Story 725

Story 725

I grew up in a Christian home and accepted Christ when I was in fourth grade. I was baptized about a year or two later. In middle school, youth group leaders would often speak of testimonies and I always looked back on my “cookie-cutter Christian” story to how I came...
Story 723

Story 723

I grew up in a family that attended church regularly. I was raised in the Methodist church. When we weren’t at home in Wichita to attend services on Sunday, we were usually in Winfield, Kansas visiting my grandparents and attending their church in Hackney; Hackney...
Story 722

Story 722

I was born and raised in a Christian home and came to know Jesus as my Lord and Savior at the young age of five. At this time, I did not fully grasp what being a Christian meant and only knew that I did not want to go to hell. As I got older, I began to realize what...
Story 721

Story 721

As I begin the story of my journey, I want to note that I have realized over the years that Jesus was always with me, I just couldn’t see or hear Him. Without Jesus, I couldn’t know real love or peace. I am also unable to learn what is truly right and wrong. My life...
Story 720

Story 720

I have more or less attended church in some sort of fashion for the entirety of my life. My father, grandfather, and many uncles are all pastors. Being in church kind of runs in the family. I originally gave my life to Christ when I was six years old. I don’t...
Story 719

Story 719

I was at McDonald’s on April Fool’s Day standing in line…21 years old, and looking great on the outside, but inside I was miserable. As usual, I was feeling empty and lonely and unloved. The guy standing next to me was Bob, who I met as I walked by him and...
Story 718

Story 718

I accepted God’s free gift of salvation when I was six years old during Vacation Bible School at Holt’s Baptist Church in Morristown, Tennessee. I heard the gospel presentation that is normally presented during VBS, and I responded to the Lord calling me...
Story 717

Story 717

I was raised in a Catholic family by very loving parents. I went to church and religion classes six days a week my entire 12 years of school. However, my life before Christ was filled with a lot of sin and misunderstanding. I was the youngest of ten children, and...
Story 716

Story 716

My Name is Farshad and I am originally from Iran. I was raised as a Muslim and lived most of my childhood in fear of Allah punishing me lest I make any mistakes. I grew up with lots of questions about my religion, but most of them became offensive and a threat to...
Story 715

Story 715

As a child of 7 or 8 years old, my grandmother led my sister and I in the Salvation Prayer. Our hearts were broken for Jesus, who she said had suffered and died on the cross for our sins, so He could save us. And with sincere and believing hearts, as much as any child...