Life stories topic: The Gospel (God’s message to the world)

Joseph (USA)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nU657PN6--c Meet Joseph Joseph tells his story of growing up as a Mormon and priding himself on his religious deeds, but the Bible showed him he needed Jesus' righteousness, freely available to him by believing in Jesus' substitutionary death. Joseph grew up in a Mormon home and took his religion very…

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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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Steve (USA)

Meet Steve Steve describes the tragedy of his mother dying while he was a baby, and his father's alcoholism and inability to care for him and his siblings. As a young person, Steve developed an addiction to alcohol. His marriage failed and his life spun out of control. Steve remarried and…

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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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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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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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Robin (UK)

Meet Robin Robin is a well-known cricket commentator. He became interested in Christianity through a friend and was intrigued by Christ's offer to join His kingdom. But Robin confesses that he didn't take God seriously until after he went through voice cancer. He surrendered his life to Christ, he is now…

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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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Josh (USA)

Meet Josh Josh has known God from a young age. He is certain he is going to heaven because he has trusted in Jesus' work alone to make him right with God. For a while as a young man, Josh drifted away from God. He lacked passion about spiritual things and…

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Roger and Sharon (USA)

Meet Roger and Sharon Roger shares that his father passed away while he was a boy. They both describe irregular church attendance as a young married couple. Roger knew the gospel but didn't want to give his life to Christ. Sharon knew Jesus had died for her, but didn't understand how…

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