I knew Jesus briefly as a teenager, through my sister, but I chose a path of drinking, smoking and one-night stands. I had an abortion at 16. I then completely turned my back on God for 15 years, and thought Christianity was boring. By my late...

I was brought up to know of Jesus in a Christian household. At the age of 17 I ran away with a boyfriend, who was on the run from the police, from home to the Isle of Wight. My parents didn't know if I was...

My story starts in Italy: a nice house, a beautiful marriage and a perfect job at the airport. I had not been feeling well and my doctor diagnosed me with stage 4 breast cancer (stage 5, you’re dead). I had two years of special treatment brought...

Two years ago I stepped into a casino for the first time. I guess it was curiosity that led me inside. I was already a well-established Christian and was serving every weekend at Church, and was in charge of a team. The first time I...

Last summer I was in a horrible place, I had had a tough time the year before. I had lost some friends at school who I thought genuinely liked me. It really knocked my confidence and one of them said stuff about me that made...

I was brought up in a Christian home where, from an early age, I was introduced to God and wholeheartedly, from the early age of 5 years, believed in God. My knowledge and experience of God, looking back at it, was quite religious, but despite...

I was born and raised in the church. I think a lot of people who have the same story as me would argue that they don’t have much of a story to tell. But I’ve realised that, the fact that I’m still in church and...

I was on a path of destruction. During my childhood I had experienced a lot of abuse and rejection. It made me feel really angry. When I was 17, after a custody battle between my parents, the judge put me in a boarding school. I...

I was practically born into church, but the highlight for me was not God – no, the highlight was the pink wafers found on the biscuit plate at the end of the service! I knew God was there, somewhere, but He was more like a...

I’ve always known that God existed and Jesus Christ was Lord and Saviour, as I had grown up in a church, and my father is a pastor. However, this didn’t always mean that I was living a life that acknowledged and declared His glory. I...