Sermon and Bible Illustrations:

Sermon Illustrations –  Crosswalk

Sermon Illustrations Illustrations – Search Illustration Topics

Sermon Illustration Plus – 15,000 Illustrations

Sermon Illustrations – 10’000 Illustrations from Higher Praise

Spiritual Stories Archives – Inspirational stories that touch the heart and provoke the mind. … doctrine in all areas, but these stories all present a common theme of living.

Domestic-Church.Com: Building a Catholic Culture of the Home – Incarnational stories that reveal how the Gospels come to life in our lives.

Stories for Preaching and Teaching – Fr. Tommy Lane

Christian Articles Archive: Christmas Stories and Articles – Dr. Ralph F. Wilson

Motivateus – Inspirational and motivational stories that motivate us

Bible Illustrations of G. Dore – Now in the Public Domain (i.e. Free … 1883) produced hundreds of quality Bible story illustrations in his lifetime

Afterhours Inspirational Stories – Includes original and classic stories, parables, quotations, and poetry.

Inspiration Peak: Short Stories, Essays and Speeches –  The world’s most beautiful collection of inspirational short stories, essays and speeches.

Motivational-Inspirational Corner – Contains famous sayings, funny quotations, motivational stories.

Leadership Stories and Storytelling – … storytelling as well as numerous inspirational success stories of public sector.

Children’s Religious Sally and Sam Stories – These Christian Children’s Corner’s religious stories entertain while giving children gentle instruction in how to live better lives.

Bible Stories for Adults – Studies of the great stories of the Bible viewed from an adult perspective. … exchanges which help inform others about this Bible Stories for Adults web-site.

General References

ALEX – “…documents collected in the subject areas of English literature, American literature, and Western philosophy.”

Aesop’s Fables Online Exhibit – Teachers will find over 600 of the fables, some of which offer RealAudio encoding. A great way to enrich a unit on Ancient Greece at the middle school level.

Bibliomania – Keyword search allows search through all or each of 5 categories or literature.

Encyclopedia. Mythica – An encyclopedia on mythology, folklore and legend.

Internet Classics Archives. – Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation.

Mythology – “a site dedicated to making your search for myths, legends, folklore, and religions both past and present easier and more enjoyable.”

Online Medieval and Classic Library – “..collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.”

Project Gutenberg – “Our Collection of E-texts is mainly about Literature…”

Today in Literature – A calendar of engaging stories about the great books, writers, and events in literary history. Daily articles are supplemented with links to author biographies, texts, reviews, and other reference materials. – Offering book choices that stem from the reader rather than from the overwhelming choice of books available. Choose a book to match your mood.

Covers – Dedicated to the appreciation of book cover design.

Short/Children Stories:

60 second story – Works of fiction one minute and one second or less in duration told in low-bandwith video clips. Take a minute to tell a decent story.

Telling Tales – Features stories and resources, as well as a directory of storytellers.

Time Slips – An interactive storytelling project with people with Alzheimer’s disease. Contains sample stories.

Storytelling in Wisconsin – Links and information on storytellers, guilds, and storytelling events in the Badger State.

Other People’s Stories – Every story on OPS is a story a contributor heard from someone else.

San Francisco Stories – As told by Derek M. Powazek, with a chance to add your own.

60 second story – Works of fiction one minute and one second or less in duration told in low-bandwith video clips. Take a minute to tell a decent story.

Aaron Shepard’s Storytelling Page – Features resources for storytelling, including the acclaimed multicultural series Gifts of Story.

Long Limbed Tales – Features a monthly audio story.

Storytelling of the North Carolina Native Americans – Contains history, interviews, and audio clips of Lumbee, Cherokee, and Occhenichi storytelling.

Stories of the Dreaming – Stories from the cultures of indigenous Australians. In text, audio, and video formats. – Online library of classic short stories and modern writing, with monthly features and additions.

Absolutely Whootie: Stories to Grow by – Folk and fairy tales from around the world tell tales of courage, friendship, kindness, and love.

BAB Books: Online Stories for Kids

Children’s Storybooks Online – Stories for Kids of All Ages – Stories span age ranges from preschool, young children, teens, through young adult.

Children’s Story Collections – Read stories especially chosen to be shared between parents and children.

Children’s Storybooks Online – Award Winning Links – This unique site has motorcycle stories with so many illustrations.

Internet Archive Search – Advanced search engine for stories on the net.

Best Online Classic Children’s Stories –  Search by story title. The Baldwin Online Children’s Literature Project publishes online editions of classic children’s books from the golden age of children’s literature (1880-1922)

Over 800 Children’s Stories for the Kid’s to read – from Electric Scotland. Over 800 childrens stories for Kids young and old to read.

Fables and Fairy Tales – Vy’s fables, fairy tales and storys. Aesop’s Fables, stories by Hans Christian Anderson and Lewis Carroll and Mother Goose nursery rhymes.

American Folklore – Tall Tales. Arrange by topic – how to, listen to stories, read stories, find tellers

Stumble Upon – Short stories website

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