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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

Sometimes I can hear the Lord whisper... It's okay, Shawnelle, just trust. I'm here. But I tremble. Even though I know His arms are there.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Mikey sings a faith-filled song, inspired by Corinthians 13:4.

A young man gives a heartwarming performance of his  "Love Never Ends," inspired by Corinthians 13:4.


Every single time I’ve gone to Him, tired and hot and worn and dry, His Word has brought nourishment to my soul. 

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Vern Bengtson in his library

How are our values formed? How do we pass faith on to our children? This sociologist has devoted 35 years to these questions.

by Vern Bengtson
, Santa Barbara, California

A photograph of a mother's hands tying a young boy's shoelaces.

If Jesus, at one of his darkest moments, could open his heart, surely I can find the time and energy for to meet my dear boys' needs.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Inspirational Stories blogger Michelle Adams dressed up as Bozo the Clown

Don’t run when you see your flaws and shortcomings; let Jesus and his light fill you up and flow out of you.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Today will be busy–like most days are. But I can take the time to pray and ask the Lord to order my day.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Stories of Faith guest blogger Cassidy Doolittle with her husband at the beach

It’s too easy to just become roommates and forget what it was like to have fun together, says guest blogger Cassidy Doolittle.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

I understand that these are the sounds of creation. His creation, his world, bringing forth praise...

by Shawnelle Eliasen

A beautiful bouquet of living, bright yellow tulip bulbs

Fully vulnerable and exposed: That’s how I want to present my heart to the Lord.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen's son Samuel as a baby

The red-flag danger alerts were physical. I whispered a prayer: He’s yours, Lord. Thank you for holding him in your hands.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen's chalkboard messages to her husband

I can talk with him, lift prayers to him, all throughout the day. He’s always there. Always available.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen and her son Isaiah dancing

I know I have to grab this moment. Reach for it. Drink from the deep well of blessing that exists in the fleeting here-and-now.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Lord, I invite you into this day. Bring your peace to calm us. Bring your tenderness and kindness and grace...

by Shawnelle Eliasen

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