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Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with ...
 
What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? What if cats ruled the world? Pirates, fairies, wizards, and robots band together with an endless cast of characters to help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by kids’ questions. Mr. Eric believes that curiosity and hope go hand in hand. If children keep asking questions, they’ll always be open to new ideas and new challenges. What If World’s progressive stories and satires aim to keep kids laug ...
 
First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
Life's not easy for Doug Eiffel, the communications officer for the U.S.S. Hephaestus Research Station, currently on Day 448 of its orbit around red dwarf star Wolf 359. He's stuck on a scientific survey mission of indeterminate length, 7.8 light years from Earth. His only company on board the station are stern mission chief Minkowski, insane science officer Hilbert, and Hephaestus Station's sentient, often malfunctioning operating system Hera. He doesn't have much to do for his job other th ...
 
Imaginary Worlds is a bi-weekly podcast about science fiction and other fantasy genres. Host Eric Molinsky talks with novelists, screenwriters, comic book artists, filmmakers, and game designers about their craft of creating fictional worlds. The show also looks at the fan experience, exploring what makes us suspend our disbelief, and what happens when that spell is broken. Fantasy worlds may be set in distant planets or parallel dimensions, but they are crafted here on Earth and on some lev ...
 
Joel Huggins, America's last true folklorist, is on a mission. To gather the stories of friends old and new. Nothing's better than the good old fashioned personal connection of the oral storytelling tradition. Who doesn't love hanging out with their friends hearing and telling stories?! If the answer is you, then buzz off. But if not, welcome to The Storyhole! Extra special thanks to Nick Shoulders for the theme song and music. Check him out at nickshoulders.bandcamp.com and @okaycrawdad on ...
 
Nolira is an agronomist tasked with establishing agriculture in a new solar system, but when she wakes up on a now- empty colony ship, the whole of her plan disappears. The ship has been set adrift, with numerous mission-critical problems requiring immediate attendance outside of her area of expertise. Nolira is aided by the ship’s malfunctioning AI, which acts as her confidant and companion during the fight for survival.
 
The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse producers The Kitchen Sisters (Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, Fugitive Waves and coming soon… The Keepers). "The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast ...
 
"Stories From Skid Row" gives listeners an opportunity to hear first-hand testimonies from those who are experiencing homelessness, as well as staff and friends of Union Rescue Mission. These episodes provide a glimpse into the issues surrounding homelessness and the work being done to combat this serious problem in Los Angeles.
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
Real people are making an impact for Christ all over the world in their hometowns or across the ocean. Join host Dick Duerksen each week on an adventure around the world to witness the exciting growth of the Gospel message. From stories about villages transformed by a church building to profiles on volunteers who have put missions at the center of their lives, Maranatha Mission Stories celebrates the transforming power of service.
 
Hayley Atwell and Vanessa Kirby narrate true stories from the real spies behind the world’s greatest espionage operations. What do they know? What are their skills? And what would YOU do in their position? From SPYSCAPE, the global HQ of secrets and skills. Our mission at SPYSCAPE is to inspire you to discover and develop your own spy skills. Get an authentic assessment of your spy skills, created by a former Head of Training at British Intelligence, for free now at SPYSCAPE.com. A Cup And N ...
 
Mission Life is a bi-weekly podcast with new episodes every other Thursday. Each episode features interviews with people putting their faith into action. The goal is to learn from their experiences and to be encouraged to live more fully for Christ every day.
 
In each bite-sized, daily episode of Before Breakfast, host Laura Vanderkam shares a time management strategy or an answer to a listener’s schedule question. How can listeners make the most of their time, both at work and at home? The mission is to give listeners practical tools to feel less busy and get more done.
 
This is a weekly podcast of funny stories for kids. There are side-splitting versions of my own fractured fairy tales. Also short stories from some of my best-selling books, featuring characters from 'The Adventures of Nanny Piggins' and 'Friday Barnes, Girl Detective'. The stories are perfect for bedtime, long car rides or even if you're just stuck waiting a really long time at the doctor's office. They're written for 7-11 year olds but these are tales the whole family can enjoy. The sillin ...
 
History builds the present. Where we are today is a result of where we have been. Yet, some of the stories that got us here have remained in the shadows. And the true stories of the people and inventions that have built our world are often lost to time. Our only hope for building a better future is to truly understand what got us to the present. From the famous, to the infamous, to the never heard of, these are the unknown backstories of people who have changed the world. In Season 8, award- ...
 
This podcast is for the mission-driven entrepreneur, aspiring entrepreneur, and social enterprise enthusiast. Join me as I interview entrepreneurs from all over the world who are pursuing both profits and positive impact. Their stories about getting funded and becoming profitable, are a great resource for us all. Listen in to learn how people like you and me started businesses that help address big social issues of our time.
 
You're at the intersection of sexuality and reality--this is Latter Gay Stories! A podcast and resource blog featuring real people, real stories, and real talk! We discuss life inside and outside of the closet, coming out, and families, religion, dating, and best of all--living your best and most authentic self.
 
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Amazing Facts - God's Message Is Our Mission! "If our witness about Jesus comes from a heart that has been transformed by His grace, charmed by His love, and amazed at His truth, others will be impressed with how the truth we believe has impacted our lives. Truth presented in the context of a changed life makes all the difference." https://www.list…
 
A sharing of a recent evangelism encounter from the mission field in Italy to encourage our partners to keep on witnessing. We start today's episode with a Bible verse from Acts 16 and how God changes hearts to make people able to hear and receive the Gospel according to His will. We then share a story of something that happened to us recently. Pra…
 
“Now I speak of thanking God, I desire with all humility to acknowledge that I owe the mentioned happiness of my past life to his divine providence, which led me to the means I used and gave them success.” ~Benjamin FranklinThis podcast is different from other our other Mission Driven Stories podcasts. We usually focus on how proper preparation in …
 
Welcome Spartans to Mission Debrief! We’re playing every mission of the mainline Halo video game series in chronological order and talking about our experiences with a little lore sprinkled in along the way. If you’d like to play along and have your thoughts read on the show, email us at PodcastEvolved@gmail.com or drop us a tweet @PodcastEvolved o…
 
A little more of the story from yesterday's video to ask our partners to pray for Jeryvee who is suffering a lot of pain and cannot have an operation until after giving birth. Links: Email Jeryvee Story on Youtube PMc Academia Donate Missionary Q&A Speak Pipe Voice Message Service Practical Missions Cohort Soli Deo Gloria "Like Jesus driven to His …
 
More than 1,800 years after Spartacus fought for his freedom, another rebel leader spearheaded the most successful slave revolt in history: the Haitian Revolution. That leader was a man named Toussaint L’Ouverture. This week, we invited Mike Duncan of The History of Rome and Revolutions to help us compare these two revolutionaries and discuss what …
 
If you’re the type of Star Wars fan who knows the original trilogy by heart but hasn’t seen much else, Ahsoka Tano may be the most beloved Star Wars character you’ve never heard of. In the animated series Clone Wars, she was Anakin Skywalker’s padawan who became a legendary Jedi in her own right. And if the Internet rumors are true, she will make h…
 
To celebrate the upcoming release of the audiobook of 'The Adventures of Nanny Piggins', I'm posting this live recording of me reading Chapter 4 from that book. I recorded this at a zoom event for The Little Bookroom in Melbourne. You can't hear them because they were muted but there were over 90 kids listening in as I read and I could see their fa…
 
“Leadership is a gift. You can’t buy it, you can’t sell it, you can’t trade it. You either have it or you don’t. It is the most valuable commodity on the planet, and it is the rarest commodity we have. But it’s not just any type of leadership, it’s leadership without ego. It’s servant-leadership.” ~Bob DavidsAs moms, we often practice principles of…
 
Short Creek is a community on the Utah/Arizona border divided by much more than a state line. On one side are fundamentalist, polygamous Mormons who believe the town should be run by God—and his prophet. On the other are ex-believers who want democracy—and the right to believe (or not believe) as they want. When the prophet, Warren Jeffs, goes to p…
 
Fred the Dog runs out of sticks, and desperate times call for desperate antics! What will become of our President? Lessons include: not all attention is good for you; there’s more to being a leader than getting your way; What If World is now on JioSaavn, India's top music streaming and podcasting app with over 100 million listeners! You can hear al…
 
There are stories which are turning points in a larger tale, and there are those which prove to be tempests in a tea cup. The story of the 1968 NYC school strike could be read as both. Either way, this episode offers a look at a microcosm of Black/Jewish relations in 1968 which will have a profound impact down to our day.…
 
Amazing Facts - God's Message Is Our Mission! ... and Hope. Whether hope is your first option or whether hope is resignation, never let go of your Father's loving hand. While we try to navigate through these dark and strange times, take hold of your Bible and find comfort in His Word with us. Tune in to Bible Answers Live and you'll learn about the…
 
Text: Matthew 5:5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” (NIV) “Blessed are the nonviolent, for they will inherit the earth.” (Merton) Resources Capitalism is responsible for climate change—not you and me. But here's what one economist says we could do about it. Animal populations worldwide have declined nearly 70% in just 50 year…
 
Welcome Spartans to Mission Debrief! We’re playing every mission of the mainline Halo video game series in chronological order and talking about our experiences with a little lore sprinkled in along the way. If you’d like to play along and have your thoughts read on the show, email us at PodcastEvolved@gmail.com or drop us a tweet @PodcastEvolved o…
 
George Bryant, Ahuahueya Inc. Welcome back to another episode of the crazy mind of George and today's is going to be a doozy. So ladies strap in to listen to this one, man, get ready to be put in your place. I have two of the most powerful women that I know in the world of digital media marketing, running companies, leading from the heart. First be…
 
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