Recent Kids Stories

Branch Rickey chats with a member of the 1954 Pittsburgh Pirates

This June 1954 profile explores the role of faith in the life and baseball career of Branch Rickey.

by Len LeSourd

Marci Post

Would this vacation be her last chance to bond with her teenage daughter?

by Marci Post
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Jelly beans in an Easter basket

Watch how jelly beans are used to illustrate the meaning of Easter in a way that children can understand.

Adam Greenberg

In 2005, he was hit in the head with a 92-mile-per-hour fastball in his first Major League at-bat. He was determined it wouldn’t be his last.

by Adam Greenberg
, Guilford, Connecticut

spiderman window-washer about to scale a building

At children’s hospitals around the country, these real life heroes don costumes to help sick kids feel better.

License plate reading UR-UR-GFT

A California woman sees her vanity license tag as a chance to spread a positive message.

by Ruthie Raduziner Marek
, Westlake Village, California

Rick and Carol with their sons Will and Tim today

In this excerpt from his new book, Rick Hamlin shares that nothing teaches you more about prayer than parenthood.

by Rick Hamlin
, New York, New York

An artist's rendering of Susan's dream

In this excerpt from Dreams of Angels, a woman's hope for a new home seems out of reach until a heavenly message reassures her it is meant to be.

by Susan Fawcett
, Springfield, Missouri

Nancy Gibbs

A grandmother intimidated by her new smartphone finds it's the ideal way for her grandkids to tell her how much they care.

by Nancy Gibbs
, Cordele, Georgia

However you define it, outreach involves extending ourselves, our talents, our resources, to help others.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

Edward Sabella

A family recipe fills an old cook with new hope

by Edward Sabella
, Elsberry, Missouri

Rosemary Marbach and her nephews Patrick and Daniel

An eggless, butterless, milkless cake from the Great Depression: a tasty recipe for tough times

by Rosemary Marbach
, Boston, Massachusetts

Nancy Sleeth

A little faith–and a lot of fresh ingredients–helped this New England transplant in a pinch whip up a hearty soup dinner for a dozen Southerners.

by Nancy Sleeth
, Wilmore, Kentucky

Delilah at the mic

She’s known every kind of heartache—a troubled childhood, broken relationships, crippling addictions. Find out how she overcame it all.

by Delilah
, Seattle, Washington

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