This is the Christian testimony of Chicago gang memeber Sampson Green.
January 12, 1924 – October 2, 2017
Donald Paul Avigliano was an accomplished artist, astronomer, author, and Bible teacher. He served in the U.S. Army in WWII, graduated from Pasadena Junior College, and in 1947, married Helen. In 1954, he turned from atheism and accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior.
In the 1950s and 60s, Don studied Bible at Wheaton College and was an evangelist with Open Air Campaigners. After retiring, Don continued teaching the Bible and ministered to the homeless.
Dr. Tatagiri Gurappa grew up in an extremely poor Hindu family from the untouchable caste in Southern India. When a nephew dies with no medical care, he hopes to become a doctor to the poor but has no means to do so. He attends a Christian school in his village, earns excellent marks and wins a scholarship to college. He comes to faith in Jesus Christ through a sister and brother-in-law and eventually becomes a doctor and serves the poorest of the poor.
Huck was a Tennessee boy who nobody loved. He was moved from place to place as a lad but when he was old enough he joined the Marines. His life in the Marines was not what he would have liked but he at least received an honorable discharge. Through various circumstances, he meets the Lord Jesus Christ, marries and attends Bible College. He never ‘feels’ called to be a ‘preacher’ but he and his wife are used of the Lord to help many young people who found themselves in similar situations as Huck did to come to faith in Christ.