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A new me

by Catherine Orsborne Hi, my name is Catherine, and I was saved in 1986 at the age of twenty-six. Although I had asked Jesus to come into my heart several years earlier in a Bible camp, I later realized I did not really understand what I was doing but was just afraid of go tooContinue Reading

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Agnostic Finds Truth

by Brian Disney Hi. My name is Brian Disney. I have a master’s degree in electrical engineering, did doctoral work in bio-medical engineering, and have a doctorate in education. I am the past director for standards for a large corporation, was involved in the Mars Mariner project, am a member of three honorary fraternities forContinue Reading

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All I Need to Know

by Ellen Ryan For twenty years I believed I was saved. When I was two, I “asked Jesus into my heart” and was baptized shortly after that. Over the years I learned more about the Bible and Biblical principles. Prophecy was my favorite subject, and I learned so much I thought I knew when theContinue Reading

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Alone with God

by Kyndel Kovach Society around us constantly informs us that everyone is different. Yet we all have one basic similar need—something to fill the emptiness inside of us. Each of us experiences it at times. Maybe we don’t feel it when we’re out having fun with friends or studying for a big exam, but whenContinue Reading

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Atheist believes in the Bible

by Patrick R. Briney, Ph.D. I am a converted atheist. I went through the stages of believing in God then wondering if there was a God then not believing in Him, then wondering again, and finally believing in Him. My personal journey is like many others, and perhaps like yours, a search for answers andContinue Reading

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Being a Christian is more than Bible Stories

by Lauren Blake Hi! My name is Lauren Albertson. I attend Mission Boulevard Baptist Church, and I’d like to share with you a true story about how I met my best friend. I’ve grown up in a Christian home and gone to church all my life. I grew up hearing stories about Jonah and theContinue Reading

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Believing in God is my own decision

by Tammi Lea I grew up all my life in a Christian home where we went to church every Sunday. I knew a lot about the Bible, and I knew how to act religious. There were two times when I was young that I said that I put my trust in God. The first wasContinue Reading

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Break A Leg!

by Nick Cogan Ever since I was five, I have regularly attended church. I was always a rowdy kid who wanted to be the center of attention. I never really paid much attention in church (to the sermons anyway, because me and my friends would be busy joking around in the back). I never reallyContinue Reading

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Cancer … Twice, A Survivor’s Testimony

by Pat Briney When the doctor mentioned the word cancer, I was mentally numb. Could it be true? A swirling tug of war of questions and answers raced through my mind as I began to adjust to the news. My first daughter had just been born, and my life was so wonderfully full and active.Continue Reading

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Everything Yet Nothing

by Krystal Kovach Have you ever felt like you had just about everything, but in your heart you had nothing? I did! I grew up in a loving home with wonderful, Christian parents. We weren’t rich, but they provided what we needed, and, for the most part, we were happy. I had just about everythingContinue Reading

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Falling out with the Wrong Crowd

by Thomas Dougan I grew up in a Christian home, and like many kids who also grew up in Christian homes, I gave a profession of faith many times. I grew up in church my whole life, but I never gave too much thought to my own salvation. About the time I turned 15, IContinue Reading

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Finding Christ at age Eighteen

by Freda Baschab Hi! My name is Freda and I would like to share my story with you. I grew up on the West coast in sunny California. At the age of 13, I got involved in using and dealing drugs, plus every wicked thing you could imagine. At the age of 18, just outContinue Reading

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Flower Child or God’s Child

by Taunya Parker Awakened by the snapping of twigs, I snuggled down in my sleeping bag cradled in a twine cot. About ten feet away, Dad knelt beside his carefully-arranged wood which now had a small flame licking up to a point that released a steady stream of smoke to the top of the teepeeContinue Reading

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Flying High Takes Trust

by Ruth Ann Leonard. I was born in Warsaw, New York. I grew up in Lincoln, NE in a Christian home. My parents taught me about Jesus and how he died on a cross for me and became alive again. I went to church. I learned that I am a sinner (Romans 3:23), that theContinue Reading

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From Vice to Victory!

by George Kovach Hello. My name is George Kovach, and I am a born-again Christian. Let me tell you my story. My Dad was a non-practicing Catholic, and my mother a non-practicing Methodist, so my brother and sister, and I were not raised in church, even after my parents divorced and we moved in withContinue Reading

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Gift shop owner receives gift of life

by Kelley Fagan Before I was saved, I lived a life full of sin. I used to drink, party, lie, steal, cuss, and worst of all, I took God’s name in vain so many times. I knew it wasn’t right, but not knowing the Lord as my personal savior, it didn’t really bother me. IContinue Reading

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God Answered My Prayer

by Tsubasa Nomura I was born in Okinawa, Japan. My father is a missionary. He had started a mission in Okinawa before I was born. I was born in Christian family, so I’ve gone to church every Sunday ever since I could remember. I learned to sing hymns and read the Bible, but these wereContinue Reading

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Heaven Bound

by Colleen Miyoko Briney Heaven bound. That’s where I’m headed. Heaven, that place where God lives and all those that have accepted His gift of salvation through Jesus Christ. Sound too good to be true? And how can I be so sure? I John 5:13 says that you can know you have eternal life ifContinue Reading

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I Was Dead Wrong!

by Alicia Deavens When I was younger, my family use to go to church every Sunday. I developed this idea that the things I learned were for Sunday’s only. I should act good on Sundays and Monday through Friday I could do what I wanted. I also had the idea that since God was soContinue Reading

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I Was Going to Hell

by Josh Crawford I know, 100% for sure, without a doubt that if I were to die tonight I would go to heaven. I haven’t always known this, nor has it always been true. At one time, I was actually going to hell. Let me tell you how I came to the point that IContinue Reading

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In Search of Water

by John McLarty I was born in the flat lands of West Texas in 1951. I would say I had a great childhood with no big problems. As a teen I began to experiment with the lifestyles common to the late sixties. In 1972 I moved to Northwest Arkansas to ‘live off the land.’ MyContinue Reading

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Lawyer finds Christ

by Charles Roberts Hello. My name is Charles Roberts, and I am a born-again Christian. I became a born again Christian on February 25, 2000. This is my story. I was first baptized into the Baptist church at age five, but it wasn’t until I had reached the age of forty-two that I genuinely acceptedContinue Reading

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Meeting Christ Via Basketball

by Sharrah Moss I came to Fayetteville in the Summer of 1996 to play basketball and attend Fayetteville Christian School. At that time, I was a catholic, and as far as I was concerned, I was going to heaven because I had been baptized as an infant, went to a good Catholic church, and forContinue Reading

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More than Bible knowledge needed to be saved

by Audrey Saldivar I grew up in a family that valued God and His Word, so that from a young age, I was acutely aware of right and wrong and what the Bible had to say about such matters. However, even though I knew what was wrong, I still willingly chose to do wrong things.Continue Reading

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My Best Friend’s Name is Jesus

by Windsor Dutton I was ‘brought up’ in a Christian family. Hold On…don’t stop reading this tract just because every other testimony in this galaxy starts out with that sentence…it gets more interesting. As I was saying, I have technically been going to church since I was conceived. I grew up watching Christian TV andContinue Reading

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No Doubt

by Zack Blake I hold as fact that there is no greater agony in all the world than for a person to be unsure about where he or she will spend eternity…whether in heaven or in hell. Although there is no reason to remain in doubt, many do, and I have a great deal ofContinue Reading

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Not a Sunday Christian

by Lucy Cavanaugh I am nineteen years old, and a freshman at the University of Arkansas, majoring in journalism with an interest in public relations/advertising. I am a Christian, and I don’t mean a Sunday morning Christian. I have grown up and church and tried to just “talk the talk” and “play the game.” GrowingContinue Reading

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Saved from drugs and more!

by Dennis Fagan I was saved February 1996 at 34 years of age, but I made a profession of faith when I was about 8 years old. I grew up going to church every time the doors were opened. They always preached on heaven and hell, and if you weren’t saved, you would go toContinue Reading

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Scientist believes the Bible

by Pat Briney, Ph.D. Prior to becoming a Christian in 1977, I searched in vain for God and concluded that God was unknowable. As a child, I was taught about Jesus Christ, but, in high school, I questioned whether God existed. If God did exist, I wanted to know Him and to know what HeContinue Reading

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Search for God Takes Unexpected Turn

by Michael Lea I was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, on the border between Texas and Mexico. I grew up in an Episcopalian type situation, and always wondered what the purpose in life was. I had the idea that I had to become a priest to even have a relationship with God. I rememberContinue Reading

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That’s It

by Chris Larscheid This is the personal, true story of how a sinner, me, came to know God, our creator. I was born in Crownpoint, IN. which is just outside of Chicago, ILL. I was born into a catholic family, who when the first chance they could get, put me in a catholic school. IContinue Reading

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The Peace Only He Can Give

by Christina Cogan These words which are to one of my favored songs are so true to my life. Only Christ can give me peace. I found out this truth in the Fall of 1994 when I was attending a youth retreat with my youth group from church. I had always had a profession thatContinue Reading

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The Woman at the Well

by Lynn McLarty I had the best childhood any kid could want. I had parents that loved me and showed it. My parents were very involved in my life. In the Summers, we would spend every day at the lake. As soon as my Dad would get home from work, we would pack a picnicContinue Reading

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Too Many Wrong Roads!

by Tenille Joy Briney I have been born twice. The first time was August 22, 1992. The second time was very special because I was born again April 22, 2001. I asked the Lord to save me many times, but it only happened for real once. I remember one time when I ran behind theContinue Reading

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Trusting Christ Computes

by Matthew Foster Hello. My name is Matthew Foster, and I am a born-again Christian. I became a born-again Christian on March 9, 1999. This is my story. I grew up in a Christian home in Little Rock, Arkansas. When Sundays and Wednesdays rolled around, I would go to Church, but I never really understoodContinue Reading

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User, Abuser, and Loser becomes winner in Christ

by Troy Orsburne I was born in September 1968 in New Berlin, WI. Growing up my family moved a lot. We never went to church or even talked about God. By the time I was old enough to think about it, I just went along with what TV said about evolution, and I told myContinue Reading

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Wheelchair User Finds Peace in the Cross

by Doris Culver I knew, at the age of 12, that without Christ I would go to hell. However, a very shy, able-bodied girl would not go forward in church. Thank God, my Pastor recognized I was under conviction and came to my house. There, at our old yellow Formica kitchen table on January 4th,Continue Reading

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Young man saved after car accident

by Kaleb Kovach Allow me to tell you about the best thing that ever happened to me. It changed my life forever. I became a Christian one morning in April 1994. Before this, my dad and mom had tried to talk to me about salvation. But I was only ten and assumed I had plentyContinue Reading

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