Archive for the 'Life Stories' Category

A lifeline for eternity
–Shoa’s Story

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Following an arranged marriage at 18, it wouldn’t take Shoa long to learn that her new husband had some violent tendencies. Learn how this former Muslim recounts her escape out of religious oppression and hatred and into the loving embrace of Jesus Christ. Find out more of what the Bible says about “Religion or Christ?…

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A stranger’s gift
–Elizabeth’s Story

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You never know how a small act of kindness could change someone’s life forever. Elizabeth explains how a simple gift from a stranger led her from disillusionment and depression to hope and salvation. Hear about God’s sovereign plan at work in the chance encounters of life. Find out more of what the Bible says about…

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A Hindu child’s faith in God is ignited
–Monique’s Story

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The Bible never promises that life will be easy when we choose to follow Christ. But through it all, God is right there beside us even when we don’t feel His presence. Monique reveals that no matter how painful life gets, God can work through the confusion and He can be trusted.   Find out…

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Finding rescue and restoration
–Gary’s Story

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You don’t start out in life planning to live on the streets. After an abusive childhood and two failed marriages, Gary found himself without a home and without hope. But God had a plan for Gary. Discover hope for whatever you may be facing as you learn how God turned Gary’s life around. We would…

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With God on your side nothing is impossible!
–Titi’s Story

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Most of us will never live under intense persecution for our faith. But growing up in Communist Romania meant that persecution was a daily ritual for Titi. Find out how God strengthened the Romanian church to not only live under Communist rule, but to boldly witness to their persecutors as well.

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Though scars remain, there’s healing in Christ
–Bonnie’s Story

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In a split second your life can be forever changed. It was senior picture day and Bonnie’s twin sons headed off to high school in their rural community when the unimaginable happened. Learn how God’s faithfulness abounds, even in the midst of tragedy. Find out more of what the Bible says about “When Tears Remain:…

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When God gets ahold of a dream
–Rich’s Story

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Proverbs 16:9 says, “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” Rich and his twin brother set out to make it big in Hollywood, but the Lord had something better in mind. Hear how God intervened in their lives in a unique and surprising way.

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He drew me out of deep waters
–Judy’s Story

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When painful circumstances threaten our families, fear and worry are often our first response. Yet the Bible provides another perspective. Judy shares how God gave her peace in the midst of life’s storms. Find hope for your most difficult moments. Originally the Discovery Series study booklet offered was “Surviving the Storms of Stress”; however, it is no…

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Does God care about your sexuality?
–Brian’s Story

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So much of our high school and college years are consumed with trying to figure out who we are as individuals. And often, all that searching only leads us to more confusion! Brian reveals  how his personal identity crisis led him into a homosexual lifestyle and how a relationship with Jesus Christ revealed his true…

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