Frederick Heitman (Florida)
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[Jesus] said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.” - John 20:27 (NIV)
My road to becoming a Christian was not easy. It was certainly not an experience such as Saul had on the road to Damascus (see Acts 9:3-8). I had no glorious epiphany. I was much like Thomas — a doubter.
I wanted to believe, so — my doubts not withstanding...
My doubts can lead me to deeper faith in God.
Those who doubt
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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”