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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

Our dreams can suffer if we try to give birth to them before their time.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Susan Downs poses with Mama Alisa, a church member.
When she was growing up, the mission fields were abroad. Now they’re here at home.
by Susan Downs
, Fort Worth, Texas

Classic movie marquee reading Six Holiday Favorites

Here are some titles to consider when you're in the mood for an old-fashioned holiday movie.

by Brett Leveridge
, New York, New York

Weep for wounded souls instead of judging them and feel the difference.

by Michelle Cox

Celebrating the beauty of an orchid, one of God's many beautiful creations.

by Judy Royal Glenn

Participate in #GivingTuesday and be the “hands and feet” of Jesus in this world.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

If you're grasping for something you haven't received, maybe it's time to trust.

by Peggy Frezon

Watching a black skimmer do what God intended

by Judy Royal Glenn

I can never thank God enough for being so good to me and for the gift of my family.

by Michelle Cox

For dogs and cats waiting for morsels from Thanksgiving tables everywhere

by Peggy Frezon

Karen Valentin and her two sons cooking dinner

This single mom worries her kids are missing out on their rich heritage

by Karen Valentin

It felt like God had just wrapped His arms around us and given us the biggest, most needed hug ever.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

General Douglas MacArthur

In this story from November 1953, the heroic general shares a holiday tale that is nearly 100 years ago.

by General Douglas MacArthur

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