Paul was raised Jewish, with a Jewish father and a formerly Episcopal mother. At the age of 16, he gave his life to Jesus as his Messiah. After attending a Mennonite bible college and a Baptist seminary, he was ordained a Non-denominational minister. While working on the New International Standard Encyclopedia, he became interested in […]
Marcus and David answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. David grew up in a Conservative Jewish family in the Bronx. By the age of 15 he had lost his faith. He became involved in the left wing politics of the 1960′s. His first conversion was from liberal to conservative politics and becoming pro-life. […]
Steve and his wife were both brought up Southern Baptist. His wife is a preacher’s kid and they were married by her father. They were strong Evangelical Protestants with an emphasis on the Bible and good preaching. They became leaders in a “seeker friendly” Baptist congregation with entertaining music and enthusiasm. After visiting an Episcopal […]
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.