Kurt Hoover: Former Wesleyan Methodist – The Journey Home

October 5, 2015 | no responses

Kurt grew up in a very devout Wesleyan Methodist home. His grandfather was a minister in that denomination. At the age of 16, with the assistance of several men in his congregation, he made a deep commitment to a life of faith in Jesus Christ and was baptized. As a young man, through his experience […]

An Unexpected Swim… Home – Conversion Story of Jim Dodge, D.W.S.

October 5, 2015 | 21 responses

Suddenly wet and amused by the mystery of it all, how did I find myself in the Tiber stroking against the currents toward Rome? I had no intention of becoming Catholic. Though my intentions were to love and serve God with every sinew of my existence, I surmised it would be within my Protestant convictions. […]

Deacon Jeffrey Lewis: Former Episcopalian – The Journey Home

September 28, 2015 | 3 responses

Deacon Jeffrey grew up in an Episcopal parish, in Maine, where his family had worshiped for many years. His faith in God was very personal and didn’t depend much on the local faith community, but in collegeit faded away. After he married an Irish Catholic girl, both of their faiths continued to be compartmentalized, attending church […]

A Baptist Introvert to Catholic Convert – Conversion Story of John Litteral

September 21, 2015 | 2 responses

Before Finding Christianity I didn’t grow up in church and never went consistently until I was twenty-three years old.  I attended church only a handful of times growing up and the times I went I don’t recall listening to what was preached, nor did I have any sort of interest in it.  Even though my […]

Ulf & Birgitta Ekman: Former Charismatic/Non-Denominational – The Journey Home

September 14, 2015 | one response

Ulf was a restless secular teenager. He turned his life to Christ from the witness of a friend. Birgitta was born in India to Methodist missionary parents. Ulf and Birgitta met at university, while Ulf was studying for ministry in the Lutheran Church. After they were married they were both active in the Charismatic renewal. […]

From Narnia to Middle Earth – Conversion Story of Michael Goodwin

September 2, 2015 | 5 responses

Since my childhood, I always loved C.S. Lewis’ stories about the adventures in Narnia. It was stories like the ones about Narnia that helped me realize that this was the way we usually come to understand the real and true things of life. As I began to wonder about who God is, I got introduced to characters such as Aslan, Mr. Tumnus, and Lucy. Through stories told creatively and beautifully, I came to not just know but also love the goodness and truth concerning God.

Fr. Jerry Brown: Former Episcopal Priest – The Journey Home

August 31, 2015 | one response

Father Jerry grew up in Napa, California. His mother had been Catholic but he was baptized Presbyterian. After his baptism, his parents never brought him back to church. As a teen, while on a tour in Austria, he had an encounter with God in Salzburg Cathedral. Upon his return, he told his father he wanted to […]

Dr. Scott Sullivan: Former Evangelical – The Journey Home

August 17, 2015 | no responses

Scott was raised in a loving Non-denomination Evangelical Protestant home. In high school and college he fell away from the faith because he didn’t know any arguments to show him that Christianity was true. For a long time his life was centered on martial arts. While in college he began to ask the question, “What […]

Julie & Kevin Wynn: Former Seventh-day Adventists – The Journey Home

August 10, 2015 | no responses

Julie & Kevin were both raised Seventh-day Adventist (SDA). As young people they were taught that Christ’s return was imminent, they must worship on Saturday and follow the levitical dietary laws and that the Pope was the antichrist. One day, Kevin came across an Adventist website whose author was making arguments against Catholicism. At the end of the […]

Our Reconciliation with the Catholic Church

August 3, 2015 | 5 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 […]

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