I Desperately Needed God’s Salvation!
-Catherine Rogers

I Desperately Needed God’s Salvation! My name is Catherine Rogers, and this is my story. I was raised in a religious home. I say religious because neither of my parents were saved until I was 9 or 10. I was taught truth from God’s Word all of my life, went to church every Sunday and Wednesday, and knew I was … Read More

I Needed to Be Set Free!
-Abigail Rhone

I Needed to Be Set Free! My name is Abigail Rhone, and this is my story. My parents started attending Lehigh Valley Baptist Church shortly before I was born, so for most of my life, I had the knowledge that the only way to Heaven was to be saved through faith in Jesus Christ and repenting of my sin. When … Read More

From Rebelling to Rejoicing!
-Matthew Spangenberg

From Rebelling to Rejoicing! My name is Matthew Spangenberg, and this is my story. I was born and raised in a Christian home and was in church from before I can remember. I learned about God, good and evil, sin, and all that stuff from a very young age. I remember at the age of 13, at a Christian teen … Read More

What Is Your First Rule?
-Ruth Cefola

What Is Your First Rule? My name is Ruth Cefola, and this is my story. 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 that took me to … Read More

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

I Thought I could Forgo God’s Plan and Work My Way to Heaven My name is Holly Anger, and this is my story. 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 … Read More

Lost in Belief
-Jackie Gable

I grew up in a typical home with loving parents, two brothers, and a dog. The only thing unique about my upbringing was that my dad was a pastor and well-known author of many Christian books. From a young age, I knew my father was respected and looked up to by many. He was a “man of God.”

I Was a Rebellious Teen Girl,
Until God Saved Me

-Karen Beckman

As a young girl, I attended several different churches off and on. One summer when I was eight years old, I attended a neighborhood Bible club with my girlfriend. The teacher pressured us into praying a prayer, but I really did not understand at that time what it meant to be saved or to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

I Did Not See Myself As God Saw Me
-Debbie Lytle

Before I was saved, I wasn’t much concerned about, or even interested in, spiritual things. “There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.” Romans, chapter 3, verse 11. There was no thought, really, about having any special purpose in life.