Great Stories with Charles Morris
#42: Barbara Juliani - Story of a Prodigal Daughter

#42: Barbara Juliani - Story of a Prodigal Daughter

August 25, 2021

Have you ever experienced the pain of watching a loved one leave the faith? Even in the most discouraging moments we can be encouraged because God is in the business of leading prodigals home. In this episode of the Great Stories podcast, Charles Morris returns to an interview he did in Philadelphia with his old friend Barbara Juliani.

The daughter of a prominent pastor, Barbara decided to leave home at 18 and turn her back on Christianity. Many of the highs and lows of her story parallel the parable of the prodigal son who finally returns home to loving arms. If there’s someone in your life who has run from the faith, Barbara’s story will encourage you to not lose hope that prodigals often do indeed come home.

#41: Zack Eswine Offers Realistic Hope for those who Suffer from Depression

#41: Zack Eswine Offers Realistic Hope for those who Suffer from Depression

August 18, 2021

Did you know Charles Spurgeon, one of history’s greatest preachers, suffered from what he called “the minister’s fainting fits.” Today, we just call it depression. On this episode of the Great Stories Podcast, Charles Morris talks with pastor Zack Eswine, who is also the author of a book called Spurgeon’s Sorrows. Charles and Zack have both struggled with depression at various times in their own lives. Listen in as they discuss realistic hope for Christians going through dark times.

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#40: Jeremy Camp: The Story Behind “I Still Believe”

#40: Jeremy Camp: The Story Behind “I Still Believe”

August 11, 2021

Jeremy Camp has sold over 4.5 million records with 37 No. 1 hit songs. But before all of this happened, he was a young man in love with a woman who had cancer. Hear him tell this dramatic story in his own words to Charles Morris. The events described here are the basis for the new movie I Still Believe.

#39: Francine Rivers on Going from Steamy Romance Novels to Stories of Redemption

#39: Francine Rivers on Going from Steamy Romance Novels to Stories of Redemption

August 4, 2021

Francine Rivers is one of the most prolific Christian novelists at work in the field today. But before she wrote stories of redemption, she was known for a very different kind of writing. On today’s episode, hear how Francine went from writing steamy romance novels to stories of redemption. You’ll also hear how the Lord led her to write her most popular work: Redeeming Love.