Mike was raised in a devout Southern Baptist home. The family had daily prayer and Scripture devotions led by his parents. About the age of 10, he began to listen to the pastor’s sermons and was put off by his fire and brimstone style of preaching. Eventually, he began to appreciate God’s love. While attending […]
Marcus and Tom answer open-line questions together from the audience. Tom grew up in Idaho. He was a seventh generation Mormon. As a Mormon missionary for two years, in Alabama, he began to see inconsistencies in Mormonism as well as conflicts with Scriptures. The witness of Christians sharing how Jesus Christ had changed their lives […]
As a child, Deal attended a Presbyterian Church at his mother’s promptings. In high school, after being witnessed to by a Southern Baptist friend, he accepted Jesus and joined the Baptist Church. After attending the University of Texas, where he was president of the Baptist student union, he enrolled in Princeton Theological Seminary and later […]
Bob was reared Baptist in a small town in Illinois. His first wife helped in leading him to Christ. For the next 37 years he helped pastor six different Foursquare Gospel and Independent Charismatic congregations. After his wife’s death, he married Anita, a life-long Catholic. Because his church did not accept Anita and that he […]
Marcus is joined by Fr. Gray bean, a former Baptist minister and Gordon Sibley, a former United Methodist minister for this special Christmas episode of the Journey Home. They reflect back on how they celebrated the Christmas holidays as Protestant ministers and how they do so now as Catholics.
Pam grew up in a God fearing Baptist home. She said her nightly prayers and faithfully attended church though college. He began to have questions about her faith because of her mother’s illness and subsequent death. She also began to have difficulties with the “behind the scenes” activities occurring in her Baptist congregation. Late one […]
Marcus and Mark answer open-line questions from the audience. Mark recounts his journey from a “southwest St. Louis theist” to his conversion to Christ and attending a Baptist and later a Methodist church. He reading of C. S. Lewis, among others, led him to seek the fullness of the truth, which in turn led him […]