Nov 20, 2016 |
Inga Blust| Faith Stories Podcast
Is my faith really deep enough to talk about? Do I have a vocabulary to make what I feel sound spiritual enough? Is my faith strong enough to be examined deeply? My faith did not come to me as a transformational experience; it's been with me since childhood. I think of it as a kind of smoldering fire that every now and then sparks up ...
Oct 09, 2016 |
Dick Dowd| Faith Stories Podcast
I am going to tell you about a life-changing event that led to a conversion experience for me. I had suffered a massive stroke about thirty years ago. The context is important. Terry and I were empty nesters. We were very involved in our careers. We drove into work together and drove back home together. Whoever had to work latest ...
May 22, 2016 |
Elizabeth Pyke| Faith Stories Podcast
I grew up in a family of missionaries in China. The story of our family was one of christian commitment and purpose. This would have been fine, except when I was in elementary school, my family, led by my siblings, had migrated from our sleepy little Methodist church to ...
Apr 17, 2016 |
Lane Heard| Faith Stories Podcast
When Ledlie asked me to tell my faith story in three minutes, it would have been so much easier if he had asked me to tell my church story–about growing up in a large, downtown Southern Baptist church in Houston, TX and as liberal as Southern Baptists go ...
Mar 13, 2016 |
Bob Broeksmit| Faith Stories Podcast
This notion of sharing a faith story with a large group is anathema to a repressed WASP like me. My father’s sister told me that the most emotional thing ever said in my grandparents’ household, where she and my father were raised, was 'pass the salt and pepper' ...
Feb 28, 2016 |
Rick Dulaney| Faith Stories Podcast
I look out and I see so many of you that I know quite well and who are all part of a larger faith story, but I also see faces I don’t know and I wonder if you might be here for the first time. I thought I would share a small moment that I have come to think of as my first time in church …