Interfaith Leaders

The Interfaith Youth Core works to organize interfaith groups and initiatives on American college campuses. Their small collection of Interfaith Leader stories are short testimonial videos in which student leaders speak about their experiences with interfaith work on their college campuses. The videos have a youthful and distinct visual style.

Stories URL: http://www.ifyc.org/student-as-leaders
Organization or Project Description: Interfaith Youth Core Home
First Stories Posted: 2011
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Transformed Lives

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The campus-ministry organization, CCO, has a collection of over 300 personal profiles on its website, accessible via a button to “Read About Transformed Lives.” The collection displays individuals’ personal photos and full names with first-person quotations; their name is hyperlinked and leads to a longer profile of the individual’s experience with CCO and subsequent life trajectory. These profile are written in reportage-style third-person, and they cover nearly a fifteen-year period. The organization also has a small collection of Transformed Lives Testimonial Videos.

Stories URL: http://ccojubilee.org/stories/
Organization or Project Description: Coalition for Christian Outreach Home
First Stories Posted: 2001
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I’m a Mormon

The Mormon church produces an annual set of “I’m a Mormon” videos, in which a combination of ordinary and famous Mormons tell the story of their lives and their faith. The videos have a high production value and do a nice job of personalizing a faith that is not universally well understood. The stories can be accessed through both the Mormon video channel and through a Searchable Archive of Mormon Testimonials of Mormon testimonials.

Stories URL: https://www.lds.org/media-library/video/categories/im-a-mormon?lang=eng
Organization or Project Description: Mormon Church Home
First Stories Posted: 2010
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Meet a Scientologist

The Scientology Video Channel features a “Meet a Scientologist” collection of short testimonial videos, sortable by country and occupation. In the aggregate, the videos give a sense of the wide variety of people that are Scientologists.

Stories URL: http://www.scientology.org/videos/category/beliefs-and-practices/dianetics-angie.html#/videos/world-map
Organization or Project Description: Scientology Video Channel Home
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The Village Church

The Village Church of Texas, a church with a robust web presence, hosts a collection of personal stories from members about their journey to faith and the church. The stories are gathered by a volunteer “Stories Team,” (see Village Church Stories Team Application Form) though they all have a high production value. Stories are told in audio, video, and text and image, and reflect personal spiritual experiences.

Stories URL: http://www.thevillagechurch.net/flower-mound/about-us/stories-of-life-change/audio-stories/
Organization or Project Description: Home Page of the Village Church
First Stories Posted: 2013
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Vincentian Storytellers

DePaul University’s Office of Mission and Values has collected digital stories, produced in classes and workshops, and audio recordings, that help to capture the Vincentian Spirit of the university’s staff, students, and other community members.

Stories URL: http://mission.depaul.edu/AboutUs/podcasts/Pages/VincentianStoryTellers.aspx
Organization or Project Description: Office of Mission and Values Description
First Stories Posted: 2009
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