Share this Post I grew up attending Lehigh Valley Baptist Church in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. I always heard the gospel being preached, but never really thought of it for my own. But at my first summer camp in 2013, Pastor Eric Ramos was preaching. He used the illustration of two Coke cans in two pitchers of water. One was a Diet … Read More
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 grew up in a Christian home with good Christian parents … Read More
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
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
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
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.
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!
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.