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Scott
Scott
My parents split up due to an affair when I was a
Tamara
Tamara
I am a working mother of two and a wife to the mos
Chloe
Chloe
Story: I love life, but it hasn’t always bee
Mavis
Mavis
I had the privilege of coming to know Jesus Christ
Paul
Paul
  As a child I was sent to Sunday school, whi
Sheila
Sheila
       In my early 40’s, I was reintroduce
Rob
Rob
Hi, I’m Rob, after my father’s only brother,
Steve
Steve
My parents took me along to church from day one, s
William
William
At primary school a Catholic priest taught us the
Tina
Tina
Where do I start? I’ve been a Christian for
Polly
Polly
I lived in a non-Christian home but attended Sunda
Becky
Becky
I was brought up with the title of ‘Pastor`s
Vanessa
Vanessa
Having worshipped with a Pentecostal church most o
Mike
Mike
My dad was a great bloke but not much of a father.
Amy
Amy
My name is Amy and I am 20 years old. I have some
Harry
Harry
I joined the army at 16 to get away from an oppres
Kathryn
Kathryn
I have been brought up in a loving Christian famil
Steve
Steve
Having been brought up in a loving Christian home,
Merv
Merv
I am 48 years old and I was born into a Christian
Ann
Ann
As a child I was abused by my step father which ca
Paul
Paul
I’ve been a Christian since age 9 and through so
Dan
Dan
I suppose you might say I’ve led a pretty averag
Linda
Linda
In 2002 I started going to hospital with two small
Keith
Keith
I’ve lived in Gloucester all of my life. Fro
Louise
Louise
I was bought up in a Catholic home going to church
Kye
Kye
I am 18 and have grown up in church. For a long ti
Caroline
Caroline
I had a great childhood. My parents were Christian
Angie
Angie
I grew up in Germany with Christian parents. We mo
Leigh
Leigh
I’ve always believed in God from as young as I c
Rebekka
Rebekka
Growing up abroad I felt at a young age a real sen
Ian
Ian
My life before becoming a Christian from the outsi
Heidi
Heidi
At 17 I became a Christian. I thought I would neve
Clare
Clare
As a young child I grew up in an unstable home env
Jon
Jon
My Dad was a minister so I grew up thinking church
Jennie
Jennie
My story actually starts before I was born. My Dad
Andy
Andy
I was brought up in a Christian home and at a youn
Emily
Emily
Having been brought up in a Christian family my wh
Ryan
Ryan
  I was brought up in a Christian home, which mea
Jon
Jon
As a child I came to church with the rest of my fa
Amy
Amy
I came to church at the age of 15 through the yout
Wanja
Wanja
I can sum up my story by giving thanks and praise
Louisa
Louisa
Looking back I now realise that there was a part o
Ian
Ian
Up until I was 30, my life had nothing to do with
Ben
Ben
Ever since I could remember I have always been in
Alan
Alan
I was 33 years old before I let God into my life.
Katy
Katy
I always believed in God but never had a strong re
Ash
Ash
I first went to church when I was 9 but by the age
Dave
Dave
Having been taken to church since I can remember t
Janet
Janet
  My first recollection of God was when I was 4 y
Nathan
Nathan
I always enjoyed myself at church, I saw Christian
Kelvin
Kelvin
  I was brought up in a Christian family and went
Sue
Sue
For 10 years I had been a “Prodigal”,
Leigh
Leigh
Growing up I was plagued by all kinds of fear, pri
Grace
Grace
I was born in 1934 in South Wales into a Pentecost
Jacqui
Jacqui
As a child I had no real knowledge of God. A few l
Joyce
Joyce
On 20th July 1987, I started a new life.  I was 5
Andy
Andy
I can say that I have always been taken to church
Jenny
Jenny
I always believed there was a God but never though
Julie
Julie
I was brought up in a family who took me to church
Kennedy
Kennedy
My mum and dad broke up when I was still in my mum
Jeff
Jeff
I was thinking one night and asked myself, is ther
Alice
Alice
I was brought up in a stable family home with lovi
Diane
Diane
Being a single parent is not a lifestyle I chose f
Andy
Andy
The first redundancy may be the hardest. A man’s
Claire
Claire
I became a Christian when I was 11 during a partic
Steve
Steve
When I was about 7 years old, my home was not a ha
Phil
Phil
I was brought up in a Christian family although ch
Mel
Mel
I’m Mel and was 44 when I asked Jesus to come in
Ann
Ann
The first time I really heard about Jesus was in a
Nicki
Nicki
Question: What do you call someone whose life was
Kev
Kev
I was brought up in a Christian family.  We went
Tina
Tina
I hated being in a Christian family.  It just was
Jill
Jill
When I was growing up I never gave much thought to
Eric
Eric
I attended Sunday School and was confirmed at 13 b
Marion
Marion
I was born into a Christian home and invited Jesus
Kev
Kev
6 years ago I wasn’t bothered with God. I di
Roger
Roger
I was taken to church from a very early age by my
Penny
Penny
Although happily married with 3 wonderful children
Yemi
Yemi
I followed my parents to Church every Sunday as tr
Tola
Tola
I was born into a Christian family, and I loved Go
Daniella
Daniella
As I grew up I soon realised how hard life could b
Jamie
Jamie
  Growing up in a Christian home can, on the face
Jo
Jo
Growing up in a great family with loving parents m
Laura
Laura
I am naturally a private person which means others
Catherine
Catherine
I went to church from a young age but as a teenage
Dave
Dave
As a child I went to Sunday School but church for
Paul
Paul
I grew up in a loving family where my parents stru
Nicole
Nicole
In 1987 I met my future husband who grew up in a C
Val
Val
I have been a Christian since I was a child. My pa
Lorraine
Lorraine
I responded to God’s call as a 30 year old mothe
Sharon
Sharon
I was 9 years of age when I first realised that I
Ady
Ady
I always believed in God and thought as long as I
Kirsty
Kirsty
Even though I had been a Christian and had been to
Emma
Emma
I love my life! But it hasn’t always been that w
Becky
Becky
When I was younger my parents weren’t Christians
Mandy
Mandy
I was brought up going to Church but it was only a
Sue
Sue
As a child I began to feel guilty about the things
Mike
Mike
Although I was not brought up in a practicing Chri
Rob
Rob
I have been a Christ follower for 22 years, but ha
Julie
Julie
My story is very simple. I grew up in a kind and l
Linda
Linda
I had a great childhood in sunny South Africa with
Dee
Dee
Hi, my name is Dee. My journey of life finds me on
Lisa
Lisa
I grew up believing in God. At the age of 19, afte
Joy
Joy
I was brought up in a very loving, caring but stri
Brian
Brian
I was brought up in a Christian home and became a
Jean
Jean
I grew up in a Christian family, and we went to th
Claire
Claire
I’m Claire and I’m 35 years old. Although I wa
Joe
Joe
I was brought up in church from day one and, thoug
Amy
Amy
Being virtually brought up in church I knew all th
Lucy
Lucy
Being brought up in an amazing, fun and busy Chris
Joe
Joe
I was born into a Christian family, and so I’d a
Dan
Dan
I have been raised in a Christian home, I have fan
Ann
Ann
Fear, anxiety, dissatisfaction, anger, disappointm
Chris
Chris
A few years ago I was challenged when someone poin
Dave
Dave
I started life in a non-Christian family with a lo
Tom
Tom
I was dragged to church as a child, never understa
Sarah
Sarah
I’ve been at church since I was 7 days old. I’
Jessica
Jessica
When I was four years old my dad left the family h
Adam
Adam
At 16 I got a moped. My parents had brought up in
Adam
Adam
I was brought up in a Christian family and was alw
Dave
Dave
I was raised in a Christian home and went to Sunda
Lewis
Lewis
• Born into ‘church going’ family. I later l
David
David
Both my parents are Christians, I grew up in a Chr
Katie
Katie
I’ve been going to church since I was a child, g
Mary
Mary
I have been a Christian as long as I can remember.
Matthew
Matthew
My name’s Matthew, I’m 24 years old and was bo
Sarah
Sarah
Hi, my name is Sarah and I’ve lived in Glouceste
Dave
Dave
Hi I am Dave, married with 4 children and 1 grandc
Peter
Peter
As a child I was brought up in a fairly traditiona
Chris
Chris
Before I became a Christian I was very cynical abo
David
David
I grew up in a Christian family attending church e
Chris
Chris
I’ve got great parents that gave me the best
Ally
Ally
As a child I used to dream of what I would be in t
Chas
Chas
As a teenager, a classmate asked if I had ever ask
John
John
There must be more to life than this? A defensive,
Christine
Christine
My name is Christine, I live in Gloucester with my
Johnathan
Johnathan
I’d just turned 12 when someone invited me t
Stephen
Stephen
Let me start with a church service where two young
Michael
Michael
I was born in Southend, Essex in 1933 to a very go
Rob
Rob
After being married for 17 years my marriage broke
Cathy
Cathy
I became a Christian as a teenager but have had to
Simon
Simon
I’ve always had an awareness of God. As a ch
Tina
Tina
I went to church as a child but didn’t experienc
Gary
Gary
My parents divorced when I was a young teenager, l
Rob
Rob
Brought up within a Roman Catholic background, att
Wendy
Wendy
I was born in Weston-Super-Mare, 55 years ago into
Alan
Alan
My parents thought it was ‘a phase, I was going