What Is Your First Rule?
-Ruth Cefola

Share this Post What is your First Rule? Let me ask that another way, Who is running your life? What is your First Rule? Let me ask that another way, Who is running your life? For me, I was my first rule. I always put myself first. Even though I grow up in a Christian home with good Christian parents … Read More

Paralyzed by Pride
-Jillian Starr

Share this Post My parents began attending church when I was six months old. They were saved soon afterward and determined to give me and my siblings a Christian upbringing. (Note: “saved,” “salvation,” and “born again” are Biblical concepts referring to the forgiveness of sins by God and the rescue of a person from the power and penalty of that … Read More

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

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

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

God Has Thoughts of Peace towards You
-Denise Rogers

Peace and acceptance is something our society always seems to be looking for and I was no exception. I grew up in a home where alcohol and fighting were common; consequently, it was a place where I did not want to be. By the time I was in my teens and early twenties, I found myself absorbed in living “life to the fullest” and searching for someone to love and accept me.

Now I Stand in His Righteousness!
-Michelle Castner

On October 4, 1996, the Lord did something special in my life to bring about a true change in me. This change is so radical that I will never be the same. I would like to take this opportunity to share with you how God brought this about in my life.

My Best Was Not Good Enough
-Sam Hammett

Can you tell me what three basic pieces of information are on almost every tombstone? The name of the person, their date of birth, and their date of death. No one knows the exact day or moment when death will take them, but I can make you a guarantee: you are going to be dead l

A Total Transformation
-Sarah Guiton

I have alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder that is attacking my hair follicles, leaving me with no hair. It is not life threatening, and I really feel well. It has been quite a transformation going from a head of thick hair to having none. But, I really want to share where an even bigger transformation has taken place in my life!

Faith or Feelings
-Andrew Follett

I grew up in a Christian home brought up by parents who brought me to church every time the doors were open since I was about two weeks old. Growing up, I knew in my head that I needed to be saved because of what I was taught, so on a number of occasions I would ask God to save me without realizing what it really meant and acknowledging that I was a sinner in God’s sight.