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Real life experiences of faith which show how radical surprising and life changing the Christian message can be.


Izzy Mcdonald Booth

 Regaining Faith: “It’s quite interesting to me that a few of my friends think that suddenly I’m really involved with the Church, but actually it’s suddenly I’m being open about being involved in the Church”.


 Lives Shared - Lives Transformed: “When you are living in community you suddenly realise what discipleship and following Jesus is really about.”

Bruce Clark

 Saved by the Grace of God: “I was just going to be a sinner saved by the grace of God and let the power of that love and forgiveness be the power that changes and transforms me.”


 God Given Talents: “It felt like I had found a new way to worship by using something that is so at my core.”

Brian Ward

 Listening to God: “It’s quite nerve-wracking when God tells you to move somewhere.”

John Wells

 God in Action: “This is God, this is real, this is now, this is not just 2000 years ago.  This is today; we are seeing God in action out in our town.  I find that deepens my faith”


 The Gift of God in Creation: “I’ve always had a faith; I’ve always had a belief that Jesus walked this earth.”

 Roger Simpson

 Life, Hope and Transformation: “We’ve got to do mission, we can’t wait for people to come to us, we’ve got to go out to them.”

 Claire Granger Heart for God: A frontline nurse who finds comfort and strength through prayer
 Dave Cockerill Field of Faith: Dave Cockerill discovered Jesus for himself while out camping in a muddy field
 Paul McWilliams At death's door: A former police officer met Jesus at death's door
 Mel Briggs God's banker: Christian finance expert Mel Briggs is helping people through the credit crunch
 Teba Diatta Charity trailblazer: Teba Diatta goes back to her African roots
 George Watts Faith bombshell: Surviving a terrorist bomb blast convinced George Watts in the existence of God
 Karen Dring Living with illness: Being seriously ill made my faith stronger
 Simon Eastwood The peacemaker: A husband's divine calling to leave the frantic world of city life for the tranquility of the Yorkshire Dales
 Anne Wooldridge The rollercoaster of life: A mother's journey of rediscovery
 Christian Selvaratnam Faith pioneer: Christian Selvaratnam is not your typical Anglican minister
 John Howland The road to peace: John Howland, a painter and decorator, found God while out riding his motorbike
 Joan Sargent Faith through friendship: Joan Sargeant was intrigued by her new colleague at work
 David Ingram Mad, bad or God?  David Ingram, a chemical engineer from Hull, weighs up the question was Jesus mad, bad or God....