For many Americans, discouragement means hopelessness. And hopelessness means there is no one to turn to. So where do they go?
Many turn to drugs and alcohol or to temporary fixes that only take the edge off their pain and discouragement. But some turn to something they believe will be a permanent fix—suicide.
I’m an atheist,” Brett said. “Can you please prove to me that there is a God?”
“Nope, I can’t,” replied our team member.
Over the last several years, Marisa has seen CAM billboards along highways. About a year ago she called our toll-free number and listened to nearly all of the short sermons listed on our phone menu. At that time she wasn’t sure if she was a Christian.
Ariel saw one of CAM’s Gospel billboards three days ago. She said, “I’ve been thinking about it non-stop—‘Where are you going, heaven or hell.’
While driving down the highway, Keith called our toll-free number. He was sick of his life. His mind was in turmoil. Tired of trying to come back to the Lord on his own strength, Keith was ready to turn it all over to Jesus Christ.
Discouraged and struggling, Justin* longs for a different life. When he called our billboard number, our team member explained the Gospel to Justin and described how he could experience a new life in Christ.
Two years ago I called in total despair and ready to take my life. Your team member so kindly talked to me of God’s love and tenderness and prayed with me.
James* saw a CAM billboard that read, Real Christians love their enemies. He said this Gospel billboard had a thought-provoking statement and the message caught his eye.
“Yesterday I was on Route 78 near Newark, New Jersey, when I happened to look up and notice the billboard that read, After you die, you will meet God.
Christianity is not just another religion but rather a relationship with God through Jesus. Jesus Himself said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”1 Jesus is not just one way to God, but the only way. He also said that He alone reveals the Father, He has the authority to forgive sins, and He would rise from the dead.
Josh passed a CAM billboard in California that read, Where are you going—heaven or hell? His brother had died just two days before, and this billboard message really made him think.
“I was raised to be very skeptical and scientific and have called myself an atheist up until about a year ago,” said James. “There have been some things happening that have led to changes in my thinking. I have been studying the Bible some and am wondering what it means for me if I begin to believe the story of Jesus.”
Over the last three years, I have found that many callers have tried to discredit the Bible. The majority who question the Bible’s accuracy are not open to truth. In contemplating this topic, I estimate that 95 percent of our callers who question the Bible are actually trying to disprove it as God’s Word because… Read more
“I’m sure you’re doing a lot of good to a lot of people, but I just can’t, I can’t, I just can’t believe that you would teach AGAINST evolution.” —location unknown “Keep up the great work. I am a long distance trucker. I see your billboards everywhere. They lift my spirit in the middle of… Read more