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Baptism | Kerry Kupka

November 20, 2022 |

Life after being saved is vastly different than before. From the movies that I watch to how we spend our money, what the world says is important, has no bearing. Christ has been there shaping and molding me through his Word; carrying me in the worst of times.


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Baptism | Brian Wallace

November 20, 2022 |

Since I have accepted Christ into my life I have continue to work on becoming a better father to my kids, a husband to my wife, and a stronger person in my faith, all by God’s grace. For the first time ever, I talk with my dad about Jesus Christ, the gospel, and how I want to be a good role model for not only my son but others.


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Baptism | Shannon Kehoe

November 20, 2022 |

God's voice was as loud as it's ever been in my life and I began to truly see his perfect promise, saving grace, and forgiveness in Jesus. During a time of concern and anxiety, I found hope and peace in my faith and in God's Word.


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Baptism | Tyler Schnell

November 20, 2022 |

From getting connected in this community and following Jesus, I’ve learned how to overcome sin in the past, present, and future. I now KNOW God rather than only knowing ABOUT Him.


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Baptism | Tyson Gage

November 20, 2022 |

Christ has provided me with a community of people that I was missing from my life. People that disciple me and I am also able to pour into. He has put me in situations that have really tested my faith, and the only way I was able to get through those was by fully trusting in him and his plans for me.


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Baptism | Jenna Miller

November 20, 2022 |

I have learned a lot about my faith since coming to college and moving away from home. Now I don't have to struggle with loneliness anymore because Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Even though life still has its ups and downs, I can be reminded of God's Grace for me and that my satisfaction can remain in Him.


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Baptism | Brian Novak

November 20, 2022 |

Now when good or bad things happen I'm reminded of Christ. Having Christ in mind makes decisions influenced by Christ more automatic.


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Baptism | Monty Veatch

November 20, 2022 |

After being save by Jesus, I felt like my entire view of the world changed, and my life was on a completely different trajectory.


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Baptism | Jamie Wallace

November 20, 2022 |

When we were going through troubling times in our marriage is when I decided I needed to make a change in my own perception and allow Jesus to have more of an active role in my life.


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Baptism | Jeff Spadaro

November 20, 2022 |

Most recently, God has worked in me to open my eyes to sin in my life that was clouded by other sin I felt was more significant and have been addressing. I feel this is God's way of letting me know He is still pursuing me and that he continues to love me through this sin- revelation enabling me to deepen my faith.


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Baptism | Pat Kos

November 20, 2022 |

I was homeless. I was in and out of jail completely in the throws of addiction. It was through time spent in the Word that I realized that God had made me new in Jesus Christ and I have life in him!


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Baptism | Nick Barbaro

November 20, 2022 |

I still can't believe that God sought me out, with my arrogant, disobedient, prideful life, but that is why the truth and beauty of Romans 5:6-8 resonates so deeply with me.


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Baptism | Brennan Gibbs

November 20, 2022 |

I no longer need worldly approval or worldly achievements to feel value and to feel loved. I now find joy and fulfillment in pursuing


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Baptism | Kimball Behning

November 20, 2022 |

I truly have not been the same person since being saved during that service on the balcony at Veritas! I began studying the Bible diligently from that day forward. The Bible now makes such clear sense to me, its words jump to life for me with a clarity that it never did prior to receiving the Holy Spirit.


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Baptism | Mariah Gibbs

November 20, 2022 |

Since I have been saved by Jesus I have been set free from the desire to follow the ways of the world. He has given me a new heart and a new purpose. I only want to live for him and glorify him in all that I do.


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Baptism | Nick Cronan

November 20, 2022 |

With the help of Jesus and praying and reading the Bible in rehab I have been clean and off drugs for over a year now. I would not have been able to do it without Jesus helping me and providing me with a job to be able to pay my bills.


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Baptism | Ed Peak

November 20, 2022 |

God has given me a desire to know him and I am thankful for God saving me. My assurance of life in Jesus cannot be shaken because I can't do anything to make God not love me.


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Baptism | Anita Flores

November 20, 2022 |

This is my testimony, God moves in mysterious ways but His plans are always better than ours and I am so firm on that. Jesus wants us to be saved and be with Him. We are His children. He made this sacrifice for us. We are saved through Jesus and that is the most beautiful gift of life.


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Baptism | Tom Schmitt

November 20, 2022 |

There is such a joy of having that personal relationship with Jesus. I have the desire to do His will. Although there still are tough times in life, Jesus has been the One who has carried me through.


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Baptism | Josh Schmitt

November 20, 2022 |

Since encountering my grandfather’s note, I have lived with a new confidence in knowing that I have eternal life. I know exactly where I am going when my time on earth is over, because I also believe in the work that Jesus did here on earth.


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Baptism | Kaylei Dukes

November 20, 2022 |

Now that I am saved, and I know what I am meant to do, I feel whole. This is because I have eternal life through Jesus Christ. Which is more than enough for me.


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Baptism | Riku Oden

November 20, 2022 |

Everyone at Veritas reminds me of how God has found me, that he does love me and that I am not ever really alone.


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Baptism | Kyle Kelley

November 20, 2022 |

My happiness in life no longer comes from basketball and receiving the approval of other people. I no longer chase after people's admiration. The approval of Jesus was the thing I had been chasing the entire time, I just didn't know that's what it was.


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Baptism | Brooklyn Lear

November 20, 2022 |

I have more of a fire for Christ than I have ever had. I know my good works don’t win me favor with God, however, he does delight in my obedience to him, so I have been reading the Bible more, praying more, I have talked to more strangers about coming to Salt Company and my faith than I have in my entire life.


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Baptism | Ben Willet

November 20, 2022 |

Now I recognize my sins were very wrong and I can actually be accepted by the one person that loves me the most and that is Jesus Christ.


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Baptism | Devin Dugan

November 20, 2022 |

After I was saved my story became easier to tell to people. I started to let more people in. I have felt happier in my day to day life knowing I have a family that cares a lot about me.


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Baptism | Bri Huegel

November 20, 2022 |

Christ is the only one that has satisfied that emptiness I once felt inside. One of my favorite verses is Ephesians 2:4-10, it paints a beautiful picture and reminder of both who God is and the gospel itself.


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Baptism | Hilaina Hillyard

November 20, 2022 |

My relationship with Jesus Christ, my savior, is what has brought me through this past year. I honestly believe these struggles have a purpose, and it’s amazing how in the midst of them I have a solid rock to lean on.


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Baptism | Barron Lenz

November 20, 2022 |

Being in relationship and following Jesus has changed everything. The way I talk, my weekend activities, my purpose and vision, and how I view others are a few examples of what God has changed in my life. Christ has blessed me in so many ways and provided me with opportunities to serve him and others.


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Baptism | Brody Mackie

November 20, 2022 |

World fulfillment consistently left me feeling empty. Through Christ's love, I've learned how to live without the need for others' approval.


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Baptism | Kelsey McKern

November 20, 2022 |

I learned that Jesus truly died for my sins. I felt that my life had more meaning and that I wanted to change my ways and motives to honor Him. He gave us an amazing gift and that I need to and want to follow Him and continue pursuing my relationship with the Lord.


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Baptism | Jasmine Kanagy

November 20, 2022 |

God has met many of my needs in many ways, but the ones I can think of the most are the people in my life. Isaiah 41:10 is a verse in the Bible that I constantly think about whenever I feel far from God.


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Baptism | Zach Fare

November 20, 2022 |

It wasn't until a couple of weeks ago that The Gospel became beautiful to me when my Connection Group Leaders sat down with me and explained to me who God is and how he died on the cross for my sins even though I don't deserve any forgiveness but he still did it.


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Baptism | Cael Schmitt

November 20, 2022 |

God has shown me that I can fully trust him with everything in my life. I know that in the end he works all things out for the good of those who love him, even when circumstances might be hard, tough, and painful in the moment.


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Baptism | Jonathon Holt

November 20, 2022 |

After I stepped into a relationship with God I noticed I cared a lot less about what people thought of me. I don't care about the validation of other people, because I'm satisfied in what God thinks of me. I had more self-control and it was easier for me to say no to drinking and partying.


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Baptism | Colton Lear

November 20, 2022 |

I knew that I was saved, and that I could trust the Lord, and he loved me, no matter what I did or had done.


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Baptism | Everett Schlueter

November 20, 2022 |

Through Christ, I am learning to have more patience and to confront my temptations. I have learned that my life would have forever been incomplete and discontented if not for Christ.


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Baptism | Caelen Payne

November 20, 2022 |

When I figured out what my problem was, I figured out my need was for Jesus, so I asked him to save me when I was 7 years old.


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Baptism | Gabe Kromminga

November 20, 2022 |

Through my parents and church I realized my need for Jesus. I repented and said I was sorry for not following Jesus. Since trusting in Jesus I have not lied as much and don’t have as much pride.


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Baptism | Miranda Holt

November 20, 2022 |

Jesus became what I could not. He took on the sin that I couldn't shake and loves me still. I'm still learning to give Him full control and glory.


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Baptism | Selah Calcara

November 20, 2022 |

I turn to God when I have trouble with friends and I love those who are my enemies. The current world is changing especially social media wise and it can be scary. We need to turn off our phones and open our hearts. I trust that the Lord will guide me through my tough times.


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Baptism | Amara Schlueter

November 20, 2022 |

Jesus really spoke to me and told me that he will love me no matter what, I don’t need to care about what others think of me, just what God thinks of me. I have been a whole lot happier lately and I have found friends that will love me no matter what.


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Baptism | Ada Barcz

November 20, 2022 |

Now that I have Jesus in my heart I see the world in a different way, knowing that he has made all of it. I also feel closer to him and want to honor him in all I do.


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Baptism | Wyatt Deppe

November 20, 2022 |

After being saved by Jesus Christ he is working on my heart every day, showing me right and wrong. I have the power to defeat sin and death. He shows up in every aspect of my life whether it is hard or easy.


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Baptism | Liam Magstadt

November 20, 2022 |

There's a reason to keep on living for Christ, because there's a hope that I will go to heaven and live with Him eternally. Death is scary, but as I start getting into the Word more, I believe more deeply and understand what Jesus did, and I am not afraid. I will be living for Christ only.


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Baptism | Mercedes Bauer

November 20, 2022 |

Mom and Dad read me many stories from the Bible and I found out they were true and so I believed in them. I didn’t know that Jesus actually had died and saved us from our sins.


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Baptism | Ali BeGuhn

November 20, 2022 |

Christ in my life has been marvelous. So many new doors have opened for me, including new relationships where He is the focus. He has brought joyfulness and new life into my life. I learn every day I need Him for everything.


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Baptism | Vanessa Trevino

November 20, 2022 |

Being a follower of Jesus doesn’t mean wearing my cross necklace on youth nights, but instead, it means carrying that cross just as our Savior has done. It also doesn’t mean showing up just to satisfy what I believe is God's need for my participation.


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