has since become the Law of Sensitive Dependence upon Conditions. But the concept encompasses a lot more than butterflies.
Less than two years ago, Otto Kreuzer, a literature evangelist in the Nashville area and member of the Hendersonville Seventh-day Adventist Church unassumingly went about his day: visiting homes sharing truth-filled literature, Bible studies, and praying with those he met. He was directed to the home of Jaclyn Lovell, a young woman who had suffered a traumatic brain injury. While waiting in the doctors’ offices, she read the Bible Story placed there by Kreuzer and the Holy Spirit began working on her heart.
During Kreuzer’s visit with Jaclyn, she agreed to personal Bible studies and began attending church, where Christ’s love was demonstrated through the members. As a result, Jaclyn was recently baptized. She shared her new faith with her 12-year-old son, who was also baptized.
It is safe to say the story won’t end here. All these and future baptisms relating to this contact may be traced back to one man moving molecules.