Listener Stories

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Stories From Our Listeners:

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Pastor

I just want to say up front...I am not and have no intention whatsoever to take my ministry into the "contemporary" realms.....I am a KJB believer only....I still adhere to probably 90% of the Baptist doctrine. Having said that though, I Pastor a Community Church...I...

Great Help

Just wanted to say thank y’all for what you guys are doing it’s helped me a lot to preach more on grace through love, I once was in the IFB movement, went to PCC, that’s where I finally realized how messed up the movement was with all the rules with no biblical...

I Left Too

I was saved in an IFB church. I was raised in an IFB church. I was called to preach in an IFB church. Of course with maturity comes enlightenment. I began to study the Bible for myself and I realized alot of the standards and practices in the 3-4 churches we attended...

Daddy Issues

My parents sent my older sisters and me to an IFB church on the bus route every Sunday morning from the time I was two years old. When I was 8, my dad finally went to church and accepted Christ as his Saviour. We were excited! My mom took a little longer, but she also...

An IFB with a little different perspective

Hi I stumbled onto yalls podcast back in March and started listening to the episodes. I personally do not agree with all of your arguments or stances but I do appreciate your openness to your listeners. I grew up in small IFB churches all my life and quit honestly...

Pastor of Outreach and Missions

This past Wednesdays episode touched on a situation similar to my story,I am thankful for y'all for bringing it out. When I was 18, and just out of Air Force basic training, I made the mistake of marrying a high school sweetheart. I was a long way from home, I was...

My time in fundamentalism

I was taught from a very early age how to be Christian. I was taught how to dress and act Christian. Therefore, I grew up with the notion that I was a Christian. Prayed the prayer several times, and even got baptized a few times. However, no true conversion left the...

Thank you!

Thank you for this podcast.  I did not grow up in the IFB church, however I went to TTU around the time JC was there.  It changed my life in so many ways.  The legalism got so engrained in me it was scary.  I'm so thankful for the honesty & Biblical truths that...

Senior Pastor

Hey guys. I stumbled upon your podcast while searching for a new one to listen to while running and have made it through every episode over the past couple of weeks! Sure appreciate your ministry here and thought I’d share my own story because it’ll likely be unique....