My Story


It's easy to say you're a Christian. It's even easy to get up and go to church on Sunday mornings. After all, not only does the Bible tell us not to forsake the assembly in the book of Hebrews, but most of our friends and neighbors here in the Bible belt expect Sunday morning attendance. [...] Continue Reading

Theresa Levatino

I was born on a cold morning, January 1, 1954 in Franklin, KY, Simpson County. Both of my mothers were there. One gave me birth. One gave me life. There was no sign of a father with the exception of my Uncle Joe who later became my precious earthly father. My mother already had four [...] Continue Reading

Rachel Foster

Ora Lindberg was born in 1915 in Bosque, Texas. After the death of her first husband, Ora married George Black in 1938. In addition to gaining a husband, Ora gained a son, George, from her husband's previous marriage. She adored young George and loved him as though he were her own. Together George and Ora [...] Continue Reading

Jacob Barber

There are things I can write about that God has done in my life. There are things he has done for me that I cannot write about. He has blessed me with an amazing family. The love that He gives them, which then they give to me, is a huge part of who I am [...] Continue Reading

Peyton Woodward

God has blessed me far beyond what I deserve. I was born into a good country and a good family with good health. I have experienced very few, if any, serious hardships in my lifetime, and I know that is because of God's love for me. I was blessed to be born into the church [...] Continue Reading

Jared Wilber

I was blessed to be born to parents that called on the Name of the Lord. Not only that, most of my family also were believers and it was the center of our lives. In addition to being raised in a Christian home, I was also raised by many other faithful Christians that worshipped with [...] Continue Reading


Having strong faith has always been important to our family. A few years ago our family went through a very difficult situation. A lot of tears and many struggles, but also prayers that God would strengthen us as a family and help us get through this. God tells us that he will never leave us, [...] Continue Reading

Donna Carroll

God has done so much in my life from the beginning till now and on. My Christian marriage, children, parents, and the list goes on. The blessing I want to speak about: God directing us to the Portland church of Christ. Although we had been attending, worshiping, and working with a congregation for 20 years, [...] Continue Reading

The Curry’s

Our conversions came at an early age. We were both brought up going to church our entire lives. We heard many sermons by knowledgeable and dynamic preachers who literally "pounded" it into us what we needed to do to be saved. Thankfully, we put on Christ in baptism and have strived to live a life [...] Continue Reading

D. Lamberth

I was raised in a very Christian home. Until I was 18 and was allowed to make my own decisions, I could count on one hand the number of times I missed church for reasons other than illness. This was a tremendous blessing which at times also felt like a curse. You see from a [...] Continue Reading