Recent Friendship Stories

Thumbs up all around from Gerdi's friends and family

Watch as friends of a woman battling breast cancer band together to show their support in memorable fashion.

Jerry blends in with his undergrad peers.

Jerry Reid fulfilled a life-long dream, not only of graduating from college but also of enjoying the college experience to the fullest.

How to help the homeless? Change them? Or change ourselves? One dog shows the way.

by Edward Grinnan

God is with us in our grief, and his kindness and sympathy are always ours, noted Dr. Norman Vincent Peale.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

Kate and Pippin cuddle up in the back yard.

Immediately upon meeting, Pippin, a deer, and Kate, a great Dane, became inseparable.

Myra Sanchez holds up the traveling quilt.

With her husband gone and her friends dispersed, there had to be a way to reconnect with old pals and classmates.

by Myra Sanchez
, Leander, Texas

Pat Allen (left) with her friend Tina Mitchell

Misfortune brought them together, but shared values and interests helped their friendship blossom.

by Pat Allen
, Larchmont, New York

Roberta's bracelet, a heart-shaped necklace and an angel brooch, all in gold

A pair of friends are simultaneously inspired to make a generous gesture, each toward the other.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Matt Zeller (left) and Janis Shinwari

Meet Matt Zeller and Janis Shinwari who describe how they forged such a strong bond and what their shared mission is ere in the U.S. Read Matt's story!

Sulo hand-feeds one of his bears.

Meet the Finnish earth angel known as "Bearman," who looks after orphan brown bears.

Roberta Messner (right) with her friend Wanda

It wasn’t that she believed God couldn’t heal her; it was just that he hadn’t.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Devotional writer, Mary Lou Carney

Five tips to help you deepen your prayer life.

by Mary Lou Carney
, Chesterton, Indiana

Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen's friend's table

There’s been laughter and tears around that table. Prayers and praises. Hurt and healing...

by Shawnelle Eliasen

L to R: Brandi, Laura, Laurie and Kathy

These four friends traveled everywhere together. Could it be the same now, with one of them gone?

by Laurie Gowdy
, Melbourne, Iowa

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