A Reluctant Atheist’s Conversion into a Christian Missionary

by Lu Paradise • 2012-05-20 •  212 views

Adoniram1Adoniram Judson

Adoniram Judson was born in 1788, the son of a devout Congregationalist minister. From early in life he excelled in everything he touched. So excellent was young Judson’s scholarship that he was enrolled at Rhode Island Christian College at the age of 16.

Unlike many other missionaries, Adoniram did not have an early call from God or love for Him. In fact, Judson fell in with a number of atheists, chief of which was James Eames who became his dear friend. By the age of 20, the minister’s son had completely denounced Christ and his upbringing. “Like the prodigal son he left home in quest of an exciting life. He wanted to escape parental restraints.” 1 The story of Adoniram Judson’s conversion has been told so many times that it really does not need to be documented. Continue reading “A Reluctant Atheist’s Conversion into a Christian Missionary”

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French Baker Sells His Business to Homeless Person for Just 1 Euro

In a heartwarming display of generosity and gratitude, French baker Michel Flamant recently sold his boulangerie to a homeless man for just €1. The man, Jerome Aucant, had previously saved Flamant from suffocating to death inside the bakery, during a fire.

Flamant admits to being a rather “piggish character”, but he’s proven that his heart is in the right place. In fact, long before his brush with death, he would greet Aucant outside his establishment every morning and treat him to a cup of coffee and a croissant. And his kindness eventually paid off on that fateful day in December when he nearly died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Continue reading “French Baker Sells His Business to Homeless Person for Just 1 Euro”