Logan Thompson


my name is Logan Thompson, I am a sophomore in high school, and this is my story.


It starts back in the beginning of this year. For about a month I was in a very dark place. I was depressed. I was cutting myself. No one in my family knew about this really. The only people that knew where the people at the boys and girls club. One night I was about to make another cut. That night was February 24th. The next day the boys and girls club had this thing called Awakened. It was a really big Awakened, and it’s really just a church service for people that don’t have a chance to go to church with their families. So we just go there. As soon as I stepped into the doors of that church I felt something different. I didn’t know what to call it at the time, but now I do. I felt peace. I felt love. I didn’t feel stressed or ashamed or anything else. I just felt wanted, loved, and not alone. On about the fourth song that they started playing, I broke down in tears. Everything just went away. Just gone. That night, one of my favorite staff at the boys and girls club was there. Her name was Katie Stanley. We sat down and talked for about one and a half to two hours about Jesus and everything he did. At the end of the night, I went home and I laid awake and I couldn’t stop thinking about that night and everything I felt. Monday came and Katie gave me a bible. For about two months straight after that I came back every single day with at least one question. We just talked it out until I figured it all out. On April 23, we went to Deer Park for another church thing. I felt almost the same thing I felt back in February.  I asked Katie to sit down with me, and we just sat down on the concrete and we just talked it out again. And that’s when I made the decision that I wanted Jesus in my heart. I haven’t been the same since.


About a month ago I was reading through Romans again, for like the fourth time and the thought of Baptism just jumped out at me and at the time I had already been contemplating getting baptized on my own without any help. I took reading about baptism as a sign that I really need to do this. And that’s why I am getting baptized.