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Dan Christopherson, Englewood

February 1, 2017   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Dan Christopherson, Englewood Adopt a Pastor Program--The Eagle Has Landed Many of us watched and can remember when those words were spoken on the ...


Donald Marsh, First Brandon

January 18, 2016 This was originally posted in April 2014. This Week’s Storyteller is… Donald Marsh, First Brandon ANSWERING GOD'S CALL:  PRAYER FOR HEALING Wednesday, January 30th, 2013, at 6:30 ...


Helen Jackson, Trinity UMC, DeLand

January 4, 2017 This Week’s Storyteller is… Helen Jackson, Trinity UMC, DeLand My Christmas Miracle As a teenager my Father had given me a pair of opal earrings and I had lost one after he died in ...


Rachael Sumner, First UMC Titusville

Merry Christmas!   December 21, 2016 This was originally posted in December 2013. This Week’s Storyteller is… Rachael Sumner, First UMC Titusville “I feel like God has put this call on my life to ...


Sharon Surrency, First UMC Hawthorne

December 7, 2016 This story first posted in November 2013 This Week’s Storyteller is… Sharon Surrency, First UMC Hawthorne I am so blessed to be able to share my story in hopes it will bless someone...


Debra Thompson, Ebenezer, Jacksonville

November 30, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Debra Thompson, Ebenezer, Jacksonville Ebenezer UMC Jacksonville Florida had “Church without Walls” on Sunday October 30, 2016. We went into our ...


Mary Broske, First UMC Gainesville

November 23, 2016 This story first posted in November 2013.   This Week’s Storyteller is… Mary Broske, First UMC Gainesville How the Walk to Emmaus Clarified My Calling I am Mary Broske, from First ...


Robert Weatherall, First Spring Hill

November 16, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Robert Weatherall, First Spring Hill TREATIN', NO TRICKIN' was a Serving Others Selflessly (SOS) project of the youth ministry at First United ...


Deborah Sternett, Van Dyke Church, Lutz

November 9, 2016 This Week’s Storyteller is… Deborah Sternett, Van Dyke Church, Lutz "She made her own sanctuary." This is how Deb describes Courtney's bedroom. Courtney is a mentee at Central Pasco...


Kevin Sumner, First UMC Wauchula

October 26, 2016 Kevin Sumner, First UMC Wauchula Here at First United Methodist, Wauchula, we have a good food pantry. It's been operating for nearly eight years now. I have been involved since its ...


Dennis Delman, First Melbourne

October 19, 2016 Dennis Delman, First Melbourne First posted on August 6, 2013 As a humanist, I used God’s natural gifts of intellect to rationally reject the involvement of God in my life.  But God ...


Becky Jordan, First Brandon

October 5, 2016 Becky Jordan,  First Brandon First posted on July 30, 2013 I had occupied a pew for several years and become a museum Christian.  No longer alive, no salt or light.  I was full of ...


John Nunn, Christ UMC, Neptune Beach

September 21, 2016 John Nunn, Christ UMC, Neptune Beach HEAVEN HERE AND NOW: My wife of 53 years passed away on May 29, 2013. Nothing could have prepared me for the effect this event had on me. I was...


Mike McHargue, Good Samaritan UMC, Tallahassee

August 24, 2016   Mike McHargue, Good Samaritan UMC, Tallahassee I'm a Southern Baptist turned atheist turned Jesus-follower.   And now I'm a Methodist.   Like so many in our culture today, I lost my...


Julie Mitchell, CrossRoad Church, Jacksonville

August 10, 2016   Julie Mitchell, CrossRoad Church, Jacksonville The disciple shares her witness about losing her 15-year-old son to a hiking accident. She tells how she found herself angry, lost and ...


Bev McGregor, First UMC, Port Orange

July 27, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Bev McGregor, First UMC, Port Orange Does God Always Get It Right? Sometimes in life God answers your prayer request exactly as you've asked it.  Other ...


Bob Meeks, New Hope UMC, Brandon

July 13, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Bob Meeks, New Hope UMC, Brandon The disciple tells his story about how losses of loved ones led him to turn away from God and how his wife, the pastor ...


Diane Bohner, First Bradenton

June 29, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Diane Bohner, First Bradenton God has been working on me for a long time and about five years ago, I finally listened.    He kept telling me to just be ...


Penny Marchant, CrossRoad Church, Jacksonville

June 15, 2016 This Week’s Storyteller is…   Penny Marchant, CrossRoad Church, Jacksonville “If you’re not dead, you’re not done,” says Penny Marchant. She shares how attending the Leadership Summit ...


The Children of Anona UMC, Largo

June 1, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is… The Children of Anona UMC, Largo Wrapping up our Mother’s Day testimonies, the children of Anona talk about their special Moms.   Up Next…   Penny ...


The Children of Casa de Paz, Kissimmee

May 18, 2016 This Week’s Storyteller is…   The Children of Casa de Paz, Kissimmee The children talk about what is special about their Moms in this Mother’s Day video.   Up Next…   The Children ...


Paul Daniel, Melrose UMC

April 20, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is… Paul Daniel, Melrose UMC The Melrose and Orange Creek-Campville churches needed a new mission project.  As the pastor, I looked around in the community ...


Celebrate Recovery, First UMC Clermont

April 6, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is… Celebrate Recovery, First UMC Clermont In this video, several members of First UMC Clermont share the positive impact Celebrate Recovery has made in their ...


Ida Mary Spears, First UMC, Bowling Green

March 23, 2016 This Week’s Storyteller is… Ida Mary Spears, First UMC, Bowling Green Not so very long ago, I was choir director at a church in a small rural county.  There were some wonderful ...


Erica, Trinity UMC, Gainesville

March 9, 2016   This Week’s storyteller is… Erica, Trinity UMC, Gainesville Erica shares her testimony about the power and gifts of prayer in her church community and her life.      Up Next ...


Hank Lunsford, Trinity UMC, Sarasota

March 2, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is… Hank Lunsford, Trinity UMC, Sarasota On a recent mission to Pahokee, the ages of the missioners ranged from 17 to 84.  One young man was on his first ...


Amy Perry, CrossRoad Church

February 24, 2016 This Week’s Storyteller is… Amy Perry, CrossRoad Church Amy finding peace with her identity of being "in the hallway." This is God's story...as evidenced in Amy's life...for His ...


Regina Johnson, Kerr Memorial, Miami

February 17, 2016 This Week’s Storyteller is… Regina Johnson, Kerr Memorial, Miami Paying It Forward “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”  ...


Daniel and Carrie Simone, Killearn UMC, Tallahassee

February 10, 2016   This Week’s Storytellers are… Daniel and Carrie Simone, Killearn UMC, Tallahassee “I used to think it odd to see a family praying in a restaurant.” The couple tells the story of ...


Rodney Body, Dover UMC

February 3, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is…  Rodney Body, Dover UMC From early 2015… I was appointed as a retired supply pastor to the Dover United Methodist Church in East Hillsborough County, FL ...


Richard Ottum, LifeSong Church

January 27, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is… Richard Ottum, LifeSong Church The disciple gives us an amazing reminder of how God can take a terrible situation and bring good from it for His ...


Charles Kinder, Retired Elder

January 20, 2016 This Week’s Storyteller is… Charles Kinder, Retired Elder Thirty nine years of ministry provided many wonderful (wonder full) experiences; serving a General Board, a United Methodist...


Chris, Wellspring UMC, Tampa

January 13, 2016   This Week’s Storyteller is… Chris, Wellspring UMC, Tampa Through growing up in a church, the disciple says he knew a lot about going to church, but not much about having a personal ...


Lindsay Leverett, Killearn UMC, Tallahassee

December 30, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Lindsay Leverett, Killearn UMC, Tallahassee The young disciple shares her passion and excitement about beginning a year-long mission in Nicaragua, in ...


Nettie Cribb, Lakewood UMC, Jacksonville

December 23, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Nettie Cribb, Lakewood UMC, Jacksonville I read about the CareFest event and want to share a ministry we have at our church. A member of my Sunday ...


Larry Coleman, CrossRoad Church, Jacksonville

December 16, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Larry Coleman, CrossRoad Church, Jacksonville The disciple testifies about how putting God at the center of their world, he and his wife had a ...


Rob Bullerdick, St. John’s UMC, Sarasota

December 9, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Rob Bullerdick, St. John’s UMC, Sarasota “On hearing this, Jesus said to them, ‘It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come ...


Mary Kay Roach, Centenary, Quincy

December 2, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Mary Kay Roach, Centenary, Quincy What a blessing to read many stories of those who have taken their Walk to Emmaus! Many blessings from my own Walk. ...


Suzanne Eichler, First UMC Port Orange

November 25, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Suzanne Eichler, First UMC Port Orange Suzanne shares her testimony about how attending Financial Peace University at the church changed her thinking ...


Jere Gault, First UMC Lakeland

November 18, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Jere Gault, First UMC Lakeland Being an American who was interested in our country's current immigration laws and the related plight of undocumented, ...


Marjan Watkins, CrossRoad Church UMC, Jacksonville

November 11, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Marjan Watkins, CrossRoad Church UMC, Jacksonville The disciple witnesses about how Jesus brought her from the despair of losing her son to the light ...


Tom Foryt, Christ UMC, Lehigh Acres

November 4, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Tom Foryt, Christ UMC, Lehigh Acres I teach reading to seniors who have not passed the FCAT reading test at Lehigh Senior High School. Last October ...


Mary Negron, Memorial UMC, Fernandina Beach

October 27, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Mary Negron, Memorial UMC, Fernandina Beach The disciple shares her testimony about how even small acts of hospitality and caring—praying, sharing a ...


Doug Fallin, Shores UMC, St. Augustine

October 21, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Doug Fallin, Shores UMC, St. Augustine Wilbur’s Conversion—Stewardship in Action Wilbur was age 69 when his doctor announced to him that he had Stage 4...


Octavious King, University Carillon UMC, Orlando

October 14, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Octavious King, University Carillon UMC, Orlando This disciple’s testimony: Do not let your sins stop you from accepting God’s love and His plans for ...


Elissa Salinger, Forest Hills, Tampa

October 7, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Elissa Salinger, Forest Hills, Tampa God is the ultimate giver, and as His servant, I, too, must give as I am able.   I must share this story of how God...


Tommy More, First Clermont

September 23, 2015   This Week’s Storyteller is…   Tommy More, First Clermont (Submitted in 2014) My childhood was the same as any other childhood. I grew up in a Christian family and attended a local...


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