Life stories topic: Sin

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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Ellie (USA)

Meet Ellie Singer and actress Ellie Ellsworth tells her story of being trapped in a life of promiscuity until she professed her belief in Jesus. Jesus set her free from her addiction to sex. Ellie didn't hear the gospel growing up. She talks about how she got into her first sexual…

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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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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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Liz (USA)

Meet Liz Liz was brought up in the Lutheran church. She had a happy childhood and experienced success in adult years. She saw herself as a good person. God worked through the people around Liz to confront her, about whether she understood she was a sinner, and if she understood Jesus…

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Alix (USA)

Meet Alix Alix heard the gospel growing up but as a teenager, she rebelled against her parents and hung out with the wrong crowd. She started to have doubts about Christianity and pushed the church away. She describes having anger, and anger towards God. Alix feared her sin was too big…

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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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Grant (USA)

Meet Grant Grant shares how he was the class joker. In college years Grant's life became unstable, with heavy use of alcohol and the use of pornography. He talks about wasting money and accumulating debt. Grant became curious about Christianity, and once the gospel was explained to him, he was eager…

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Crystal (USA)

Meet Crystal Crystal describes instability in her teenage years, including a teen pregnancy, a party lifestyle, and multiple relationships with guys. Crystal shares how angry she felt towards God when her boyfriend was killed. Crystal became dependent on alcohol and was very troubled on the inside. That all changed for Crystal…

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