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These podcasts are a tiny subset of the billions of stories God tells. They reveal an active, living God who shows up in everyday life. As you listen, learn to see him in your own stories.

These podcasts are a tiny subset of the billions of stories God tells. They reveal an active, living God who shows up in everyday life. As you listen, learn to see him in your own stories.
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These podcasts are a tiny subset of the billions of stories God tells. They reveal an active, living God who shows up in everyday life. As you listen, learn to see him in your own stories.

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Episodes

30: Theresa’s Story-Prayers From Prison

7/2/2018
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Theresa’s story starts in a prison cell. Years of emptiness flowed into a vow never to trust anyone again. Here’s how she describes the very dark place she found herself: “After the things I’d been through, I hated humans. I had no hope in them. I had seen too much. Too much phoniness. Too much […] The post 30: Theresa’s Story-Prayers From Prison appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

29: Miracles are Just Part of the Story

12/11/2017
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When someone says they saw God provide a miracle, what do you think? Maybe they recount how he rescued them from illness, financial difficulty or job loss. God absolutely does those things all the time. Still, real life is made up of a combination of joy, sorrow, fear, pain, suffering, blessing, reward, provision and disruption. […] The post 29: Miracles are Just Part of the Story appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:19:16

28: Stop the Car

8/10/2017
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Stop the car. Those three words made the difference between life and death for our friend Dorsey, or Dee as we call him. You got an introduction to Dee Howard in podcast 27. When we met him last year, we immediately connected due to our common interest in storytelling. He weaves story into his local […] The post 28: Stop the Car appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:16:48

27: One Way-No Left Turn

6/19/2017
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Thanks for checking in for a quick update the next podcast. We’re thrilled to present our friend Dee Howard. Born in Chicago, Dee went from a seemingly perfect suburban family to drugs, gangs and then prison. God never gave up on him though and Dee ended up sharing his stories in a recently published book, […] The post 27: One Way-No Left Turn appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:06:35

26: Rescue Mission in North Minneapolis

3/5/2017
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Rescue Mission in North Minneapolis closes a three-part series from KG Wilson (episodes 24, 25). As always, this story had an impact on us. Our new friendship with KG threw us into a few unexpected adventures, introduced us to some new friends and breathed fresh inspiration into our storytelling. We didn’t plan any of that. Isn’t that just like God? As he takes […] The post 26: Rescue Mission in North Minneapolis appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:27:51

25: Scars Tell Stories

11/14/2016
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Have you ever regretted your physical or even emotional scars? You wish they’d just disappear. You may have even tried removing them. Our guest today shares how he thought about this as well. And then he found his scars tell stories that help hurting people hear God’s story. We introduced Kay G Wilson in episode […] The post 25: Scars Tell Stories appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:34:29

24: Tragedy on Speed Dial

9/6/2016
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We picked up Kay G to record a three-part series. He warned us that he was on call. If a shooting should take place, he’d need to hit the road and be there for any families and neighbors affected. Talk about an an eye-opening conversation. We began to get the picture that these calls were […] The post 24: Tragedy on Speed Dial appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:37:10

23: Looking Death in the Eye

8/13/2016
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We knew this story would be different. Honestly, we didn’t look forward to it. Pausing to pray, we felt the weight of the story to be shared. This conversation would stare death straight in the eye. And yet, somehow we ended up with opportunities to laugh together with Ken and Patty as they shared part […] The post 23: Looking Death in the Eye appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:26:46

22: Beyond a Good Life

7/12/2016
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Hey podcast listeners, we have another long story that we’ve boiled down to a few minutes for you. Today’s episode is entitled “Beyond a Good Life.” Our friend Ray tells us he’s been blessed with “a good life.” But years ago he felt pressed to pray for more than that. He believed there was more […] The post 22: Beyond a Good Life appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

21: Road Trip to Revival – Part 2

6/15/2016
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We’ve heard from a few listeners wondering when this episode would air so they could hear the conclusion of Jewl’s story. In part 1, she talked about responding to the prompting of the Holy Spirit to learn about revival. In that process, God changed the direction for a campus recruitment road trip to Wheaton College. […] The post 21: Road Trip to Revival – Part 2 appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:38:08

20: Road Trip to Revival – Part 1

6/8/2016
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As Brent and I planned a recent road trip, we learned it would take us through Jewl’s city. She had posted a few travel suggestions on Facebook and even offered to let us spend the night. That’s when God impressed on me to invite her to pray about sharing a story on the podcast. I […] The post 20: Road Trip to Revival – Part 1 appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:19:45

19: I Choose Joy

4/4/2016
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We never get tired of hearing how God is at work in people’s lives. Each story is so unique and that’s definitely the case with Mary Jane and her weighted blankets. We were clueless about this whole idea of a weighted blanket. But after hearing Mary Jane’s story, we’re pretty pumped about how God is using […] The post 19: I Choose Joy appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:24:11

18: A Story Pulls Up in a Cab

2/23/2016
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If you’re an avid follower of Long Story Short Podcast, you’ve seen us experiment with story-telling methods. Some people are more comfortable sharing a story in an essay-like manner. Others do better working from a simple outline. We’ve also dabbled with interviews. Today’s story pulled up in a cab. Not long before we recorded this podcast, we […] The post 18: A Story Pulls Up in a Cab appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:27:23

17: Hope for Broken People

12/28/2015
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The two brothers in this episode display unusual maturity for their ages. But that’s not surprising after spending time with Ben and Isaiah and their family. Despite being brothers, these guys have very distinct life stories. And yet one of their many commonalities is that they love God and have seen him show up in […] The post 17: Hope for Broken People appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:18:20

16: From Surrender to Submission

11/29/2015
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We first recorded Ken and Patti eight months ago on podcast #9. According to the American dream, they should be on the verge of living out plans for the empty nest years. Instead, they’ve been catapulted into a dramatic journey to not only battle ALS, but wrestle with what submission to God means as his […] The post 16: From Surrender to Submission appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:18:03

15: Do Justice. Love Kindness. Walk Humbly.

11/8/2015
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Maybe you’re like us. You run into a constant flow of viewpoints on race relations. It’s in the media. You run into discussions at work, school and social gatherings. We’ll say right up front – race relations is definitely not our area of expertise. We recognize that puts us at risk to say the wrong […] The post 15: Do Justice. Love Kindness. Walk Humbly. appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:39:06

14: Stretched Like a Rubber Band

9/22/2015
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The friends in this podcast have a house full of kids. When they invited us over for dinner, we naturally anticipated some chaos. It was anything but. We were amazed at how respectful and well-mannered the children were. The older ones chipped in with dinner preparations without prompting. The younger ones quickly won our hearts. […] The post 14: Stretched Like a Rubber Band appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:16:29

13: What if We Lived Every Day Like That?

6/11/2015
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Our last three episodes were about storytelling. We invited you to participate in our four-week class, “A Story Big Enough to Live In.” During the final class, our friends practiced what we all learned by sharing a story or two. And so we got to hear what God was up to in each other’s lives. This was all fun […] The post 13: What if We Lived Every Day Like That? appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:15:40

12: A Story Big Enough to Live In – Part 3

5/5/2015
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If you’ve been following the past few episodes, you know we just finished week three in leading a four-week series on telling stories. The class is called “A Story Big Enough to Live In” and this is podcast is a condensed summary of our notes. We knew some of the class participants would want to […] The post 12: A Story Big Enough to Live In – Part 3 appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:13:46

11: A Story Big Enough to Live In – Part 2

4/28/2015
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If you caught podcast #10, you know we’re currently leading a four-week series at our church. It’s called “A Story Big Enough to Live In.” This episode is also a condensed summary of our notes from the class. If you’re interested in learning more about storytelling, this material will be right up your alley. Again, […] The post 11: A Story Big Enough to Live In – Part 2 appeared first on Long Story Short Podcast.

Duration:00:23:54