Life stories topic: God and me

Paul (Scotland)

Meet Paul Paul, from an economically deprived area of Scotland, shares how he went from being a "hopeless" drug and alcohol addict to a lover of Jesus and trainee church planter. Paul grew up in a housing scheme with many social problems. At the time of high-school he started dabbling in…

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Joni (USA)

Meet Joni Joni talks about life with Jesus after a freak accident that left her quadriplegic. Joni was a very athletic kid. She heard the gospel as a girl, and knew she couldn't make it to heaven by her own efforts. So she received Jesus as her Lord and Savior. Before…

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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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Jimmy (USA)

Meet Jimmy Jimmy has a background of outstanding intellectual achievement and career success. Yet he says those things all fade compared to knowing Jesus Christ his Savior. Jimmy was brought up in the Jewish faith, yet an encounter with a Christian at College - resulted in Jimmy seeing himself as a…

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Adam (USA)

Meet Adam Adam says he has always wanted to be successful and a high achiever. As a teen, he discovered that God wanted a relationship with him, so he trusted in the work of Jesus Christ to make him right with God. Adam talks about how he became proudful about his…

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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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Meredith (USA)

Meet Meredith Merideth knew the gospel growing up but into adult years she describes pushing God away and following sinful choices. She had doubts about God, and life got close to breaking point for her through a set of circumstances. Following her marriage and becoming a mom, Merideth started attending a…

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Nick (USA)

Meet Scott Nick talks about his Catholic upbringing and the rejection and emotional pain he encountered from two relationship failures and two job losses. Nick and his wife attended a church where they heard the gospel and people share their testimonies. Nick has placed all his trust in Jesus' work for…

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Jamie (USA)

Meet Jamie Jamie describes a stable upbringing, but life for her changed after she got involved in an unhealthy adult relationship. She turned away from her parents and lived in very challenging circumstances with her boyfriend and his family. Jamie shares the hardships and verbal abuse she suffered, including the pressure…

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David (USA)

Meet David David describes a very traumatic upbringing which made him think God couldn't exist. David joined the army and devoted his life to it. He shares how he hated Christians and Christianity. However, God intervened in David's life and through a radio broadcast, God opened David's eyes so he could…

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