Articles about Personal Testimony

Personal testimonies are powerful. When shared in the context of a loving relationship, they can help others understand that God is both loving and trustworthy… and that He rewards those who seek Him.

Rachel Gilson is same-sex attracted and a Bible-believing Christian

We all want things we should not want. Each of us has to struggle with the decision either to indulge unhealthy desires or to obey God. However, not every struggle carries the same weight. Rachel Gilson's struggle was about relationships: oneness, love, sex, and romance... and faithfulness.

Autobiography as Apologetic

It's important to tell our own stories. When we explain that we were lost and then were found, people listen. While personal testimonies aren't necessarily evidence that Christianity is true, they are powerful nonetheless. Here Douglas Groothuis tells his own story.

Why I Am a Christian (David Wood, Former Atheist’s Conversion Testimony)

David Wood's personal testimony explains his path from believing that dogs and cats ruled the world to understanding that there must be a Creator, to whom we are morally accountable. Along the way, he tried to murder his father, to out-fast a Christian friend, and debunk the Bible. Video, 34:05

Alisa Childers: From ZOEgirl to Doubter to Apologist

Alisa Childers grew up in a committed Christian home, and lived her faith for many years... until a pastor undermined almost everything she believed. She began a journey of intellectual honesty that led her back to faith. Video, 4:48

Why I Stopped Sharing My Personal Testimony

Christians are often encouraged to share what Jesus has done for them. That's a good thing to do. Unfortunately, personal testimonies may be entirely unconvincing. Depending on the situation, it may be more effective to share the evidence that Christianity is actually true.

Some of the Reasons Why I Took So Long to Become a Christian

J. Warner Wallace used to be an atheist. As with many who come to faith later in life, he is able to explain his own reasons for taking his time before coming to faith. As a detective, it was important that he examine the historical evidence for Christianity. Video, 3:19