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

Jesus Saves sign over buildings in Los Angeles

Anytime I have lost my way, all I’ve had to do is look up and find Jesus. He is my compass.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Michelangelo's Pietà

Jesus had been a boy like me. And he loved his mother as hungrily as I Ioved mine.

by Edward Grinnan

Wanda Rosseland holding jars of apricot jam

Summer just wasn't the summer with apricots to can, but an unlikely source came to her rescue.

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Wanda Rosseland

How giving up chocolate for Lent changed her life.

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Nanette Fabray

In this story from August 1963,  the singer, dancer and actress explains how God is still at work on her imperfections.

by Nanette Fabray


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.

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