I Was Tired of
Living an Empty Life

-Jeremiah Cefola

Share this Post My name is Jeremiah Cefola, and this is my story. I was born into a Christian family and was raised in Lehigh Valley Baptist Church. I have attended there for as long as I can remember. Because I was in a Christian family, I always thought I was a good kid. I knew I wasn’t perfect, but … Read More

I Thought I Could Forgo God’s Plan
and Work My Way to Heaven

-Holly Anger

Share this Post I was raised in a fundamental, independent Baptist faith, taught the Bible from a young age, memorized Bible verses and was taught to pray. I knew all the facts of the Baptist heritage, knew some of the Word of God, told people that God created the world, and even became angry with those who questioned my religion. … Read More

I’ve Been Adopted:
Not Once, But Twice!

-Anthony Wilt

Share this Post My name is Anthony Wilt, and this is my testimony of salvation.  My name is Anthony Wilt, and this is my testimony of salvation.  My story began the day my sister invited me to attend a worship service at her church in North Carolina.  This was my first time at a service since I was a kid. … Read More

Fearing Death Led Me
to Salvation

-Madelyn Rivera

Share this Post I was raised as a Catholic and went to church with my parents regularly on Sunday mornings. I was never taught about salvation. My parents eventually left the church, leaving me with no religion to follow. As an adult I kept on going back because that was all I knew. I thought that I was somehow OK … Read More

God Said It,
That Settles It…
I Finally Believed It!

-Katie Follett

Share this Post Religious and Knowledgeable about the Bible – But Lost Religious and Knowledgeable about the Bible – But Lost I grew up in a Christian home and heard about Jesus all my life, I knew about Heaven, I knew about Hell, I knew about the Bible, and I knew about how God was the Creator of everything! I … Read More

I Was Born “Bawindsom”
in Burkina Faso, West Africa

-Joseph Ilboudo

Share this Post My name is Joseph Ilboudo. But I was born with the name “Bawindsom” in the West African country of Burkina Faso. I was the fifth child in a family of seven children, born on a dirt floor in a hut in our village, called “Wobzougou.” My name is Joseph Ilboudo. But I was born with the name … Read More

It Has to Be from the Heart
-Megan Hammett

Share this Post I grew up in a Christian home where going to church was very important. If there was church, we were going! So, I grew up hearing the salvation message over and over again. I grew up in a Christian home where going to church was very important. If there was church, we were going! So, I grew … Read More

I Didn’t Know Why Christ
Needed to Be Crucified for Me

-Crystal Shearer

Share this Post As a baby, I was baptized in a Lutheran Church. I attended services at the Lutheran Church a few times every year for 18 years thereafter. From my pre-school years until 5th grade, I attended Catholic School. During these years, God seemed very distant and I secretly questioned if there really was a God. The Bible seemed … Read More

I Was not Strong Enough
to Do It Alone

-Jonathan Snow

Share this Post Have you ever attempted to lift something heavy, only to discover that you had overestimated yourself? Suddenly you realized, “I can’t do this alone! I need help from someone strong.” Have you ever attempted to lift something heavy, only to discover that you had overestimated yourself? Suddenly you realized, “I can’t do this alone! I need help … Read More

It Was My Choice
-Jenn

As a young child I attended church regularly. I even attended a Christian school. As I was taught through the Bible, I knew the truth about what God had said. Even so, as I grew up I had no true relationship with the Lord. There was no time in my life that I made it personal to me.