Dr. Charles Spivak: Atheist Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

December 3, 2001 | no responses

Born and raised Catholic, Dr. Spivak slowly lost his faith as a teen and collegian. He did not leave the Church in anger. He just could not find any reason to believe in God. In college and medical school he adopted atheism and secular materialism as his philosophy of life. He was eventually brought back […]

Joseph Pearce: Former Nominal Anglican – The Journey Home Program

November 19, 2001 | no responses

Joseph was born in the East End of London. As an embittered and angry young man the racial politics and ideology of the Skinheads appealed to him. He eventually became involved in the involved in the anti-Catholic and Masonic Society of Orange Men. Later he began to look to alternatives to both Communism and Capitalism. […]

Doug Keck: Former Cultural Catholic – The Journey Home Program

May 14, 2001 | no responses

Doug was raised Catholic in New York and always considered himself Catholic. During high school in the early 1970’s, the focus began to change to give him the impression that being a Catholic was to be a good person. In college, he believed that everyone was okay. It didn’t matter what you believed or what […]

Carolyn Kollegger: Revert from Secularism – The Journey Home Program

March 26, 2001 | no responses

Carolyn was baptized as a Catholic and went to Catholic grade school but was not raised in the faith at home. At a very young age she started modeling and acting. After winning the Miss Ohio pageant she went to New York and to begin her acting career. In the midst of success she felt […]

Dr. Benjamin Wiker: Former United Methodist – The Journey Home Program

February 26, 2001 | no responses

Dr. Wiker grew up in a United Methodist home but there was no dramatic encounter with Christ until he went to college. Through his discovery of the great books, his mind began to be opened to truth and beauty. As he continued his studies in graduate school, the extreme liberalism of the seminary he attended, […]

Deacon David Hess: Revert from Non-denominationalism – The Journey Home Program

February 19, 2001 | no responses

Deacon David grew up Catholic, in upstate New York, but fell away from the Church in his early teens. After he was married, while attending a Marriage Encounter weekend that he first recognized the impact of this decision of leaving the Church. During one of the breaks, his wife, Charmaine, started crying. She broke down […]

Craig St Clair: Former Secularist – The Journey Home Program

January 15, 2001 | no responses

Craig was brought up without any religious background or formation. There was no opposition to any faith but completely secular environment. At the same time his parents taught him Christian values but without any faith. In high school be began to ask, “What is truth? How do you find truth?” In college, he began to […]

Allen Levine: Convert from Judaism – The Journey Home Program

November 20, 2000 | no responses

Al came from a secular Jewish family that had not been religious for several generations. Religion was not an aspect of his life. Even so, as a boy, he had a sense of the presence of God. In the 1980’s, he worked for the Soviet embassy. After a friend was executed for espionage in Moscow […]

Steven W. Mosher: Former Secular Humanist – The Journey Home Program

April 28, 2000 | no responses

Steven, as a boy, was a Lutheran but lost his faith in college. For the next 20 years he was a secular humanist and an atheist. While in the Far East during the Vietnam War he became fascinated with Oriental Culture. While in China, he witnessed China’s one child policy, including forced abortions and sterilizations. […]

Gloria Thomas: – Former Baptist – The Journey Home Program

March 31, 2000 | no responses

Gloria was brought in the Baptist church in Kentucky. In college she lost her faith, because she had no foundation to defend the faith. After several years, the misery of her life brought her to her knees and back to Jesus. She had been studying modern art in New York. After her conversion she turned […]

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