Upon This Rock — That Doesn’t Roll – Conversion Story of Dale Ahlquist

October 31, 2012 | 10 responses

Upon This Rock — That Doesn’t Roll by Dale Ahlquist He was called the “Father of Jesus Rock.” Everyone who was an Evangelical or Pentecostal Christian in the 1970s knew who he was. He wrote such songs as “I Wish We’d All Been Ready,” “U.F.O.,” “One Way,” “I Am a Servant,” and “Righteous Rocker, Holy […]

John L Barger: Former Atheist – The Journey Home Program

September 25, 2000 | no responses

John grew up in a nonreligious home. As a boy he wanted to know the truth. In high school he debated evangelical Christians. Their unquestioning appeal to scriptural authority he felt was circular reasoning. In college, he studied the philosophers, but their contradicting of each other led him to despair and atheism. He left college […]

Dale Ahlquist: Former Baptist – The Journey Home Program

March 12, 1999 | no responses

Dale was born in a devout Baptist home. His parent gave him a deep love of God and Scripture. As a young man he memorized whole books of the Bible. On his honeymoon in Rome, while first reading G. K. Chesterton, he began his journey, without knowing it, to the Catholic Church. Chesterton’s emphasis on […]