Yali People: From Hatred to Love (Irian Jaya, Indonesia)

Indonesia, Irian Jaya, Yali people   In his book Lords of the Earth, Bible translator and anthropologist, Don Richardson, tells of the Yali people, the fierce, mountain-dwelling cannibals of Irian Jaya, Indonesia. For centuries it had been their practice to torture, kill and, yes, eat the enemy people of neighboring villages. Revenge and fear were […]

Ruben: Child Soldier at 7, Pastor at 15 (Colombia)

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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.

Hussein: From The Mosque to The Messiah (USA)

This experience confirmed my bubbe’s views of Christianity. In her thinking, the Nazis responsible for the Holocaust were Christians. Now her “Christian” employers wanted to deport her!

Joseph: A Priest, But…Unknown to God (Bolivia)

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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.

Mrs. Isata: Muslim Delivered, Saved and Healed by Jesus (Sierra Leone)

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I am Timothy Abraham (this is my Christian alias), a simple Egyptian from the Delta region. Farms surrounded me from every side with streams of the luxurious Nile river endowing life with fertility. I had a strong Islamic upbringing in my childhood, studying in the village shop for teaching the Quran (al-Kutaab).

Sharon: An Orthodox Jew’s Unexpected Encounter (USA)

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.

Nike: God Chose Me to Become His Child (Indonesia)

Nike, Indonesia   When I was in high school, a friend asked me to go to a retreat. But the day before leaving, I got a terrible headache. I wanted to cancel it but I felt that I had to go. I followed my feelings. I decided to go. After arriving at the retreat place, […]

Sandy: A Call from The Father on Father’s Day (USA)

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.

Suneetha: She Found Which God is The True God (India)

Suneetha, India, Age 20   I was born July 23, 1983, into a Hindu family in India. We resided in a place that was mostly inhabited by Muslims. As Hindus though, we practiced our religion faithfully. However, we were attracted by the Muslim culture and their monotheistic belief. In due course, our family embraced Islam […]

Esther: Out of The Mouth of Babes (Australia)

Esther, Australia, Age 35   I had been brought up in a Christian home and had made a personal committment to Him at age 17, but I left home at 18 and backslid and got heavily into drugs and alcohol. I met my partner and fell pregnant with my 1st child at 21. During my […]

Anonymous: Hindu Sorcerer Redeemed by Jesus

Anonymous, Asia, (personal information not listed for security reasons)   I come from a family where my ancestors were sorcerers, so I too followed my father in observing Hindu rituals and practicing witchcraft. The money I earned in this manner I spent on liquor.   However the Lord was very gracious to me and redeemed […]

Anonymous: ‘Christian’ Realizes Nobody is Ever Born A True Christian

Anonymous, Asia, (personal information not listed for security reasons)   Obeying the set rules of the church, I had a very superficial existence. Many times I heard from my Sunday school teachers about the word ‘born-again’, but nobody could give me its definite meaning. As the days passed, a sense of fear gripped me thinking […]

Yuen: Seeing The Power of God (China)

Yuen, China   July 31, 2001   I was raised in a traditional Chinese family with a Christian Mother. Since Dad married a Christian against his parents’ warning, my Mom suffered a great deal for her faith (attacks from my Dad’s relatives). As a result, she was almost always bedridden when we were young (up […]

Anonymous: Jesus Satisfied His Thirst to Know The Living God (India)

Anonymous, India (personal information not listed for security reasons)   My parents never wanted me to be a servant of the living God as they placed all their hopes on me. They wanted me to be a popular figure in the society and earn lot of money. The longing of my parents was turned down […]

Singanahalli: A Hindu Paralytic Healed by Jesus (India)

Singanahalli, India, Age 29   I was born July 8, 1974, into a Hindu family in India. Following the tradition, I grew up worshipping idols, visiting temples and offering sacrifices. Then suddenly, one day, I was affected by paralysis of the legs. I became very weak and could not walk. During all those days, my […]

Danny: My Five Minute Testimony (Canada)

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.

Jaya: Many Questions in My Mind About Religion, Healed by Jesus (India)

Jaya, India, Age 20   I was born August 12, 1989, into a Hindu family in Orissa, India. As a family, we used to worship the idols, perform various poojas (rituals) and celebrate festivals to appease them. In spite of my sincere devotion to our gods. I did not achieve serenity or contentment in my […]

Thrisala: Orthodox Buddhist Healed by Jesus, The Living God (India)

Thrisala, India, Age 19   I was born into a Buddhist family in India. I observed the religious rituals from early childhood and practiced it regularly. Being an ardent worshipper of Buddha I visited temples and performed the norms of my religion. One day I became seriously ill and my parents took me to various […]

Anonymous: Orthodox Brahmin Hindu Asks, “Who is The True God?” (India)

Anonymous, India   I was born and brought up from an orthodox Brahmin, Hindu family. I used to worship idols and images as other Hindus do. Nonetheless, I did not have any peace in my heart. In addition, I used to get severe headaches. Sometimes, it persisted for a long time and the pain was […]

Shipei: Free from Deception (Singapore)

Shipei (Jasmine), Singapore, 25   February 7, 2003   Personal note: Do you ever hate your life? I do, and I hate it for more than of my life; it was only when I was born again that I began to appreciate my life. The joy of God’s love replaces my empty feeling with a […]

Jackson: A Muslim Turns to Jesus, Faces Persecution (Tanzania)

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I am Timothy Abraham (this is my Christian alias), a simple Egyptian from the Delta region. Farms surrounded me from every side with streams of the luxurious Nile river endowing life with fertility. I had a strong Islamic upbringing in my childhood, studying in the village shop for teaching the Quran (al-Kutaab).

Paula: Rescued from Suicide, Drugs and Myself (USA)

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.

Anonymous: Polytheist’s Daughter Healed by Jesus

Anonymous, Asia, (personal information not listed for security reasons)   My father who was a witch doctor taught us to worship many gods and goddesses along with the god Buddha. But we were always peaceless and disheartened due to the problems and sickness that came upon us one after other. And for deliverance we invited […]

Anonymous: Pursuing Riches, Found Jesus

Anonymous, Asia, (personal information not listed for security reasons)   I was born into a Christian family. Growing up, I never thought much about life after death or about hell and heaven. Instead I indulged in wordly pleasures with my friends. My only ambition in life was to obtain a high education and become rich. […]

Annie: Saved from Suicide Through The Voice of God (Australia)

Annie, Australia, Age 63   I thank God that 34 yrs. ago God, whom I know now as the Lord Jesus Christ, touched me and answered my call, which changed my life completely by making me His disciple. By many merciful touches HE had been calling me to Himself, but I never heeded to His […]

Ganesh: Studied Hindu Searches for The Real God (India)

Ganesh, India, Age 27   I come from a Hindu family. It was my habit to study in detail the legends of Hinduism. I read the Hindu epics like Ramayah, Mahabaratha, and the Bhagavat Gita to find who was the real God. Since my religion taught about many gods and goddesses, I was confused in […]

Ali: Muslim Curious About Christ (Iran)

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This experience confirmed my bubbe’s views of Christianity. In her thinking, the Nazis responsible for the Holocaust were Christians. Now her “Christian” employers wanted to deport her!

Azali: Trial By Fire: The Qu’ran and The Bible (Pakistan)

Azali, Pakistan   When I was 14 years old I was studying in a convent school at Saddar, Karachi, Pakistan. I belong to a Muslim family.   My parents forced me to learn the Qur’an by heart when I was seven and so I did. I had a lot of Christian fellows (or acquaintances) at […]

Norm: Prisoner of Alcohol Abuse to Freedom in Jesus (USA)

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.

Anonymous: Zealous Buddhist Who Persecuted Christians Becomes a Christian (Sri Lanka)

Anonymous, Sri Lanka, (personal information not listed for security reasons)   I come from a Buddhist background and was deeply involved in the religious practices. But during my school years I observed a very strange happening. A student in a higher class was subject to ridicule and continuously taunted because he was a Christian. At […]

Anonymous: Jesus Could Forgive Even Me (Japan)

Anonymous, Japan, Age: 82   In Japan, Jesus is called Iesu Kristo. I didn’t like his name even though I didn’t know anything about him. I didn’t like it because I thought it was a different, foreign religion. My grandma, who helped care for me when I was young, was Buddhist and Tenrikyo (a Japanese religion). […]

Bruno: Le misérable (France)

This experience confirmed my bubbe’s views of Christianity. In her thinking, the Nazis responsible for the Holocaust were Christians. Now her “Christian” employers wanted to deport her!

Anonymous: God Intervenes to Save a Suicidal Atheist

Anonymous, Asia, (personal information incomplete or not listed for security reasons)   Atheism influenced my young life, and I strongly upheld to the teachings of ‘no God’ though I was born into a Hindu family. Having no fear of any god, I succumbed to many evil practices. I worked as a travel agent which gave […]

Anonymous: Healing and Deliverance in The Name of Jesus

Anonymous, Asia, (personal information not listed for security reasons)   I had only a vague idea about a living God and I spent my time aimlessly. Years went by. And one day one of my cousins came to my place and told about a Christian worker who visits their place every Sunday evening to hold […]

Mike: Surprised by The Calling Power of God and His Realness (Australia)

Mike, Australia, Age 30   I semi-regularly went to a Baptist church with my Mum and my sister during my childhood (6 -12 years of age). My parents divorced when I was about five years old. My father didn’t attend church at this stage. Then during my teenage years (13 -18 years old) I attended […]

Manoj: Animist Finds No Power in His Religion but Finds Power in Jesus (India)

Manoj, India, Age 27   I was born September 27, 1976, into an Animistic (worshippers of nature, ancestral spirits, and many different gods) family in India. The superstitious beliefs of my family kept me blinded from the true living God. In our ignorance we venerated evil spirits and numerous gods. Our devotion went to the […]

Nusrat: Why I Became A Christian (Pakistan)

Nusrat, Pakistan   I was born in an orthodox Muslim family in Pakistan in 1958. I studied in Islamic missionary school and college administered by Ahmadiah Movement in Islam, Pakistan. During study in a very zealous Islamic missionary school and college, I developed an interest to study Islamic religion. So, I joined the Ahmadiah Movement […]

Joe: Only God Can Save (Scotland)

This experience confirmed my bubbe’s views of Christianity. In her thinking, the Nazis responsible for the Holocaust were Christians. Now her “Christian” employers wanted to deport her!

Jon: Teenager’s Death Leads to Life (USA)

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.

Anonymous: Sought The True and Living God, Disturbed Mother Healed

Anonymous, Asia, (personal information incomplete or not listed for security reasons)   Belonging to a family staunch in its religious beliefs I was taught to visit temples and worship numerous lifeless idols. But the Lord used my mother’s sickness in a powerful way to touch and transform my life for Him.   While I was […]

Myoung-Hee: Escape from North Korea and Finding Jesus (North Korea)

Myoung-Hee*, North Korea (Name changed for security reasons)   Myoung-Hee still remembers seeing her father stumbling into their home, pale and weak. He gestured that he desperately wanted to speak, before breaking down in tears. He cried so loudly that Myoung-Hee feared the neighbours would warn the police. Her mother pushed him into the bathroom […]

Lazarus: No Hope Except in Jesus (Zanzibar Island)

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I am Timothy Abraham (this is my Christian alias), a simple Egyptian from the Delta region. Farms surrounded me from every side with streams of the luxurious Nile river endowing life with fertility. I had a strong Islamic upbringing in my childhood, studying in the village shop for teaching the Quran (al-Kutaab).

Ruth: Experiencing The Real Jesus Beyond The Religion (Australia)

Ruth, Australia, Age 36   I grew up in a strong Christian family with 3 sisters and 7 brothers. Every morning and evening we would sing, read the Bible and pray as a family. I believed in Jesus and that he had died on the cross for my sins. In as much as I understood, […]

Halimeh: The God Who Hears and Answers Us (Iran)

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This experience confirmed my bubbe’s views of Christianity. In her thinking, the Nazis responsible for the Holocaust were Christians. Now her “Christian” employers wanted to deport her!

Matt: Everything is Meaningless…Without God (Australia)

Matt, Australia, Age 35   I was raised a Catholic and as a child had a sense that God existed but fell away as a teenager as I found no life in the model of Christianity presented by the schools and churches I attended.   I drifted away from God and despaired of everything, thinking […]

Anonymous: Faithful Buddhist Finds The Truth in Jesus Through Healing (Bhutan)

Male, Bhutan, Age 36, (Personal information not listed for security reasons)   I come from a Buddhist family. As was the custom of my religion I used to follow the so-called traditions faithfully. Growing up, I thought that my religion was the truth and all the others were meaningless.   In course of time my […]

Anonymous: Hindu Witchdoctors Cannot Heal, But Jesus Does (Nepal)

Anonymous, Nepal, (Personal information not listed for security reasons)   Being orthodox Hindus we worshipped idol gods and ancestors. We visited temples to offer sacrifices to appease them and we believed if we were not offering an animal sacrifice, the wrath would come upon us. So we did all the rituals and invited a witch […]

Yang: An Orphan Adopted by A Heavenly Father (Nepal)

Yang, Nepal, Age 34   When I think of my childhood, I remember the pain and agony that I bore till I met Jesus. My parents died leaving me alone in this world and as a child I did not know what to do. Then my uncle took the initiative to look after me and […]

Krinda: Rescued from The Occult, Delivered from Fear (USA)

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.

Jose: Life Begins for a Jesuit Priest (Spain)

This experience confirmed my bubbe’s views of Christianity. In her thinking, the Nazis responsible for the Holocaust were Christians. Now her “Christian” employers wanted to deport her!

Gilbert: Successful Engineer Asks, “Is This All There is to Life?” (Zambia)

Salvation Testimonies from Africa

I am Timothy Abraham (this is my Christian alias), a simple Egyptian from the Delta region. Farms surrounded me from every side with streams of the luxurious Nile river endowing life with fertility. I had a strong Islamic upbringing in my childhood, studying in the village shop for teaching the Quran (al-Kutaab).

Scott: Only Jesus Can Fill The Emptiness (Australia)

Scott, Australia, Age 38   I remember growing up with a fear of death and wondered what would happen to me after I died. I was sure there had to be more to life than just living, then dying. I think this is something God placed in my heart as a yearning for Him. I […]

Akbar: Jesus Reveals Himself to Muslims (India)

Akbar, India   For further information please contact me at: wmfc@rediffmail.com peterakbar@rediffmail.com   My name is Akbar, son of Mohammed Khaja Mohinuddin and Navanbee.   Before I could share my testimony, I would like to quote Romans 10:20 from the Epistle written by Apostle Paul where the Lord says: “I was found by those who […]

Eldadi: A Thief Caught by The Holy Spirit (Tanzania)

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I am Timothy Abraham (this is my Christian alias), a simple Egyptian from the Delta region. Farms surrounded me from every side with streams of the luxurious Nile river endowing life with fertility. I had a strong Islamic upbringing in my childhood, studying in the village shop for teaching the Quran (al-Kutaab).

Ed: Lost in Drugs, Crying Out to God (Canada)

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.

Yali People: From Hatred to Love (Irian Jaya, Indonesia)

Indonesia, Irian Jaya, Yali people   In his book Lords of the Earth, Bible translator and anthropologist, Don Richardson, tells of the Yali people, the fierce, mountain-dwelling cannibals of Irian Jaya, Indonesia. For centuries it had been their practice to torture, kill and, yes, eat the enemy people of neighboring villages. Revenge and fear were […]

Saeed: An Iranian Christian Refugee (Iran)

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This experience confirmed my bubbe’s views of Christianity. In her thinking, the Nazis responsible for the Holocaust were Christians. Now her “Christian” employers wanted to deport her!

Karl: God Confirmed to Me That Jesus is The Messiah (Pakistan)

Karl, Pakistan   “There are Jews in Pakistan?!?” is the common reaction I get when I tell people I was born in Karachi, Pakistan. My father, a Catholic, was of Goan origin (Goa is a western province of India), and my mother comes from the Bene-Israel Jewish community in India/Pakistan. We moved to Quebec, Canada […]

Michael: The Truth Set Me Free, and My Burden of Sin was Lifted (South Africa)

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I am Timothy Abraham (this is my Christian alias), a simple Egyptian from the Delta region. Farms surrounded me from every side with streams of the luxurious Nile river endowing life with fertility. I had a strong Islamic upbringing in my childhood, studying in the village shop for teaching the Quran (al-Kutaab).

Cara: A Life Restored (USA)

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.

Maxim: His Name is Jesus (Russia)

This experience confirmed my bubbe’s views of Christianity. In her thinking, the Nazis responsible for the Holocaust were Christians. Now her “Christian” employers wanted to deport her!

Emma: A Desperate Girl (Singapore)

Emma, Singapore   Emma was brought up in a strict Muslim home in Singapore. Due to her parents’ divorce and dysfunctional family life, at age 16 she made the decision to kill someone: herself.   Emma determined to jump from the balcony of their ten-story apartment. Just prior to carrying out her plan, she cried […]

Hannah: A Mother from North Korea (North Korea)

Hannah, North Korea   Hannah is a believer in Jesus from North Korea who has faithfully persevered despite suffering severely.   Read Hannah’s salvation story here.   This testimony was posted by Open Doors, a Christian ministry whose mission is to strengthen and prepare Christians living in persecution, and to mobilise the Australian church to […]

Anonymous: From Practicing Christianity to Following Jesus (Myanmar)

Anonymous, Myanmar (personal information not listed for security reasons)   Though I was born in a believing home, Christ was never real to me and Christianity was limited to the church doors. I was active in my church involvement but I had not real reason to do so. Once I had an opportunity to be […]

Steven Bancarz: From New Age to Jesus (Canada)

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.