Inspiring Stories

Stories of faith, change and transformation from people who have encountered the God who loves, and changes lives...................

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"I didn't expect life to be unfair but it still was unfair" - Jo Saxton (below left)

 

 

 

 

 

'I let you live and gave you a story to tell' - Zac Williams (below left)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is There More to Life than This?   Charlie Mackesy (below left) Join Alpha

 

 

 

 

 

Miranda Hart talks to Nicky Gumbel   at the Leadership Conference about finding purpose in life.

 

 

 

 

 

"That Reservoir of Goodness..Amazing Grace..." Barack Obama 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"We are called to be dispensers of grace in a world of ungrace...." 
Philip Yancey (below left)  on 'Why Grace?'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flame International - go to some of the poorest and most traumatised communities and work to provide practical support. Interview.   www.flameinternational.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canon Andrew White (below) - author of 'Faith Under Fire' - trusting in Jesus when so many things are going wrong (interview)

 

 

 

 

 


 

Archbishop of Canterbury

Justin Welby (left) talks to Kirsty
Young about his life, faith and difficult
childhood:

Desert Island Disks (interview)
 

 

 

 

 

Nicky Gumbel (right) talks about his life and journey of faith (link)

"..for some reason I started reading the New Testament...as I read the words of Jesus, particularly John's gospel, I throught, 'this is true!'..I began a relationship with God that brought meaning and purpose to my life..."
 

Below: Mike Pilavachi talks to Nicky Gumbel...

"We live in an instant society where we want everything straight away, but the way God prepares us is often in the lonely place, the boring place and the hidden place....We've only got one life, I decided I wasn't going to waste a moment waiting for something that might or might not be..."

 Mike Pilavachi (below) about his life as a follower of Jesus (link)


 

American Football player BENJAMIN WATSON (left)talks about his faith and book in the aftermath of the Ferguson unrest last year: 'Under our Skin' - Getting real about Race. Getting Free from the Fears and Frustrations that Divide us.' (link)

 

 

 

The Archbishop of Canterbury's Christmas Message is truly beautiful, even if you aren't religious...." (read here)

Why Christmas is different this year Justin Welby (left) tells a story about the grace of God.

Canon Andrew White (right) is the Vicar of Bagdad. - Interview -
"In all that I do, how can I love Jesus more? How can I be more like

Jesus?"
Canon Andrew White is also President of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East. He has suffered from MS for the past 20 years which affects his mobility and speech. He is also an anesthesiologist. He is the author of a number of books including 'Faith Under Fire' and 'My Journey So Far'.

"Even in the darkest times, there can be light and hope..."
 

Darrell Tunningley (left) - a story of transformation.
Daily Mail article 

 


 

 

 

Dr Paul Brand CBE (left, and his wife Margaret) became the first surgeon in the world to use reconstructive surgery to correct leprosy-caused deformities in hands and feet.

During the 1940's Paul Brand and his wife Margaret began to search for effective treatments for the disabilities Leprosy can cause. Initially viewed with a degree of predudice and hostility, since they challenged the attitudes of the day towards leprosy sufferers
"You touched him, and no-one has done that for years...."  The Leprosy Mission.

 

Journeying through grief and forgiveness - Rick & Kay Warren (below right) share their journey following the death of their son Matthew who took his own life, aged 27.
Interview at Royal Albert Hall 2014.

Justin Welby - Archbishop of Canterbury (below left)
"We need to be a risk-taking church"
 

Brother Luigi Gioia (below) talks about his real and practical prayer life

 

 

 


Shane Taylor (right) - formally one of the UK's most dangerous men talks about how his life has been transformed
by God Interview.
 


Operation Christmas Child - over 60,000 shoebox gifts were sent to children from Syria and Iraq who had been displaced by violence - Samaritan's Purse (left)

'TAILS I LOOSE' - Justyn Rees Larcombe (Left) once addicted to gambling, shares his journey of recovery and restoration.


'GOSPEL FOR ASIA' (Left) Stories of Hope and
Transformation (videos)


RefugeesTears bring two women together in a Syrian refugee camp 'Your Tears are Precious'

Christian refugees who fled from Monsul to Erbil, Kurdistan have written "Jesus is the Light of the World" on their tents (right) Tearfund International


Tails I Lose
Justyn Rees Larcombe shares his journey of recovery from compulsive gambling