Sermons on Soldiers and Police

Sermons on Soldiers and Police

Jerry Jennings’s Life Story (9 min)

Born in the USA in 1939, Jerry Jennings grew up without a Bible or the gospel. Tragically, his alcoholic father drowned in 1948. Joining the navy, Jerry would serve in Korea and Vietnam, but still he never heard the gospel. Looking up at the stars as a child had convinced him there was a God but now, aged 34, married and back in the USA, he found himself troubled and empty, but he didn’t really know why. Then a lady…

The Story of the Two Crosses (36 min)

Tim Coltman tells the amazing life story of his great grand-father William Coltman (VC, DCM & Bar, MM & Bar), the most highly decorated non-commissioned officer of World War 1 (British Army). Coltman, a believer in Christ, would not take up arms, but served as a stretcher bearer on the battle fields in France and Belgium. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for valour in the saving of lives; but his greater interest lay in “the cross of Christ” through…

Stan Burditt’s Testimony of Salvation (44 min)

Stan Burditt tells the remarkable story of his and his wife’s conversion to Christ while in the Royal Air Force, back in the 1950’s. This is a most interesting and quite amazing story that powerfully illustrates the power of the gospel to change lives (Testimony given 31st July 2011)

A Royal Marine Commando has an encounter with God (36 min)

Growing up in a slum in Bristol during WW2 in a drunkard’s home, Michael Browne (1930-2016) joined the British Army and became a Royal Marine Commando. A careless and self confident young man, he saw action in the jungles of Malaya in the Far East. To Michael Browne, a Friday night was the chance to watch a film, get drunk and have a fight. On one such night in Hong Kong in 1951, Michael Browne had an encounter with the…

Ken Fillis’s Testimony of Salvation (17 min)

Ken Fillis was a policeman in the RUC during the troubles in Northern Ireland in the 1970s and 80s. He was preserved through it all and finally saved in the year 2,000 when in his 40s during a series of gospel meetings in Coleraine that lasted for 19 straight weeks! A touching story (Message preached Sunday 27th April 2008)