Recent Kids Stories

Karen Paul-Stern
Her son was worried her penchant for weeping would spoil his Bar Mitzvah. But they were tears of joy.
by Karen Paul-Stern
, Takoma Park, Maryland

Roberta Messner
She couldn’t concentrate amid the chaos of her professor's kids, but everything she needed to ace the test was right there on his desk.
by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Erin Keeley Marshall, Mornings with Jesus contributor

I had been praying for a sweetening of my spirit in the midst of busyness—and true to Himself, Jesus showed that His power is perfect!

by Erin Keeley Marshall
, Rogers, Arkansas

Devotional writer, Tricia Goyer of Mornings with Jesus

In this excerpt from Mornings with Jesus, Tricia Goyer shares that a willing heart and open hands open the door to God's abundance.

by Tricia Goyer
, Little Rock, Arkansas

They grew up, leaping ahead of our prayers, flying ahead of our dreams...

by Rick Hamlin

Robin Donica Wolaver, founder of The Annie Moses Band
None of the members is actually called Annie Moses, but there’s a reason that’s the name of her family's band.
by Robin Donica Wolaver
, Nashville, Tennessee

Dale Evans

In this story from 1958, the singer and actress shares how faith helped her cope with her career and busy life with husband Roy Rogers and their kids.

by Dale Evans Rogers

What I needed was comfort. I knew everyone was praying for me but something more tangible would have helped...

by Edward Grinnan

I feel my 80-something-year-old mom’s grip in one hand and my teenage niece’s in the other, the words of a prayer ringing in my ears.

by Rick Hamlin

Leanne Hadley

Shortly after dying, a young girl comforts her grieving friends.

by Leanne Hadley
, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Phil Mickelson with his family

This PGA star came home from the 1999 U.S. Open to the biggest prize of all: the birth of his first child.

by Phil Mickelson
, San Diego, California

Peggy Frezon
She tried to tell herself to relax. She was on vacation, after all. But she just wished she were back home, safe and sound.
by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Kristy Miklas and her son Zackary

She very much wanted a third child and was willing to travel all the way to Moscow to adopt a son. But was this the right choice?

by Kristy Miklas
, Chaska, Minnesota

Carlton Milbrandt's castle painting, with a magnifying glass superimposed on it

He was so close to tracking down the castle that had so long fascinated him. But where was the final clue?

by Carlton Milbrandt
, Northville, Michigan

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