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

May 7, 2001 | no responses

Marcus and Tim answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. 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 […]

Deacon David Hess: Revert from Non-denominationalism – The Journey Home Program

February 19, 2001 | no responses

Deacon David grew up Catholic, in upstate New York, but fell away from the Church in his early teens. After he was married, while attending a Marriage Encounter weekend that he first recognized the impact of this decision of leaving the Church. During one of the breaks, his wife, Charmaine, started crying. She broke down […]

Norman Dahlgren: Former Quaker – The Journey Home Program

July 9, 1999 | no responses

Norman was baptized and brought up as a Lutheran as a child in Chicago. After college he fell away from all faith after reading a biography of Martin Luther. After his experience in the Vietnam War he became a pacifist and joined the Society of Friends, better known as Quakers. Years later he went into […]

James Likoudis: Former Greek Orthodox – The Journey Home Program

March 19, 1999 | no responses

Jim was baptized and reared in the Greek Orthodox Church, a child of Greek immigrants. Very early he was confronted by the problem of both the Orthodox and the Catholic claiming to be the true Church. In his studies he discovered that in the first 1,000 years of the Church a primacy of honor as […]

Fr. Steve Gideon: Former Episcopal Priest – The Journey Home Program

January 29, 1999 | no responses

Fr. Gideon was brought up in a devout Methodist family. In college he began to attend the Episcopal church. Their liturgy, sacrament and emphasis of history drew him toward it. He saw it as a fuller expression of the Christian faith. He felt God’s call to ministry and was ordained an Episcopal priest and served […]