Life stories topic: Death of someone

David (Germany)

Meet David David literally darkened his world, blocking out any light from entering his apartment. Depressed and grief-stricken from the death of his mother - God entered David's world - bringing His light, love and life. David talks about the devastating impact that the death of his mother had on him…

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Petra (Czech Republic)

Meet Petra Petra talks about her devastation when her mother died. She had called out to God to help, but when nothing happened, she thought about God no more. In her grief, she met some Christian friends and she was very drawn to their kindness. Over time, she realized that it…

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Craig (USA)

Meet Craig Craig describes going through the motions of religion and not knowing what was in the Bible. He attended a new church where he began to study the Bible. He understood what Jesus did for Him and placed all his trust in Jesus for the removal of his sins. Craig…

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Sarah (USA)

Meet Sarah Sarah became a Christian at a young age. She has experienced trauma and sorrow as an adult through the sudden death of her mother and suicide of her father. Her child was also born very premature. Throughout these tough times, Sarah held on to God's promises to her. God…

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Tricia (USA)

Meet Tricia Tricia shares how she grew up in a Christian home but pushed spiritual things away as a young adult. She talks about having a successful life with a good career and marriage. However, her world got turned upside down when her dad died, and her grandpa died shortly afterwards.…

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Matt (USA)

Meet Matt Matt didn't grow up in a Christian home. He experienced trauma as a teenager when his father died in an accident. Matt had bouts of depression at college and turned to alcohol. After he met his wife, they both started attending church. Matt says it was simply box ticking.…

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Jodi (USA)

Meet Jodi Jodi describes growing up around the gospel without ever really understanding it. She encountered tragedy when her dad died, and her grandma's health deteriorated to the point that she couldn't recognise family. Jodi was struck by how close her grandma was to Jesus, and her certainty about heaven. God…

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Scott (USA)

Meet Scott Scott describes how we grew up going to church and learning about all the stories in the Bible. He talks about how he lived a Christian life but he didn't really understand it. As an adult, he stopped caring about church and wasn't interested in Jesus. God worked through…

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Terran (South Africa)

Meet Terran Terran formed a friendship in his childhood with another kid, Nathan, who was a Christian. Terran knew early on that there was something different about Nathan which appealed to him. Terran's father died during his teenage years and he talks about how Nathan gave him support while his non-Christian…

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Amanda (USA)

Meet Amanda Amanda shares how she grew up in a religious environment but didn't personalize what Jesus had done for her until an adult. Amanda speaks of her sorrow losing a newborn to a fatal disease and the pain of a miscarriage. God helped Amanda process these hard times. She has…

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