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Posted by / Monday, May 7, 2012

Yesterday Was Amazing!

Yesterday was simply amazing! L.J. decided to stand up and declare his love for the Lord and be water baptized! It's one of those moments that brings such joy to a mother's heart! He's has been wanting to be baptized for a few months but my poor boy is so shy, he at one point asked could we just have the pastors over to baptize him in the bath tub. I giggled, "L.J. that's kind of missing the point of public declaration!" Our amazing children's Pastor Fawnda had a talk with L.J. and was able to ease many of his fears and he said, "let's do it!"  This day was one of the few times I had seen my husband cry! The other times where when we got married, our beautiful babies where born, and of course when a close family member has passed.
(This picture is Pastor Fawnda, Pastor Andrew the youth Pastor, and Pastor Nik praying over Logan.)

He's ready to take the plunge!
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He was so happy!
Wait there's more...
My Mother In-law felt moved in the spirit and she too took the plunge and made a commitment to the Lord at the very last minute! Our church was prepared with extra clothes for anyone feeling the spirit move in them!
Simply Amazing! Oh, wait there's a little more 40+ people where baptized and even more had come to the Lord back in November! Simply amazing! Sorry, I just can't help myself.. Simply Amazing!!!


  1. I am so happy for you and your boy, Serena! xoxo

  2. I have goose bumps. What a joyous day, Serena! Tell L.J. we are all over here shouting, "WOOT WOOT!"

  3. This is beautiful! Yup, what Tiffany said above, goosebumps! I am proud of your boy for taking that big step, and then your mother-in-law! What a joyous day, congrats to your blessed family!

  4. A beautiful moment and choice! Thank you for sharing! Gave me tears of happiness!

  5. So awesome! I recently started following your blog for the recipes, but what a lovely bonus! Congratulations to your little man- tell him "Welome to the family"! Awww.

  6. Oh how great for you and him!

  7. Such a blessing Serena! Thanks for stopping in earlier!!

  8. Congratulations to your WHOLE family!!! What a special day for you~



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