Story Sermons Of God's Grace
David O. Bales
If over the centuries Christians have become used to sermons being a string of assertions, explanations, or exhortations -- with a sprinkling of stories as illustrations -- the sermons have not been preached in a manner consistent with how the...

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

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

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

Sports Anecdotes For Preachers
Richard A. Hasler
God’s Game Plan will add color, warmth, humor, and imagination to any preacher’s message. Its anecdotes can be used by anyone who seeks to interpret more effectively the Good News in our day.

The book includes over 75 sports anecdotes

Twelve Short Stories Based On New Testament Parables
Merle G. Franke
”I would like to withdraw the money from my trust fund, Momma all of it,” she announced rather tentatively. She wasn’t too concerned what her mother would say, but she knew her sister would once again act the role of stern maiden aunt. She was right.

A Study In Christian Decision Making
John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt
In this ”post-literate,” TV generation, many have come to realize that the art and act of storytelling is the most lucid, and therefore, most effective way to communicate a message. Creating images in others’ minds has become crucial. Most of us thin...

True Life Stories from an Imaginary Town (Revised)
Michael Pearson
Looking for delightful and heartwarming stories that present familiar spiritual truths in new and delightful ways? Then you'll definitely enjoy this collection of brief parables in the form of humorous letters sent to Pastor Mike from a fictional parishioner. The letters chronicle a five-year time frame in the life of the small town of "Maybe,"

Multiple-Use Life-Enriching Stories
Karl Evans
What is a story? Is it simple communication, a way to relay information about an event? Is there more to a story than that? In fact, stories are powerful. They not only inspire our imagination, but they also serve as a connection with our past, preserving core events in our history. Stories can create a feeling of community, bonding people together in a

A Novel
Leonard Mann

Youngest and brightest of the Twelve, we believe this Apostle lived and served to become the oldest and most accomplished. He would, we are saying, put pen to papyrus and write two of our most significant New Testament books, each to be a blockbuster when done. Exciting is the story: Why did this Apostle write each of these, under what condition, and with what result?