That Time I Got Baptized

Yesterday, I gave my heart to Jesus Christ and officially joined the Christian family that I have already felt apart of for some time now (to read my journey go HERE). The day really was special. My pastor made a special effort to include me throughout the service, tying me into the children's message and letting Matt and I help with communion. There were a lot of happy tears yesterday and I was overwhelmed by the love I felt from my fiance, his family, my friend Shauna, my pastor, and our congregation.

My baptism could not have come at a more perfect time. I have honestly been so faithless lately, shoving my time with God aside due to being "exhausted' and "too busy." I knew I needed something to really kick me back into gear again. Yesterday morning I got back into my quiet time and just prayed over the day. I really felt God during this time, something I sadly hadn't felt so strongly in a while. The rest of the day just fell right into place. God is so good. I can't wait to see what he does in mine and Matt's lives in the coming years together.

Matt caught this sweet candid of myself and a sweet member of our church, Bart. 

My friend Shauna and I.
Oh boy am I lucky. 
My sweet pastor who played a HUGE role in my coming to Christ and getting so involved with the church.
My sweet sponsors Linda and Mark. I am moving in with them next week until Matt and I move to Missouri and I can't wait!


  1. CONGRATS CONGRATS CONGRATS! Welcome back girlie!!

    Your post gave me chills, I LOVE reading about people coming into [back into] the church.

    God is SOOO GOOD!

  2. Yayyyy!! So exciting :) and your dress is gorgeous! xo

  3. Congratulations! I've loved reading your story and this special occasion, and I can't wait to read the next chapters!

  4. Yay! So super exciting! Congrats!!

  5. Oh my goodness YAY girl! this is such wonderful news :) Congrats, I'm so happy for you!

  6. Congratulations on your baptism! Very exciting indeed!

    God is good and you will be so blessed by rededicating your life to Him.

  7. How wonderful!!! God is so good!!! :-)


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