Our Reconciliation with the Catholic Church

August 3, 2015 | 3 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 […]

Preacher’s Kid & Catholic – Conversion Story of Denise Bossert

August 30, 2011 | 10 responses

The Christian tradition that emerged from John Wesley’s eighteenth-century Methodist movement has developed several branches. One of them is called the Wesleyan Church, and I was born into a family in that denomination. My parents met at a Bible college in Oskaloosa, Iowa. My father was studying to be a minister, and my mother was there to pick a husband out of the pool of future preachers.

Joe & Summer Allman: Wesleyans Who Became Catholics – The Journey Home Program

January 16, 2006 | no responses

Joe didn’t grow up in any religion. He say religion as a crutch. After he and Summer were married, in the 1960’s, they lived a hippies on a farm. While on vacation in the mountains with their children, Joe felt Jesus speak to him. He felt he had to find the Truth. Summer joined him […]

Doug Gonzales: A Nazarene Minister Who Became a Catholic – The Journey Home Program

April 12, 2004 | no responses

Doug’s parents were not hostile to religion, but it was his maternal grandmother who raised him to be a Fundamentalist Christian. Even though he had been baptized a Catholic as an infant in deference to his father’s mother. As a young man, he was deeply influenced by the tracts of Jack Chick and became quite […]

Patricia Bainbridge: Assembly of God Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

September 30, 2002 | no responses

Patricia was baptized in the Lutheran Church at age nine, though her father was a lapsed Catholic. As a young woman she “worshiped” the intellect and didn’t have time for God. A student led her to Christ and her husband eventually followed. As young Christians they were involved in several Christian communities, such as Presbyterian, […]