The Church of God in Oakland is formed by a group of Christians who are passionate in sharing the love of Christ and the good news from God. We earnestly follow the teachings of the Bible to honor God, to help and care for people around us, and to help people live their lives to the fullest through the teachings in the Bible.
Everyone has a unique and powerful story to tell, and we are honored to share our stories of faith and the amazing ways that Jesus has worked in our lives with you. We pray that this page will be a source of hope and encouragement to you and that you will feel the love of Christ through the words that we share.
As you read through these testimonies, may you be encouraged and inspired in your faith journey. May our stories with Jesus inspire you to find your faith in Him and strengthen your relationship with Him.
“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. ” (Hebrews 12: 1-2）
Hello, my name is Yan Tsui. When I was born, my mother left me with my grandma… When I turned five, my grandma passed away, and it was then that I reunited with my mom. She brought me back home, and that’s when everything changed.
Hello, my name is Sandy. I have undergone two kidney transplants and one liver transplant, which involved over a dozen major and minor surgeries. It took a total of twenty years from my first kidney dialysis to my last kidney transplant.
Jesus once met a Samaritan woman. She had a complicated life history, but her life changed drastically after Jesus revealed to her that He was the living water she needed. I feel a similar connection with the story of this Samaritan woman.
Hello, I’m Danny. I have believed in the Lord Jesus for over thirty years. Before I believed in Jesus, I was a utilitarian person in Hong Kong. I was primarily focused on making money and had three jobs at one point.
As a child, I attended a Christian school, which led me to start going to church. However, as I grew older, many of my friends also invited me to church, and while I enjoyed spending time with them, I did not have a personal relationship with God…
My name is Irene. I grew up in Hong Kong and San Francisco. I am blessed with loving and supportive parents and 3 sisters. At school, I was surrounded by good friends. I often felt I had to keep up with my sisters and friends. I suffered stomach illnesses from stress
Growing up as a youth today can be tough with fast-paced technological advancements and endless information from the internet. Young Christians are not immune to societal issues and may face doubts in their faith journey. However, our youngsters still choose to follow Jesus as their Lord and Savior and seek His guidance and purpose in life.
Each of their journey with God is unique and inspiring. Read on to learn more about their stories with Jesus.
My name is Jonathan, and I am currently a 2nd-year college student. I knew about Jesus from my parents at a young age, which is a true blessing to me as I was able to experience Jesus at an earlier stage of life. I go to church weekly with my parents and have been going before I could even walk or talk!
Hello! My name is Rhiannon. I’m a 10th grader who’s currently attending AHS (Alameda High School). I enjoy being active a lot.
At first, I didn’t understand why I would go to church. I simply went, because my best friend was there. But as I continued coming to church, I enjoyed listening to the lessons about the miracles that were performed by Jesus.
Hi there! My name is Airi, and I’m in 5th grade. I go to LME and love to eat, sleep, and hang out in my room.
So, how did I get to know God? Well, my mom used to go to Three Crosses, but I didn’t go with her. Later on, my friend Adora and her family took me to the Church of God in Oakland, and that’s where I was introduced to God and made some great friends.
I’m Connor, and I’m in 8th grade. I enjoy playing sports, video games, guitar, and practicing jiu-jitsu.
When I was little, my mom took me to church, and that’s how I learned about God. At first, I didn’t really like going to church. It was kind of boring to me. But it became more enjoyable as I got to know the people there and started to understand the messages.
My name is Kaiqi, and I am in 8th grade. In my day-to-day life, I enjoy spending time with my friends, drawing, swimming, and playing volleyball. Additionally, I attend church on Sundays and participate in other fellowships.
I have attended church since I was a baby, but I am unsure when I first began believing in God. When I was younger, I didn’t feel very close to Him until I grew up.