From Narnia to Middle Earth – Conversion Story of Michael Goodwin

September 2, 2015 | 6 responses

Since my childhood, I always loved C.S. Lewis’ stories about the adventures in Narnia. It was stories like the ones about Narnia that helped me realize that this was the way we usually come to understand the real and true things of life. As I began to wonder about who God is, I got introduced to characters such as Aslan, Mr. Tumnus, and Lucy. Through stories told creatively and beautifully, I came to not just know but also love the goodness and truth concerning God.

Fr. Jerry Brown: Former Episcopal Priest – The Journey Home

August 31, 2015 | one response

Father Jerry grew up in Napa, California. His mother had been Catholic but he was baptized Presbyterian. After his baptism, his parents never brought him back to church. As a teen, while on a tour in Austria, he had an encounter with God in Salzburg Cathedral. Upon his return, he told his father he wanted to […]

Pamela Sullivan: Former Assemblies of God – The Journey Home

August 24, 2015 | 2 responses

Pamela’s father was interested in many religions. She spent her first eight years in the Mormon church. Later they moved on to a Baptist congregation. When she was twelve she accepted Jesus but she didn’t really understand what she was doing. Her parents continued to church hop causing her to be very confused and without […]

Dr. Scott Sullivan: Former Evangelical – The Journey Home

August 17, 2015 | no responses

Scott was raised in a loving Non-denomination Evangelical Protestant home. In high school and college he fell away from the faith because he didn’t know any arguments to show him that Christianity was true. For a long time his life was centered on martial arts. While in college he began to ask the question, “What […]

Helping Them Home – Marcus Grodi

August 13, 2015 | 2 responses

Marcus Grodi shares some of the “science of conversion” and strategies for dialogue in his talk “Helping Them Home” given at Christendom College. Click here to access via iTunes U

Julie & Kevin Wynn: Former Seventh-day Adventists – The Journey Home

August 10, 2015 | no responses

Julie & Kevin were both raised Seventh-day Adventist (SDA). As young people they were taught that Christ’s return was imminent, they must worship on Saturday and follow the levitical dietary laws and that the Pope was the antichrist. One day, Kevin came across an Adventist website whose author was making arguments against Catholicism. At the end of the […]

Our Reconciliation with the Catholic Church

August 3, 2015 | 6 responses

by Jeff and Lois Heron Early years My (Jeff) parents provided a loving home for my four siblings and for me. We grew up on a small, working horse farm in Michigan’s thumb area. Our blue-collar household was characterized by a healthy work ethic, polite manners, and biblical morality. During my latter teen years, I […]

Matthew Christoff: A Former Pluralist and Relativist – The Journey Home

August 3, 2015 | no responses

Prior to his conversion, Matthew was a pluralist, believing that all religions had truth but no single religion had the “Truth.”  In the midst of a life-threatening battle with cancer, Matthew had a series of encounters with Jesus Christ that eventually led him to the Catholic Church. He was received into the Church in 2006. Since becoming […]

Michael Lofton: A Former Baptist & Presbyterian – The Journey Home

July 27, 2015 | no responses

Michael was born into a Christian family in the United State but at the age of two the family moved to Jerusalem. When he was four his parents divorced and his mother moved back to America and converted to Judaism. She moved back to Israel and he lived there until he was twelve, when he […]

Taking God out of My Pocket: A Journey from Methodism to Orthodoxy to Rome

July 20, 2015 | 43 responses

An Alaskan cruise introduced ordained Methodist minister Frank Johnson to the world of Orthodox Christianity. After being chrismated in the Greek Orthodox Church, the election of Pope Benedict XVI made Johnson question the lack of unity among Orthodox churches.

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