Dr. Ross Porter: Former Presbyterian Elder Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

April 28, 2003 | no responses

Ross was raised a Baptist. He joined the Presbyterian Church, at 16, when his father, a Christian Scientist, became a Christian. As an adult, he first tried the world of business before heading back to school to obtain a Ph.D.in Clinical Psychology and eventually a M.Div. for Fuller Theological Seminary. After seminary he was ordained […]

Fr. Mark Wood: Baptist Who Became a Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

January 27, 2003 | no responses

Fr. Mark was raised in a Baptist household but as a teenager drifted from his faith, to the point of being an atheist. A Catholic friend invited him to a SEARCH retreat, where he committed his life to Jesus Christ. After the retreat he fervently attended his Baptist church and participated in many activities. However, […]

Lisa Weible Militello: A Southern Baptist Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

November 25, 2002 | no responses

Lisa was raised Southern Baptist, even though her father was a Lutheran. In her college days she became a lukewarm Christian, more and more explaining away her sins. This way of life culminated in a failed marriage and an abortion. Her father’s conversions to the Catholic faith, after a pilgrimage to Europe, began her journey […]

Stephen K. Ray: A Baptist Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

November 4, 2002 | no responses

Marcus and Steve answer open-line questions from the audience. Brought up Baptist, Steve was taught by his parents to love Jesus and the Bible. As he grew, the more he studied Scripture the more confused he became, because of the many contradictory teachings of committed Christians who relied on the Bible alone as their authority. […]

Rod Bennett: A Baptist Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

September 12, 2002 | no responses

Rod, a former Baptist, was received into the Catholic Church in 1996. He is best known as the author of “Four Witnesses”, a popular book on the early Church from Ignatius Press. He’s also the former editor of Wonder Magazine, and a freelance scribe whose writings have appeared in such national publications as Our Sunday […]

Fr. Richard Delzingaro: Non-denominational Minister Who Became a Catholic – The Journey Home Program

May 13, 2002 | no responses

Father Richard is a late vocation to the Barnabite Fathers in Bethlehem, PA. A child of a mixed Catholic and Protestant marriage, he was raised a Baptist but later joined the Quakers while in college. He was attracted by their stance on peace and justice issues. Though he was always searching, studying theology, it was […]

Bill Rutland: A Salvation Army & Baptist Minister Who Became Catholic

April 15, 2002 | no responses

Bill is both a former Salvation Army officer and a Southern Baptist minister. Brought up in Montgomery, AL, his future wife, though her witness, brought him to Jesus at the age of 26. His journey to the Catholic Church began when he discovered Thomas Merton’s “Seven Story Mountain.” His barriers to the Catholic faith began […]

Michael Cumbie: Charismatic Episcopal Priest Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

April 8, 2002 | no responses

Michael was raised a Southern Baptist in Alabama. At an early age he felt a calling to ministry. Through his college experiences he was introduced to Pentecostal spirituality. Ordained a Pentecostal minister he eventually encountered the Charismatic Episcopal Church and was ordained a priest in that denomination. His love deepened for the Catholic Church and, […]

Paul Jernberg: Swedish Baptist Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

March 18, 2002 | no responses

Paul is the grandchild of Swedish Baptists who fled persecution in Sweden. Through various encounters with Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche Communities, which work with the mentally ill and handicapped, he came to discover the Catholic Church. At the time of this airing, Paul was the Music Director at St. Mark’s Church, in Peoria, […]

Patty Bonds: Baptist Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

February 11, 2002 | no responses

Patty was born and raised in a staunchly Baptist family. Her father was the pastor. When she was six years old she asked Jesus to be her Lord and Savior. She continued to follow the Lord throughout her life coming into an even deeper relationship with God in the mid-90’s, when he called her to […]

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