Sacred Story’s Library of Inspiring Women’s Stories

Sister we are in this together. Our library contains encouraging stories from women who, like you, walk through chapters of questioning, grieving, loving, hoping, and surrendering. We pray you will pass on stories because hope is contagious. Our Teaching Moments offer perspective about living your story in light of God’s Word. We love to hear how you are impacted by what you read.

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What to Say to a Friend Struggling with Singleness

What to Say to a Friend Struggling with Singleness

Dating apps. Set-ups. Break-ups. First dates. Dreams. Longings. The dating world can be a jungle. If you are married or content as a single, you may find it difficult to know how to respond to your friend who is discouraged about being single. I have been unexpectedly...

Refugee Highlight

Refugee Highlight

  “Throughout history, God has used the scattering of people to bring the Gospel to others.”                   – Michael Pocock Laura's Story: As I sat in a seminary class seven years ago taught by Dr. Pocock, I began to sense God’s prompting to be a part of...

Surprise Pregnancy, Faithful God

Surprise Pregnancy, Faithful God

  Laurie's Story:  Growing up as a minister’s kid, I accepted Christ as my Savior at an early age and never questioned God’s love for me. In high school, my youth director inspired me to read God’s Word and grow spiritually. I continued walking with the Lord in...

Coming Full Circle in Eastern Europe

Coming Full Circle in Eastern Europe

  Sylvia's Story:  On a bleak winter day in January 1994, I stood with my family on Red Square in Moscow, Russia. How did I get here!? I wondered. As long as I could remember, the Soviet Union had been the enemy. But in 1989 the Berlin Wall had come down – along...

A Purpose in Suffering

A Purpose in Suffering

  Kelsey's Story: Since I was a little girl, I have always loved learning about other cultures. Combined with my love for Jesus, my interest in other people and places helped me develop an interest in sharing Christ cross-culturally. After serving on several...

How to Plan a Christian Ladies’ Retreat

How to Plan a Christian Ladies’ Retreat

  Do you feel overwhelmed by the idea of planning a Christian women’s retreat? Maybe you’re not sure where to start or how to juggle the details. Theme, content, location, delicious food – how can you pull it all together? Think in terms of 6 Cs, with every C...

Safely Home with Jesus

Safely Home with Jesus

Phyllis's story: As 2020 dawned, the new year brought significant changes in the health of my 89-year-old mother. She was experiencing the increasing effects of dementia and painful bone-on-bone contact in her knee, resulting in her transition to a wheelchair. My...

Free from Overachieving

Free from Overachieving

  While I was growing up, my family didn’t have extra money. My little-girl brain translated our situation into a need to help my family and prove my value by accomplishments. My ambitious drive showed up most noticeably in my childhood sport as a competitive...

A New Heart

A New Heart

  Jerrie's Story:  When I was little, Mom and Dad would hold my hands and lift me off the ground as we crossed a wooden bridge from the parking lot to our church. I loved the sound when I clomped down and hit the wooden boards with my shoes. I would squeal with...

Reckless Words

Reckless Words

  Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. Proverbs 12:18   “You will never amount to anything!” “Can’t you do anything right?” “That was a stupid answer!” These were just a few of the messages I heard repeated...

Yes, Jesus Loves Me

Yes, Jesus Loves Me

Marissa's Story:  On August 22, 2018, our daughter Alice was diagnosed with cancer. She was four years old. We had known for a couple of weeks something was wrong, but when we took her in for tests that day we were not expecting to find a tumor. And we were definitely...

Seen by Jesus

Seen by Jesus

Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote—Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.” “Nazareth! Can anything good come...

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