Gary Hoge: A Catholic Who Was An Atheist Then Baptist – The Journey Home Program

July 26, 2004 | no responses

Gary was baptized in the Methodist Church when he was six month old but his parents soon stopped attending church. The little he knew of Christianity was from his father reading bedtime Bible stories to him. In high school and college he was an atheist but he wasn’t militant about is lack of belief. He […]

Fr. Mark Wood: Baptist Who Became a Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

January 27, 2003 | no responses

Fr. Mark was raised in a Baptist household but as a teenager drifted from his faith, to the point of being an atheist. A Catholic friend invited him to a SEARCH retreat, where he committed his life to Jesus Christ. After the retreat he fervently attended his Baptist church and participated in many activities. However, […]

Marcus Grodi: The Verses I Never Saw: The Journey Home Program

December 16, 2002 | no responses

In this episode of the Journey Home, Marcus discusses the “Verses He Never Saw” when he was a Protestant. These were passages of the Bible that were difficult or impossible to understand as a Protestant and only are understandable in their fullness from a Catholic perspective. He talks about Hebrews 6:4; 1 Timothy 3:15; 2 […]

Dr. Chris Williams: Non-Denominational Evangelical Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

November 26, 2001 | no responses

Chris was reared in a Christian home. He always had a sense of Christ being near him. Growing up he had many Catholic friends and he never had any anti-Catholic prejudices. He attended Oral Roberts University. After meeting his Catholic future wife and believing that the family should have one faith he joined the Catholic […]

Ned South: Former Episcopal Priest – The Journey Home Program

October 1, 2001 | no responses

Ned and Marcus answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. Ned was a cradle Episcopalian. He parents were very active in his parish. His high school he felt called to ministry but put it off until he was in his 30’s. It wasn’t until he was in seminary that he came into a deep […]

James Cope: Former Lutheran Minister – The Journey Home Program

October 16, 2000 | no responses

Jim grew up in a Lutheran family on a dairy farm in northern Ohio, but he didn’t have a real relationship with God. His journey of faith began while stationed, in the Army, in Korea, where he discovered his sinfulness and God’s grace. Upon his return to the States he felt a call to the […]

Dr. Eduardo Echeverria: Revert from Calvinism & Anglicanism – The Journey Home Program

August 4, 2000 | no responses

Marcus and Eduardo answer open-line questions from the audience. Eduardo was born in Mexico but his family moved to New York when he was little. He was baptized and catechized a Catholic but he never thought the Church was relevant in his live. While on a vacation in Europe, when he was 20, he was […]

Jimmy Akin: Former Presbyterian – The Journey Home Program

July 21, 2000 | no responses

James (these days he’s goes by Jimmy) was born in south Texas and grew up in the Ozarks in Arkansas. When he was little he parents attended the Church of Christ but stopped attending when he was about five. In high school he became involved in the New Age movement. In his early 20′s he […]

Dr. Scott Hahn: Former Presbyterian Minister – The Journey Home Program

April 14, 2000 | no responses

Scott Hahn gave his life to Christ in high school. He soon became a convinced Calvinist. In seminary some thought he out-calvined Calvin. While teaching a Bible class, as a minister, a student asked him, “Where in the Bible does the Bible teach that it is the sole rule of faith?” Unable to give a solid answer he began an in-depth study, which would lead him Home to the Catholic Church.

Tim Staples: Former Assemblies of God Youth Minister – The Journey Home Program

August 14, 1998 | no responses

Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, he came back to faith in Christ during his late teen years through the witness of Christian televangelists. While in the Marine Corps, he became involved in ministry with various Assemblies of God communities. During his final year in […]