Faith Stories

Faith Stories share how God is working in the lives of people. They provide inspiration and encouragement. Whether it’s a story about people coming to faith in Jesus, making it through a tough situation, or changed lives on a mission trip, we want to share these stories to give glory to God! We hope God speaks to you through this collection of beautiful stories.


Chris and Carrie Beaner

Chris and Carrie Beaner were young when they first fell in love and made a tragic choice. Listen to their journey of processing guilt and shame, and the forgiveness and healing they found through repentance and the Gospel.

Faith Story: Bryan Kerian

Bryan grew up with Asperger syndrome affecting his childhood and schooling. The truth of scripture assured him that he was fearfully and wonderfully made, and that the love of Jesus Christ made his eternity secure.


Faith Story: Geoff Grudzinski

Geoff went through mental health issues throughout his life, but he never lost his faith in God. Hear how God helped get Geoff through a rough part in his life.

Faith Story: Nathan Miller

Nathan Miller grew up as a Pastor's kid and saw his father go through some messy situations as an interim pastor. It wasn't until he climbed the mountains that he humbled himself and saw the full beauty of the church and his calling to be a pastor.


Faith Story: Mia Pribyl

Mia struggled in a broken home growing up. Hear the ways that Mia overcame her upbringing to have a close relationship with her mother and more importantly, with Jesus.

Faith Story: Lori McCormick

Lori shares how she found a real relationship with God.


Faith Story: Joel Farber

Hear the story of how God guided Joel to become the new Worship Pastor at Friendship Church.

Faith Story: Bob Erkel

In this story, long time Friendship Church member, Bob Erkel, shares how he introduced a co-worker to Jesus.


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