Stories

Tammie Selvey // Baptism Story

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Meet Tammie... "My name is Tammie Selvey and I'm a grateful believer and follower of Jesus Christ. My parents got divorced when I was two. My sister and I were passed back and forth between parents and we finally ended up with our dad. I know that my parents did the best that they knew how...

Cassie Kirkton // Baptism Story

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My name is Cassie Kirkton and this is my story... I grew up in Christian home, was baptized as a baby and went to Church every Sunday & yet I didn't know Jesus. I knew of Him & somehow thought that was enough. When I was school age, I bullied & harassed a girl I didn't like and...

Matt McLain // Baptism Story

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Meet Matt... "Even though I spent a lot of time attending and serving in church growing up, including accepting Christ at a young age, my faith didn't really develop until I left home and started to attend Olivet. During my first year at ONU, my father became sick and that changed many of my...

Paul Mierkowski // Baptism Story

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Meet Paul... "I'm here today because I want to publicly declare I am a follower of Jesus. I'm getting baptized today because I have never been baptized. I grew up in a house of religious confusion, my mother was a Catholic, my father was atheist, my stepfather was Lutheran, and my grandparents...

Justin Selvey // Baptism Story

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Hi, I'm Justin Selvey. I'm a grateful believer and follower of Jesus Christ. I'm recovering from Alcohol and drugs. I'm a young man, born and raised out of Momence. Growing up as a kid I played many sports, got by through school and managed a lawn cutting business with the help of my parents...

Rod and Rachel McIntire // Serving Testimony

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Meet Rod and Rachel McIntire // Guest Services & Middle School Ministry Volunteers You’ll find Rod and Rachel ready to help you from behind the Next Step tables or Rod hanging out with 8th-grade boys at Middle School Ministry on Wednesday nights. We asked them to tell us their story...

Eric Milone // Baptism Testimony

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Hi! My name is Eric Milone and I am a true believer in Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. I grew up in a Catholic Church. I worshiped God and served as an altar boy from age 7 to 17. I was baptized at an early age, which I don't remember. I spent a week at seminary thinking of devoting my life...

Elizabeth Noble // Baptism Testimony

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I've grown up and lived in a Christian household my whole life. For as long as I can remember my family has always gone to church, and God has been a priority in our lives. When I was younger I would hear these stories about this amazing God and how He loved me so much that He sent his son to...

Zach Freeman // Baptism Testimony

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My name is Zach Freeman, and my family and I have been attending GatheringPoint since Dec. 31, 2017. Coming to GP has been a huge blessing to my family and I finally feel like I belong and have a purpose in the church. Growing up, I never went to church except for an occasional holiday. While I...

Paul Nourie // Baptism Testimony

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My name is Paul Nourie and I would like to tell you part of my story. I was born & raised Catholic. But, I allowed sin and fear to have a tight grip on me for years. It was September 12, 1988, in my car in a parking lot off Court Street in Kankakee that I came to admit that I had allowed...

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