Stories Connecting Scripture to Everyday Life
Timothy E. Healy

The word "homily" comes from the Greek word meaning conversation. The stories in Tales For The Masses: Stories Connecting Scripture To Everyday Life largely contain dialogue - realistic conversations between family members, co-workers and neighbors of all ages. Here is a new collection of previously unpublished stories that connect Scripture to contemporary, everyday life. Tim writes for the parishioner who's wondering "Why should I listen to you?" by imparting stories to which the parishioner can easily relate. Someone may ask you, "Who told you about me, anyway?" after hearing a homily or sermon with one of these stories in it. In this way, the Scripture message can be seen as relevant to all generations. In this book, author Tim Healy provides homilists and educators material they can use for their own reflection, to help people connect Scripture with what goes on in normal life, and to get people excited about worship because its relevance has been made transparent.

Fifteen Eye-Opening Stories from the Bible (Revised)
James McKarns

Stories Told Through Advent & Christmas
Rich Reifsnyder

Surprised by Christmas is an excellent resource for clergy and their congregations, as well as other interested readers of Christmas stories. They may also be used in community organizations and workshops.

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Series II, Cycle C
Peter Andrew Smith
They can serve as a companion when studying the scripture, as illustrations for sermons, and as devotional material for personal or group use.  Smith offers thought-provoking contemplations on Cycle C lectionary passages that draw out the biblical theme by relating it to aspects of modern life we have all experienced.

Cycle A
Anthology
This compilation of stories for the entire Cycle A church year is taken from StoryShare

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A Sermon Series
Maurice A. Fetty
This sermon series for Lent/Easter is fast-paced and illustrated with stories and anecdotes that keep the attention of readers and listeners. With titles such as ”The Challenge To Change,” ”The Challenge Of Tragedy,” ”The Challenge Of No-Fault Religi...

True Funny Stories From Church Life
Al Fasol

Dozens of stories like these fill this heart-warming collection of humorous tales, serving as a pleasant reminder that following Jesus is a joy-filled experience. Humor with a Halo: True Funny Stories from Church Life, Revised Edition delivers timeless joy for old, young, and everyone in between and leaves readers with a tremendous reserve of hilarious and contagious joy.

True Accounts Of Visions, Angels, And Healing Miracles (Cycle B)
John E. Sumwalt, Editor
* What if Moses had never told anyone about the burning bush?
* What if Paul had kept quiet about his experience on the road to Damascus?
* What if John had never written a word of what he saw during his exile on Patmos?

Series IV, Cycle C
Timothy F. Merrill
If you're looking for imaginative reflections that take you right to the heart of the scriptures, the newest edition of CSS' popular Lectionary Tales For The Pulpit series is the perfect resource for you. Timothy Merrill offers 65 thought-provoking contemplations on Cycle C lectionary passages that draw out the biblical theme by relating it to aspects of modern life we have all experienced. This book is not only great for preaching

Series III, Cycle C
Constance Berg
Everyone remembers and enjoys a good story -- and heartfelt stories touch us in ways nothing else can. Jesus used stories or parables to emphasize his points and lead his listeners to look at themselves and examine their motivations.

This collection of stories illustrating biblical passages from Cycle C of the Revised Common Lectionary will touch your soul. Berg speaks to the person in the pew with accounts drawn from conversations with