Stories Of Faith

Take a moment to lift your spirit and witness the many
ways God responds to our needs. These incredible
true stories of faith, hope and prayer will enrich
your spiritual life and inspire you to move forward
on your faith journey.

Recent Stories of Faith

Stories of Faith blogger Marci Seither's daughter Emma at her wedding

"Anxiety stirred within me," writes guest blogger Marci Seither, "but it dissipated when I saw the look on his face. Pure love. Just like the Lord feels for us."

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Shawnell Eliasen

I think about the joy that this new growth brings, and I wonder: Does our spiritual growth bring such joy to God?

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Actress Sarah Drew of Grey's Anatomy

On Grey’s Anatomy she plays a character of faith. In real life her faith is important too. Not surprising for a pastor’s daughter.

by Sarah Drew
, Los Angeles, California

It’s my prayer that as my son grows, he’ll take pleasure in the Lord’s rejoicing even more than mine.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

When I’m worried, filled with fear, my eyes are on myself. It’s a self-centered kind of pride. There is a better place for my eyes to be!

by Shawnelle Eliasen

I could never earn it. Never, ever deserve it. It’s a grace gift that’s rich with the most powerful kind of love.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

“Guys,” I say. “It’s the scent of spring.” The scent of promise.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

TV and recording star Jimmy Dean

In this story from May 1964,  the TV and recording star (and, later, businessman) recalls when he faced up to the bitterness in his heart.

by Jimmy Dean


Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen's son Isaiah

Feeling rejected is universal. Something common to everyone. But then I remember some precious, true words...

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen and her son

My blog is all about marriage, motherhood, friendships and relationships–the ins-and-outs, ups-and-downs of daily life in a home centered on Jesus.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

I may not be promptly delivered, but I’ve learned, while walking through tough times, that the Lord is always with me.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen's grandmother, Mamo

I sit and think about treasured moments, the times Mamo whispered encouragement. She was like that–gentle love flowed into the relationships she had.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Actor Robert Stack

In this story from August 1968, the popular actor reveals how he learned to relinquish control over his life and career.

by Robert Stack


It takes a lot of love to see a longing heart and speak a gentle but firm “no”...

by Shawnelle Eliasen

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