Saturday 19th April 2014,

Browsing the "Stories" Category


Surviving Sexual Abuse…No Longer A Victim

Worthless, useless, disgusting, a piece of meat, trash, unlovable, unworthy. These are all ways I use to identify myself. Why would anyone think of himself or herself as such? For me it was from years of sexual abuse that led [...]

November 12, 2013 Sexual Abuse, Stories

The Most Vulgar Story You May Ever Read

He can hear her giggling under the sheets as he crouches next to the window outside the bushes. As the giggling turns to soft moans his body goes numb and he stares at the gold band on his ring finger. [...]

August 27, 2013 Grace, hope, Love, Stories

What I Learned from Getting Robbed by My Homeless Roommate

Some real names in this story have been changed. “Hello? Is this Nate?” A man from an unknown number asked me in an unfamiliar voice.   “Yeah, who is this?” What I really meant to say was, If this isn’t [...]

August 23, 2013 Stories, Warped Tour

Josh Cain and Matt Taylor of Motion City Soundtrack

Josh and Matt share stories about road life with a family at home and the difficulties of the road behind the lights. [...]

August 22, 2013 Special Guest, Stories, Warped Tour

Steven Kopacz of Go Radio

Steven Kopacz of Go Radio talks about his life and the difficulties of being a musician. [...]

August 1, 2013 Special Guest, Stories, Video, Warped Tour


I’ve thought since I was a kid that I wasn’t good enough. This spoken word poem is about my story and struggle with inadequacy. [...]

May 29, 2013 God, hope, Lies, Stories, Video

3 Lessons from a Leper

There’s not much that beats getting amped for a concert you’ve been waiting months for. As the calendar sheds the days leading up to the big event, pre-concert rituals begin: Watching countless videos of the band play live on YouTube [...]

April 18, 2013 Culture, Faith, Fear, God, hope, Idol, Love, Stories, Uncategorized

Good Christian Bitches

“It’s really strange man. All they can talk about are GCBs.” I’m confused. I’ve heard this acronym before. It was a TV show or something that got cancelled, and then I remember. “Good Christian Bitches?” “Ha! What?! Noooooo….oh man that’s [...]

March 27, 2013 Blog, Culture, God, Stories, Words

Masculinity: Part 2

“Does she ever remember you?” L.A. leans back, takes a sip of his beer, pauses, and stares off into the distance. He’s remembering something he’s long forgotten. A touch. A smile. Maybe the sound of her laugh. I repeat myself [...]

March 11, 2013 advice, masculinity, Men, Stories

Tell Us YOUR Story

HEART SUPPORT UPDATE FROM JAKE AND KRIS LUHRS! We are doing away with the topic of the month and encouraging YOU to submit guest blogs about whatever topic you feel the need to discuss or share with the community. We [...]

March 7, 2013 Blog, Listening, Stories