Weekly Show Prep – 5/7/18

Sharing good news is encouraging, but read through these stories and hone in on the characters this time! Tell the story differently than everyone else does! Think about the people inside these stories!

Powerful full circle story about an FBI agent praying for a bank robber named Jon Ponder. Jon started an amazing program after prison to help ex felons get jobs. BTW – Jon Ponder found Christ listening to Christian Radio while in prison.

Nevada bank robber, FBI agent who arrested him, pray at White House

The team at a Ritz Carlton in California went over the top to make a weekend special for a woman battling brain cancer. She was staying at the hotel with a group of friends. Sometimes you have the power to do something special. This team followed through!

https://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/2775/Hotel-Gives-Best-Friends-039-One-Of-Our-Best-Nights-Together-039-After-Learning-One-Has-Brain-Cancer

96 year old WWII veteran George Boone couldn’t walk to his wife’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery, but two men noticed and carried him the whole way!

When a WWII Veteran Couldn’t Walk to His Wife’s Grave, Two Men Carried Him There

 

Men arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks will get free tuition to Arizona State University. Their names are Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson. The team at Starbucks wants to show that they care.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/05/03/free-asu-online-tuition-men-arrested-philadelphia-starbucks/576323002/

A Turkish soccer fan named Ali was banned from the stadium for a year. He couldn’t stay away! He rented a crane to lift him up high above the stands so he could watch the game over the wall! The picture is hilarious.

https://www.npr.org/05/02/607652226/turkish-soccer-fan-wont-let-a-ban-stop-him

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