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I questioned my faith for a long time not understanding why I was going through all that I had endured as a child and even as an adult. I asked God, "What can possibly be so wrong with me that you are allowing all that is and has been happening to me?" Many tears fell until one day, I was talking to someone. She asked to hear...
Robin D.
I work for a large energy services company in Lafayette, and have seen numerous friends laid off due to the economy. As a result of the prayer devotional book, Draw the Circle, I have initiated a prayer intercession group AT WORK. I sent out an invite to a small group of believers, but one of those individuals forwarded it to about...
Suzanne S.
I grew up in a broken home. I have an earthly father who I have seen about 14 days out of my 26 years of life. But I have a mother who is the most selfless person I know and who would do anything for me! She brought my siblings and I to church every Sunday through high school. However, t after confirmation, she and my siblings stopped...
Camille V.
When I was in middle school, I was bullied, and on top of that, things at home weren’t the greatest either. My step-dad and I both had a temper, so we butted heads a lot! I began struggling with the anger and pain I was feeling inside which led to me hurting myself to numb the pain. Not long after, I started having thoughts of...
Anniston B
I didn't grow up with a religious background much less have a relationship with God. My mom was a single mother and worked a good bit to provide for us. In late 2011, I decided that I wanted my children to have the opportunity and foundation that I did not have when I was growing up. I chose to visit The Bayou Church as well as two...
Dawn W
I earned my seminary degree from Southwestern and served as a Southern Baptist youth pastor/music minister for several years. However, my marriage was not a good one. I eventually left full-time vocational ministry after some years but kept serving in volunteer capacities. When my marriage deteriorated further into divorce, I was left...
David S
"For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." I grew up with that verse, but it wasn't ever as profound as it was until I lost my only daughter in a car accident at the age of 16. I then knew of the pain and sacrifice that God made for...
Karen B
I really believe that God was always beside me keeping me safe. When I was five years old, my dad died in a motorcycle accident. How could God put me through this? How was this God’s plan for my life? Then when I was six, my mom remarried, and now, I had a step-dad. I was confused and thought how could my life get any crazier. I...
Lana C
When I was younger, I had a strong faith in the Lord. I didn’t know any deep theology, but I grasped the basic concept that Jesus loved me. I was happy until my parents got a divorce, which left me feeling hurt and alone. Not long into high school, I lost my connection with God. I did what I wanted. I made friends with the wrong...
Kaleb A