Category Archives: testimonies

God gave holocaust survivor the will to live

By Mark Ellis

In the closing days of WWII, a British soldier found her almost lifeless body collapsed amid a pile of corpses at Bergen-Belsen. Thousands died from forced starvation and disease before the liberation of this notorious Nazi concentration camp—but one young Jewish woman found God’s strength to survive.

“God had a purpose to save me to tell my story,” says …

Homeless pill popper delivered by Jesus

By Michael Ashcraft

For six months, Yvette Castillo was homeless, popping pills and drinking alcohol. She was pregnant and took refuge in abandoned house with crack addicts where she was raped.

“I was trusting the drugs instead of trusted God to make me happy,” Yvette said in a YouTube testimony. “I thought it was an easier solution, but it wasn’t.”

Yvette now lives …

Suicidal YouTube make-up artist found a reason to live

By Michael Ashcraft

Behind the popularity, the beauty, and bubbly personality, Alison Henry harbored self-hatred and misery that led to broodings about suicide.

Today, the 23-year-old YouTube make-up artist with a following of 880,542 has found inner joy.

“I cannot even tell you how unhappy I was, and the bad thing was I couldn’t even tell you why,” Alison said in a recent …

Suicidal Jewish man found the Messiah Christmas Eve, while reading Gideon’s Bible

By Michael Ashcraft

On the night before Christmas, he was kicked out of his house.

After years of “loose living and immorality,” Elliott Osowitt was driven out by a wife who had run out of patience. Downcast and despondent, he decided to go to a nearby motel and kill himself with a gun.

Osowitt worked as a tour guide for “Heathen Tours,” a …

All-American kid from Christian home became an addict, lived on a couch, then God intervened to save his life

By Mark Ellis

He grew up in a Christian home with loving parents, but something went terribly wrong in his teen years that caused a slow but steady descent into addiction. Then God sent a powerful dream about hell that awakened him to his need for change.

“They were great parents to me,” says Billy Miller. “I knew the truth of the …

Muslim woman bitten by deadly snake, but Jesus brought healing after a powerful dream

By Mark Ellis

Hajira* was raised in a prominent, loving, Muslim family in the Middle East. Her father is one of the top religious authorities of the state, an enforcer of Sharia law.

“We all were strict in Sharia law and the religious practices,” Hajira told Bibles4Mideast.

Her brother commanded a militant group “protecting” Islam and taking immediate action against its enemies. He …

Olympic track star defied the odds, runs for Jesus

By Ivanea Arango and Michael Ashcraft

He weighed two pounds at birth and his mom thought he wouldn’t live, but Wayde van Niekerk has thrived thanks to God – he’s thrived so much that he beat the 400-meter record in this summer’s Olympic games.

The 24-year-old South African startled track observers when he swept past American Lashawn Merritt and the defending Olympic …

Muslim immigrant to UK led 600 Iranians to Jesus

 

By Mark Ellis

He was uncertain and purposeless when he immigrated to the UK from Iran as a Muslim. But eight years later, God is using Shapoor to build His kingdom among the refugee population.

“When I was a Muslim I didn’t believe God could talk to ordinary people and have any relationship or use ordinary people,” Shapoor told a ministry leader …

Rejected as an African albino, she found acceptance in Christ

By Mark Ellis

Christine Nabukenya’s mother died when she was only eight-years-old, during childbirth with one of her siblings.

She feared going to school because of a stigma she carried from birth — as an African albino.

In Sub-Saharan Africa, people with albinism have been persecuted, killed and dismembered, and graves of albinos have been desecrated. Witch doctors have exploited superstitions that albino …

After gang attack, Gospel singer died for 30 minutes, saw heavenly city

By Mark Ellis

He gave up his first love — singing R & B — when he rededicated his life to Christ. But after he devoted his music to God he became the random victim of a gang initiation that left him hovering near death, losing nearly half his blood.

After his out-of-body experience, God brought him back to share a message of hope in …

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