Story 425

Story 425

When I was four years old, I had a dream about Jesus. Neither of my parents were born-again believers, and we never went to church. With that as a backdrop, I had the following dream: It was a dark, stormy night. I was kneeling in the mud, furiously trying to complete...
Story 424

Story 424

For anyone who feels down, struggling, hurt, insecure, feel worthless, I know what you are going through. I will pray for you. God has a plan for you. You just have to be ready to listen. I thought 13 years ago I had found my faith and I wouldn’t ever let that...
Story 423

Story 423

My whole life I watched my parents in the church and watched what church was all about. My parents raised me to know who Jesus was and the importance of accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. That was introduced to me the minute they could communicate with...
Story 422

Story 422

I was told about God as a child. Went to different churches along the way with friends or family. Then I put my faith in Jesus Christ while on vacation to visit family in the country at 10 or so. That’s where I learned the fear of God, and I prayed every night...
Story 421

Story 421

God transformed me from an alcoholic teenager with a penchant for girls and a poor self esteem to a pastor and chaplain working with people at the end of their lives. I interact with people every day who have come face to face with the fact that they are out of time...
Story 420

Story 420

I grew up in the home of an educator. My dad was a school teacher and then a principal. My mom was a substitute teacher and worked in education my entire life growing up. I’ve got a younger sister and an older sister. My grandfather was and remains a pastor in the...
Story 419

Story 419

My walk with Jesus began in California, the state I was born in. I was born into a family that had Christian beliefs, but that was about as far as it went. We were not a church going family. Sure we would attend for special events such as Easter, but we did not serve...
Story 415

Story 415

Being a good person, going to church regularly and being baptized as a child. I thought that’s all I had to do to go to heaven – that as long as the good outweighed the bad, I was fine. It wasn’t until middle school, when I attended a Youth for Christ...
Story 414

Story 414

I grew up in a family of church attenders. My parents were faithful to take me to Sunday school and church on a very regular basis where I learned a lot of Bible stories. However, we never spoke of God or the Bible in our home. It was just what we did on Sunday...
Story 413

Story 413

It was a report from Russian aviators that God used to help me see His truth! My parents raised us to be faithful in our church attendance. After high school, I finished three years of nursing school and left my parents, three sisters, a brother, and the farm home to...