Baptism Story – Sam Johnson

Baptism Story – Sam Johnson

by | Mar 17, 2024 | Stories

Sam was baptized in December 2024. If you have interest in getting baptized at Hope Community Church, you can learn more by visiting

I grew up in a Christian household, so I always knew that Jesus was there, but I never really knew what that meant. I never knew the gravity of the fact that Jesus died for all of our sins. It wasn’t one specific moment that made me understand, it was a collection of things that came to me. The beauty of nature, God’s creation; The unnatural brokenness in the world, and the understanding that I would not have been able to recover from my sin, if not for God. 

One of the biggest struggles for me was my years-long struggle with addiction. It went on for so long, and I always knew that it was a bad thing but I couldn’t stop. I would not have been able to recover from any of it without God. I also struggled with doubting God. I felt like it was hard to find clear answers but the Lord has made himself more clear to me as he has helped me through life.


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