Godgift's Story

Godgift's Story

Lagos, Nigeria

I hope churches and prisons all over the world run Alpha

Godgift was falsely accused of murder and spent nineteen months in prison awaiting trial. During that time, he reflected on aspects of his life he wanted to change. While still in prison, he heard about Alpha and decided to attend.

He says, "It was as if I just received my sight, my eyes were opened. I had never been so clear about the person of Jesus. Alpha was about Jesus and I learnt how sinless He lived, and decided that this sinless man is the one I will follow."

He was acquitted shortly after his experience on Alpha. He found life challenging after release from prison. But this hasn't stopped him from working with young people and running Alpha in his church.

He hopes that others will have the same opportunity that he had, to hear about Jesus on Alpha.

He said, "I hope churches and prisons all over the world run Alpha because souls need to be saved—people need to know who this Jesus is, why he came, and what he calls us to do. If I hadn't come to know Jesus on Alpha I might still be in prison. I am so happy about who I am today by the grace of God."

Watch his story:

Click here to to get in touch and find out how to try or run Alpha

Want to find an Alpha near you

Try Alpha

Find out more about Alpha

Learn more

Related

Ben's Story

Ben's Story

God met me where I was and I encountered Him in a way that was really specific to me. Life has become completely different.

Watch >