In memory of Michael Williams, one of the finest folk storytellers of our time, Abingdon Press and Ministry Matters offer ten retellings of familiar biblical stories. With a pastor's heart and a skeptic's ear, Michael had a unique talent for amplifying the details of everyday life - especially (but not only) those that ring true in the world of the Bible.
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Michael Williams tells the story of Mary Magdalene's encounter with the risen Jesus in John 20.
Michael Williams tells the story of a general who comes to God's prophet for healing and is surprised at the prescription.
Michael Williams retells the court story of three young Jewish exiles who refuse to bow to Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar's statue.
Michael Williams tells the story of David's great grandmother, a Moabite named Ruth.
Michael Williams retells the story of the visitation of Abraham and Sarah by three messengers from God.
Michael Williams retells the story of the Pharisee Nicodemus who meets Jesus at night in John 3.
Michael Williams tells the story of Jesus' encounter in Samaria with the Woman at the well in John 4.
Michael Williams retells the story of Peter's vision in Acts and the God who radically redefines who and what is acceptable.
Michael Williams retells the story of Hannah's prayer for a child, her promise to God, and God's answer in Samuel.
Michael Williams tells a story from his childhood to illuminate the character of Woman Wisdom in Proverbs.