Ruben: Child Soldier at 7, Pastor at 15 (Colombia) Salvation Testimonies, South America and Central America / By Rebecca Brogan / Colombia, No Religion, salvation testimonies One rainy day I was walking on a street, with no plans and nowhere to go. It felt good to be free and away from home. Someone saw me and pulled over and asked me if I needed a ride. I was startled. I took the ride. He knew something was up.