Redemption Story

Losing everything — a parent, a job, self-respect — can cost you in many ways. One man turned against God in his personal losses, but turned toward Him when God pursued him.

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Starting Over

“When God closes a door, He opens a window.” That’s easy to say, until the door closes on a job that brought fulfillment. But one woman learned the truth of that open window when she obeyed God’s leading on a new path, despite her doubts.

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“This is Good”

A young man takes the negative behavior of his father seriously — so seriously that he commits to praying regularly for the man’s salvation. God listens to those pleas and brings transformation as only He can.

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Sitting in the Dark

August is back to school time for most students and teachers. As he returns to the classroom, one teacher is better equipped to help students, thanks to a lesson he learned in the past.

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Thirty Days

Conflicts between a husband and wife take years to develop and, many times, years to resolve. Read about a wife who changed, by the power of God, in one month and saved her marriage.

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“Will You Accept?”

The coronavirus has affected people not just physically, but emotionally and spiritually as well. One woman’s anxiety has taken her to the past, where God spoke to her in another crisis and helped her work through to acceptance.

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Stranded

The perfect spot for a perfect vacation turned out to be a nightmare for one couple. Only God could work through the circumstances and bring them to safety.

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Water Lilies

Where do you go when your father takes his anger out on you and your family? One little girl found the answer at a young age and, as an adult, sees God’s healing hand in it all.

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Message to the Heart

It’s hard to watch our children and grandchildren go through trouble, and we feel so powerless to help them. One woman used prayer to bring a family trial to God, and God had His own way of responding.

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The Anorexia Challenge

A poor self-image can cause a lot of damage in a teenager, especially when other emotional issues are involved. One mother sought help for her daughter when she continued to waste away from a drastic diet. Both of them learned how God shows us who we really are in Him.

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A Multitude of Sins

According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, one in five adults in the United States experience mental illness every year. For one in twenty-five US adults, that experience is serious. A woman who suffers with mental illness describes its impact on her and her children. Read how she made peace with it, thanks to the power of Christ.

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Until Our Final Breath

A woman reached out to her father and shared her faith. Then he died. Questioning God and feeling distant from Him, she went through many crises, always uncertain if her father made a decision for Christ. But after many years of waiting, God had something special in store for her.

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The Long Road to Forgiveness

It happens often these days — scams on everything from home rentals to online car sales to crowdfunding. One senior couple found themselves in the middle of an insurance scam. When their daughter got involved, she found out she had more to fight than the agent responsible for the fraud.

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Terror or Trust?

We all face situations, serious and seemingly innocent, that create fear. When one woman endured a terrifying ordeal, she learned the real cause of it — and the cure.

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Resurrection Story

Jesus proved it when He died on the cross and rose again: Life comes from death. A woman learned this in a family trial, walking through the deep shadows of grief and emerging to new life in her faith.

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Helpful Books

Praying Our Goodbyes — Joyce Rupp A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 — Phillip Keller A Grace Disguised — Jerry Sittser Gift of the Red…

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Rhythms of Grace

We are never really ready for the death of a loved one. This woman realized a simple trip to the beach prepared her for her husband’s death years later — a situation she never dreamed would show her God’s special provisions.

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Why Me, Lord?

Jesus left us an example to love others as He loved us. But what happens when loving someone in His name leads to a false charge of sexual abuse? One woman suffered that and made it through the struggle with God’s help.

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After an Affair

Betrayal. Hurt. Anger. These and other emotions overwhelmed one woman when her husband broke their marriage vows. Thanks to God’s guidance and her obedience, this wife found the freedom of forgiveness and recommitment to love.

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More About Forgiveness

Where does forgiveness begin and end? When the guilty ask for it? When the one betrayed says they forgive? Are the words enough? Here are…

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Held by the Hand of God

Grieving loss through death takes its toll on individuals, but even good changes can bring stress and depression. One woman discovered God’s preparation for a time she wasn’t expecting.

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The Glory Story

A moment of hurt and humiliation can grow into weeks of emotional and spiritual upheaval. One woman found the key to freedom in an unexpected story about an even greater offense.

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Learning to Laugh Again

Her mother’s untimely death causes a daughter to lean on her faith in her journey of survival.

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God and My Money

A job can mean many things for a family, like financial security. But when a woman’s husband leaves an employer, the income from their small business doesn’t stretch far enough to cover the bills. That is, until the wife learns to depend on God to get them through.

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The Secret Son

Shame. Fear. Uncertainty. A teenage girl felt all of these, and more, when she became pregnant and was forced to give up her baby for adoption. Later in life, she found more than that baby, now a grown man. She found her Savior.

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Recommendations and Resources

Learn how to abide in Christ. Rely on Him alone! Pray about starting a small accountability group. It does wonders for personal growth. Check out…

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Suggested resources

Anti-Cancer Club (www.anticancerclub.com) – Food, recipes, and ideas to help maintain a healthy balance while living an anti-cancer lifestyle. OncoLink (www.oncolink.org) – This award-winning site…

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Self-Care for Caregivers

Burnout is common among caregivers, due to the constant demands. What can they do to look after their own needs?

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Send Us Your Story

History Now What? has been online since late 1996 (http://nowwhat.cog7.org/) and is published by the Bible Advocate Press, the publishing agency of the General Conference…

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