Recent Kids Stories

An artist's rendering of an infant in a glowing white baby carrier

She saw her newborn son fall to the floor as she prepared to feed him. Would he escape harm?

by Carla Hendricks
, Little Rock, Arkansas

An artist's rendering of an angel with blue butterfly wings

A mother receives an unexpected assurance that her son, gone nine years, is at peace in heaven.

by Barbara Wills
, Glencoe, Alabama

Shawnelle Eliasen

Though she liked things as they were, deep down she knew they couldn’t stay that way.

by Shawnelle Eliasen
, Port Byron, Illinois

a coil of thick rope

There was something in our church craft cabinet…something I’d never seen in there before.

by Sandi Sebak Bean
, Bottineau, North Dakota

The room was full of positive energy—the energy of joy, of excitement, of community...

by Katie Allen Berlandi

Jim Cantore

The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore has had his share of struggles throughout his life. But he has always managed to ride out the tempests.

by Jim Cantore
, Atlanta, Georgia

An artist's rendering of a white kitten with angel's wings

A mother is made proud when her children exhibit a divine generosity toward a neighbor.

by Becky Banks
, Cashion, Oklahoma

Kelly Gallagher

Nothing interesting ever happened in her neighborhood. Or so she thought.

by Kelly Gallagher
, New York, New York

John and Elizabeth Sherrill

An experienced writer learns a surprising (and surprisingly effective) way to combine interviewing and prayer.

by John Sherrill
, New York, New York

Melinda Mallory

A child's anxiety over being away from home is eased by a special Bible verse.

by Melinda Mallory
, Southlake, Texas

Jennifer Hubbard and her husband, Matt

How this Sandy Hook mom survived her daughter’s loss.

by Jennifer Hubbard
, Newtown, Connecticut

A stack of video tapes, the top of which is labeled "Villanueva Family."

Seven dollars for six dozen videotapes was a bargain by any measure. Little did she know what a treasure she'd uncovered.

by Dana Mericle
, Mount Vernon, Texas

Perry Como

In this story from December 1953, the popular crooner discusses the importance of faith in his life and career.

by Perry Como

Homemade greeting card

A departed friend leaves her mark from beyond on a granddaughter's birthday party.

by Peggy Hartman
, The Plains, Ohio

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