David Mills: An Episcopalian Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

December 9, 2002 | no responses

As a young boy, David had no interest in faith. In his New England college town, he belonged to a Marxist Boy Scout troop. After coming into contact with a tough but loving faithful Baptist deacon, he was introduced to godliness. Upon reading the “Lord of the Rings,” by J. R. R. Tolkien, he began […]

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. […]

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, […]

Kimberly Hahn: Presbyterian Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

June 3, 2002 | no responses

Marcus and Kimberly answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. Kimberly was brought up in Cincinnati, in a loving Evangelical Presbyterian family. Her father was the pastor of a popular Presbyterian congregation. Unbeknownst to her, Kimberly’s journey to the Catholic Church began when she learned the truth about artificial birth control while attending seminary. […]

Fr. Ray Ryland: Episcopal Priest Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

April 1, 2002 | no responses

Marcus and Father Ray answer open-line questions. Father  Ray was brought up in the Disciples of Christ denomination. After serving in the Pacific during World War II, Fr. Ray attended seminary and was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1950. Ministering in that denomination for over a decade, both he and his wife, Ruth, were led […]

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 […]

Dean Henderson: Former Anglican Priest – The Journey Home Program

August 27, 2001 | no responses

Dean was raised outside of any Christian church. He was introduced to Christ, as a teen, through Young Life. Once he accepted the Lord Jesus, he never turned back, eventually attending seminary and being ordained an Anglican priest in Canada. Very soon he discovered that there was a need to defend the essentials of the […]

Nancy Montgomery: Revert from Cultural Catholic – The Journey Home Program

May 28, 2001 | no responses

Nancy was an average cradle Catholic. As a teen her beliefs were more influenced by popular culture than the Catholic faith. She had no true understanding of the Faith. God was a distant concept approached only during times of stress or difficulty. While battling depression and panic attacks she had an encounter with the Lord […]

Paul Swope: Former New Age – The Journey Home Program

December 11, 2000 | no responses

Paul was not brought up in any church. When he was 14 he became deeply involved in Transcendental Meditation. After college he decided to hitchhike around the world. While in Switzerland, he discovered the L’Abri community, of Francis Schaeffer, which began to open his heat God. After returning home, he discovered C. S. Lewis and […]

Dr. Dale Peterson, MD: Former Presbyterian – The Journey Home Program

October 30, 2000 | no responses

Dale grew up a nominal Christian family. At the age of 15 he decided he wanted to be a physician. In college and medical school he would sometimes attend a Unitarian church. After marrying, he and his wife thought they should attend church for their three children. After several years he realized that he needed […]

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