Life stories topic: My Christian life

Iranian Jewish Man (Iran)

This Iranian Jewish man first heard Jesus talked about when he went to the US. At the time he was offended but intrigued by people's faith in Jesus. While reading the Jewish scriptures, God used Isaiah chapter 53 to open his heart that Jesus is the Messiah, the Lamb who was…

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Deb and Dave (USA)

Meet Deb and Dave Deb placed her faith in Jesus Christ as a child. When she met Dave as a young adult, Dave did not know God personally. Dave asked Deb if she would date him. She said no but redirected Dave to undertake a Bible study. Following the Bible study,…

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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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Bryan (USA)

Meet Bryan Bryan describes how he went to church as a kid but never really heard about sin. When he did hear the gospel he was angry and upset because he found it hard to accept he was a sinner. But God drew Bryan to himself and he accepted Jesus' work…

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Tony (USA)

Meet Tony Tony grew up in a Christian home. He thought accepting Jesus' work on the cross was only about getting to heaven. Tony shares that he was prideful and self-righteous in the past in regards to his spirituality, and couldn't see his own sin. Tony describes how God matured his…

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Matt (USA)

Meet Matt Matt shares how his worry about hell pushed him to pray a prayer and ask God to save him when he was 12. God worked through circumstances to show Matt that he did not have a real relationship with Jesus, the way a family member did. It took time…

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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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Josh (USA)

Meet Josh Josh grew up in a Christian home and thought he was a Christian. As a younger guy he felt unhappy with church life and started pushing it away. He lived in different parts of the US, and experienced financial problems. He shares that he had a problem with alcohol.…

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Jess (South Africa)

Meet Jess Jess says she was a liberal and grew up in a home where all religion was shunned. At age 16, Jess attended a church and found identity, love and acceptance. Jess talks about her new identity in Christ as a result of believing in Him. She talks about the…

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Devlin (South Africa)

Meet Devlin Devlin says his story is all about looking for fulfillment. As a teenager, he tried different things to feel full such as achieving at school and partying. None of these satisfied. Devlin also struggled growing up because of his parent's divorce. He felt anger towards God and had difficulties…

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