I Have Been Baptized

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 477 People

    I Was In Sixth Grade

    I was raised in a Conservative Baptist family (my dad is a pastor) so no baby baptism for me. I was pretty into believing in God and Jesus back in the day, so when I was 12(ish) I decided it was a good time to get baptized (everyone else was doing it), so I did. It wasn't...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 19, 2008

    I Still Wonder

    what exactly is this ritual supposed to do? It certianly did nothing to lead me to the holy spirit, or it to I. It didn't tie me to the church in any way. It didn't help convince me of anything. What was the point? I was baptized Anglican and now I'm closer to pagan. no, not...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2009

    I Was Baptized When I Was A Baby But I Think Im In Crisis

    im a roman catholic, i was baptized when i was a baby.. but im not religious one, ive been struggled with the concept of God, religions and things.. its just seems like not real for me, if there is only one God why thats so many religions? if God is almighty why He let all bad...
    euphoria8690 euphoria8690
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2010

    When I Was A Baby...

    my dad baptized me then...he was a pastor... i still don't know what is baptizing...cos to me...it's just a group of ppl who do rituals...and consider themselves holy...and they bless the water...and then thet bless someone with the water...oh come on!...we're not god...
    XxlostxsoulxX7 XxlostxsoulxX7
    13-15
    Nov 25, 2009

    I Walked Into the Church

    I was born in december an baptized in october!. I was 10 months old when my mom finally decided to baptize me.
    caritus caritus
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2007

    At age 11 I went before the panel to answer the

    dozens of questions one must before officially becoming one of Jehovah's Witnesses. I answered them all reasonably well although by looking at their faces I thought I was screwing up majorly. My Maltese SUCKED,because I'm Canadian,but I had lived with my British mother&sister on...
    IsaacofCalgary IsaacofCalgary
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 19, 2014

    I was baptized on New Years Eve of 1995,

    3 days before my first birthday at the Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise
    18-21, F
    Mar 6, 2015

    Twice

    I was raised in church as a Southern Baptist.  When I was 14 I decided it was time to turn my life completely over to the Lord.  When I told my parents I wanted to be baptized I remember the pastor would come to the house once a week. He came to talk to me and make sure...
    rondat rondat
    41-45, F
    Dec 15, 2007

    Age 10, Non-denominational

    i was baptized by the "full immersion" method at the age of 10, in a swimming pool at a non-denominational christian camp. then a few years ago i was confirmed into the episcopal church. it didn't involve a re-baptism but was a similar sort of experience, in that...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    Jan 31, 2008

    Wonderful Sacrament

    I was baptized at age 8, Feb 14th 1993 in a Baptist church. Immersion. In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. I am now converting to Catholicism. But a baptism is valid.
    silverlining silverlining
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2007

    When I Was a Baby.

    My family is catholic, so was my sister and cousin. I don't think it does a thing! I am not sure why people do it, they think they are "supposed to" or the church rejects you if you don't do it.
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18
    26-30, F
    Sep 6, 2009

    Was Baptized In My Freshman Year Of High School At The Age Of 15

    Hi this Is Student3 and I am Proud to say I have been Baptized. I became a member of The Church @ West Cobb (Now Called Mars Hill Community Church) in 1997, but was not saved or been told about baptism until the early months of 2003, I was questioning myself with what the Youth...
    Student3 Student3
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2011

    As a Newborn

    i was baptized when i was only a few months old. my godparents were with me and my family. we have an old home video on it. i actually wish i could have been baptized when i was older so i could have remembered the experience.
    RockYouBebeh RockYouBebeh
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2007

    I Have...

    I was baptized when I was 13 in to the LDS church also known as the Mormon church. It took me a long time to realize the importance of what I had done and it took just as long to realize how blessed I am to be a member of this church.
    pepsi21addict pepsi21addict
    22-25, F
    Oct 30, 2007

    DROWNED!!

    Baptized catholic but i refuse to recognize myself  with any religion. Yeah they coulda drowned my in that stinky water.
    TattooBlitz TattooBlitz
    18-21, F
    May 14, 2008

    I Was a Baby At the Time

    I was baptized Anglican by my parents, but I'm not christian at all
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 29, 2007

    Older Baptism

    I got baptized the same time I got confirmed. My parents thought it would be best if I could make the decision on my own rather than to have the baptism forced on me when I'm a child.
    ameeker ameeker
    22-25, F
    Nov 21, 2007

    Baptized

    i was 14 when i got baptized. I was baptized on Wednesday January 18, 2006 at my chuch. After I got baptized I felt closer to god. It felt good to be baptized becuse i knew i loved God with all my heart and soul and today i still love him. I think me being baptized changed...
    Lor4cat Lor4cat
    16-17, F
    Nov 19, 2007

    Disappointment

    I remember feeling very disappointed because I thought I was supposed to feel something, but I felt nothing.  I almost wanted to ask the preacher to do it again because it didn't work the first time.
    eromreven eromreven
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2007

    I've Been Baptised

    I've been baptised,Indeed I have,Trouble is,Was done,Before one could opt out,Had no say,No choice in the matter,Still,I wouldn't have changed it!
    startinover1 startinover1
    46-50
    1 Response Apr 8, 2012

    When I Was 9

    i was really scared.but i really wanted to be baptized.it really moved me.i never have forgotten how it made me feel.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    Apr 4, 2009

    10-10-01 A Day I Will Never Forget, God Willing.

    While upscale trout were bumming in the Ozarks, as they often do in the winter time, I was being baptized in the beautiful, Historic waters of a very, very Cold October day in Spavinaw Creek in Gravette Arkansas. ( just also happens to be some of the best rout fishing i nAmerica...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2011

    Late and Early

    Right, so I was born in December and baptized in April, which must mean I was around 4 months old when I was baptized. Not that old then. My sister is 6 at the moment, still yet to be baptized, my Mum's memory can be appalling at times if she still hasn't remembered!
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Dec 15, 2007

    I was baptized September 20th,

    I was 14 years old and all, but about 3 people weren't against me getting baptized because of my age they wanted me to wait until I was 16 but I didn't why postpone God using me for his will
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 2, 2015

    As a Newborn In a Catholic Church

    I was baptized as a newborn into a Catholic Church.  My daughters on the other hand weren't baptized until they asked to be.  
    Francescanolonger Francescanolonger
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Dec 30, 2007

    Baptized With Christ:

    I have been baptized, and so has my 7 year old daughter too, We got Baptized with Christ last August at A 'lady's spa pool"!!! LOL! We actually went to a 'meeting'', and my friend shouts out at the end, "has anyone got a pool??? @ a lady shout's out 'yes" so we...
    Feflower Feflower
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2007

    First Swimming Lesson

    In the Greek Orthodox church, in which I was baptized but do not practice, they ***** you naked in front of EVERYONE and dunk ya!  That's how I was baptized!  I was about 5 months old , or so I'm told.  The traditions for baptism in the Greek church are strict...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    36-40
    May 26, 2008

    Very Much So

    I was baptized on July 24th, 1990, when i was two months and 4 days old. I have grown up in Christ all my life and am a very stong Lutheran..
    iGotMine8 iGotMine8
    18-21, F
    Dec 29, 2007

    3 Times

    One as a baby. Once in the Baptist Church. Ugh. And once in the Pentacostal Church. I'm sure the first one was great. Who knows what I was thinking. The last one was awesome. People were seeing visions, the church was off the hook that day.
    mbug44 mbug44
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2007

    Iam So Glad That I Have Gave My Life To The Lord

    and i do no that my name is writting in the book of lam  and i do no that iam going to heaven and not the  hell.
    susiehouston susiehouston
    56-60, F
    Jun 17, 2011

    In 1962

    See of Canterbury, no less. And it didn't work. Ha!
    chovhani chovhani
    46-50, F
    Sep 20, 2007

    I Was

    I was baptized at a small country church when I was only 10, a year after I was saved.  We actually went to a boyscout camp was were dunked in a lake!  I cried at first cuz I was scared.  I never went under water quite like that before.  But then afterwards...
    Valentine Valentine
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Oct 29, 2007

    Related Experiences

    Third experience was when I was 18 and working as a waitress. I often took the bus to and from work. Well, one night I was on the bus to go to the bus depot where my dad would pick...
    ShadowCat1988 ShadowCat1988
    26-30, F
    Apr 20
    I have been blocked!!! By ep... they are closing soon
    nocool nocool
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    These are stories left I am leaving in the archives that might be helpful to the betrayed spouses. Should you confront the affair partner? This is just my opinion, but the short...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    I have been rejected by almost everyone, almost all places I studied or worked. At the end you can't live a life with so much rejection and people laughing at you for being who you...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    Apr 19
    Hi, Up until today I had been in an emotionally abusive lesbian marriage, I am a lesbian but my ex wife was trans. I truly accepted her, I loved her, but I hated her actions...
    MyNameIsKhryssy MyNameIsKhryssy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    It could be anyone. It could be your mother, your sister or somebody you know. It could be your friend, it doesn't even have to be somebody you know. You could react anyway! You...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    4 Responses Apr 19
    I have been told this so many times. "I love you forever" "I'll be there for you always" but none really stepped up to prove it. Either they get tired too easily or isn't really...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    It's been three months since I discovered that my husband cheated on me. I chosed to stay because I thought we will be alright after all. But since then I felt I am not happy...
    AshleyFaith AshleyFaith
    26-30, F
    17 Responses Apr 19
    I have been told I do. I I don't find them to be spectacular. they are hazel so they change. I find that people with an agenda will talk about my eyes. I am suspicious of someone...
    DirtyRead DirtyRead
    36-40, M
    Apr 19
    So my husband cheated on me basically moved in with his chick and left me and his son behind so then he goes to jail with the girl get a 10 year sentence did 4 years( we weren't...
    hurtfuldecisions hurtfuldecisions
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 18
    I´ve even lived there for about two years. Although this is not the fault of Belgium I have to say that my time there was the most dangerous and worst one in my life.
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    I used to live in extreme poverty. (Well my family was as poor as residents in the UK get). This was from when I was 13 up until I was 16. I remember having no breakfast and...
    Itslauryn Itslauryn
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Apr 18
    ive been back in hospital & being referred to the burns unit for a skin craft on my arm.. i burnt myself in a moment of weakness. i gave in to the urges to hurt myself & im so...
    alyssiabeth alyssiabeth
    16-17, F
    Apr 16
    it's been almost five years for me and I think it's going to stay this way for some time. Certainly not ready to trust again.
    lostinthisworld83 lostinthisworld83
    31-35, F
    Apr 14
    in some ways I wish he would have done it to me. not him telling me what to do then me doing it to myself. because if he did it then I could blame him but I blame myself and it...
    Forevertired23 Forevertired23
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    I am verbally bullied when I was on my 1st and 2nd year in high school. That was pretty tough. Some people think it's nothing because "it's not physical", but that's a major reason...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 14
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. Is your spouse's cheating your fault...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. Is your spouse's cheating your fault...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    Apr 13
    I met him on here... He was perfect, kind, loving, receptive, different from anyone I have ever known before... He never had a relationship... Its easy to see how this happened...
    S33K3R S33K3R
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    seems people would prefer abandoning me rather then befriending me. even the people who told the false tale of being my friend and always sticking together had left me as well. it...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 13
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. One of the first things I would say...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    For those that have been betrayed, I want to leave stories in the archives that they might find helpful should they stumble across this site. One of the first things I would say...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    Apr 13
    This past few days have been rough. This isn't a short story, be aware. Over a year ago, my mother had been going through changes in her life. She was aging, and had not been...
    Wudugat Wudugat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Supervisor:"you've been here for quite some time now, you know this is a dead end job. What to you plan on doing with your life" Me: **** if I know dude (she's a woman)... Drugs...
    CouldBeAnybody CouldBeAnybody
    22-25, M
    Apr 12
    I haven't posted since 2014. Before the site goes into pause mode, I want to answer some questions and just talk to some interesting people.
    alexis05 alexis05
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    And their always know the sex of their baby I want to go to a gender reveal shower or I'll do that when every I have a baby its more of a surprise for everyone can be surprise with...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    Apr 11
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
More Stories