Inspirational Stories

We are constantly immersed in stories—from
television news to films, novels and
TV programs. The inspiring real-life
stories we tell here are stories of faith,
hope and love, stories of challenges 
overcome as well as small unexpected
moments of grace.

More importantly, our inspiring true stories
are about and by people like you.
People who have discovered how to
live their lives with more hope and joy
and, through their stories and experiences,
have helped others to do the same.

 

Recent Inspirational Stories

Sometimes it seems there just aren’t enough minutes in a day. But we need to put God first. I’ll let you in on a little secret...

by Michelle Medlock Adams

She’s been walking with the Lord just a little longer than I have. She holds wisdom and knowledge and she’s generous to share.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

A pile of puppies

How many Basset Hounds can fit in a tiny doghouse? Watch and see!


Middle schooler Abby Miller with her guitar

Middle schooler Abby Miller's lovely voice will surprise you, but why she's singing is even more special! 


Ted and Peggy Mandry

He was trapped under his tractor. Only God and Shannon knew where to find him.

by Ted and Peggy Mandry
, Washington, Missouri

Hope text

Raimundo Sobrinho was homeless in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years. Then Shalla Monteiro befriended him and what happened from there will bring you to tears!


A service monkey

You may be familiar with stories of service dogs, but this wheelchair-bound MS patient gets assistance–and much more–from her service monkey Sophie. 


Inspirational Stories blogger Michelle Medlock Adams' two daughters as children

Taming the tongue begins with controlling your emotions and allowing God to fill you up with his love.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Bubba Watson
Watch as the 2014 Masters champion talks about following Christ and being a role model to his son.

Chesapeake Antiques Mysteries author Pam Hanson as a teenager selling antiques

Would my mother and I have written books together without our trial partnership in the antiques trade?

by Pam Hanson
, Kearney, Nebraska

Duke Ellington

In this story from February 1971, the eminent composer and orchestra leader shares how his sounds of praise come from his heart.

by Duke Ellington


Inspirational Stories blogger Michelle Medlock Adams

As I parked my car, I prayed five simple words: I work for you, God. ​Immediately I felt a weight lift from my heavy heart. 

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A cat lounges in water

Watch what happens when cats meet water. You won't be able to stop giggling!


Inspirational Stories blogger Michelle Medlock Adams and her dog Mollie Mae

We love to dote on our kids–even the canine and feline ones. That’s exactly how God is. He loves to give his children good gifts.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

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