Jay grew up in a Presbyterian family in Texas. He credits his best friend growing up, who was Church of Christ, with his knowledge of the Bible. When he went off to college he experienced a crisis of faith from the challenges he met in class. The writings of C. S. Lewis and the Holy Spirit brought him back from the […]
During Christmas vacation in December of 1997, my wife and I were spending the holidays with her family. At one of my sister-in-law’s homes I found a book sitting on the coffee table called Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic about a fundamentalist/evangelical Christian who had become Catholic. I thought it was a joke book. I had never heard of anyone who became Catholic. In fact, all the Catholics I knew were now Protestants. While there had been times when I was younger that I would have described myself as anti-Catholic, I had long since gotten over that. I no longer saw the Catholic Church as evil, only irrelevant.
Father Donald was a nominal Episcopalian living the wild life as a teenager. He was so bad that the government of Japan kicked him out of the country. After his parents became Catholic, through the witness of a Filipino lady, he was converted to Christ through reading a book on the apperitions of the Blessed Virgin […]
Janet was a fallen-away Catholic in early 1989 when she met Father Frank Pavone shortly after the newly ordained priest was assigned to her family’s parish in Staten Island, N.Y. Through his patience and witness to the truths of the Catholic faith, she returned home to the Church. Janet is now Executive Director of Priests […]
Dr. Thomas Howard and his wife Lovelace talk with Marcus about Dr. Howard being the first guest ever on the Journey Home. He and Lovelace give short versions of their journey to the Catholic Church from the Episcopal Church.
Steven was a secular humanist studying at Stanford University. In 1979, he visited China and witnessed first hand their One Child Policy, with its forced abortions. He became Pro-life and, upon returning to America, attempted to spread the horrors of China’s policy to the humanist community. They were not interested in what he had to […]
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 […]
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. […]