Letters From Maybe
Michael Pearson

Looking for delightful and heartwarming stories that present familiar spiritual truths in new and insightful ways? Then you'll definitely enjoy this collection of brief parables in the form of humorous letters sent to Pastor Mike from a ficti

Series VI, Cycle A
David E. Leininger
Whether you pick up this book as relaxed devotional reading or are searching for a last-minute sermon illustration, you'll be delighted with the imaginative and inspirational stories in the newest installment in CSS' popular Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit series. David

Series IV, Cycle B
Gregory L. Tolle
Jesus was a master storyteller, and his preaching was filled with parables because he knew his listeners would relate to them -- and therefore connect with his message. Likewise, insightful and well-told stories are an essential element of the contemporary preacher's toolbox; they are invariably what people remember long after the sermon is over. If you're looking for a collection of fresh,

Divine Revelations, Angels, And Holy Coincidences
John E. Sumwalt, Editor
The Bible is filled with many familiar stories of mystical experiences -- Moses and the burning bush, Samuel in the temple, the angel's visit to Mary, and Paul's Damascus road experience are just a few examples -- and many modern Christians have equa

A Narrative Approach
Richard A. Jensen
In a classic case of failing to see the forest for the trees, Jensen, a homiletics professor and author of two works on narrative preaching, says that preachers tend to analyze biblical books to glean the slightest bits of exegetical data, yet miss t

Series VI, Cycle B
David E. Leininger
Whether used for relaxed devotional reading or as a source of stimulating sermon illustrations, this installment of CSS' popular Lectionary Tales for the Pulpit series is certain to enrich your spiritual life. David Leininger takes you right to the heart of the scriptures with imaginative and inspirational stories based on Cycle B lectionary texts. His thought-provoking reflections

Scripture Stories For Reflection
Andre Papineau
* Mary greets a stranger at her door one afternoon, a man in a white suit with a red pocket handkerchief who calls himself ”Gabe.” He tells Mary that ”Mr. G.” sent him, and that ”Mr. G.” has something special in mind for her ...
* Zechar

New Mercies I See
Stan Purdum
In New Mercies I See, Stan Purdum does for the ministry what James Herriot did for veterinary medicine in All Creatures Great and Small. Set in rural Ohio churches, Stan's stories are humorous, poignant, thought-provoking, pathos

Series II, Cycle B
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 B of the Revised Common

Stories And Metaphors For The Pulpit
Jerry Schmalenberger
Schmalenberger shares this collection of 475 illustrations and narratives gathered from his own preaching journals. The material will be useful to any preacher and is organized by topic.

This book contains 475 illustrations, anecdotes, metaph