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Stories Matter

Stories Matter

By Baptist Union of Scotland
Welcome to Stories Matter! We want to share stories of people in our churches from across the country, hearing about the experiences that made them. We believe stories have a huge amount of power, and particularly when they highlight God’s bigger story of redemption.

Each episode we'll be asking about the same 5 things that matter to our guest - a song; a book/film; an experience; a Bible verse; and a person.
And we’ll finish with Raiders of the Lost Irk, where we want to hear about something that really gets under their skin! Could be serious or flippant, just something that irks them!
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Stories Matter - Sam Hibbard
This time, we're chatting to Sam Hibbard up in Aberdeenshire! His answers lead us to reminisce about childhood songs, he shares the importance his grandparents had on his life, and hear a little about his heart for character-filled leadership.  Sam also writes and releases his own music, so check him out here:
June 18, 2021
Stories Matter Special - Ali & Neil
In this slightly longer episode, Ali and Neil chat through their answers for our five usual questions. (We definitely didn't forget to ask anyone else to come on and that's definitely not why we ended up sharing our stories...oops!) Hope you enjoy! 
May 28, 2021
Stories Matter - Corrin Woodbrooks
We cover the love of Autumn, Fantastic Mr. Fox, David Bowie and Ali smells what the Rock is cooking! Corrin shares how disappointment in her university studies turned into a positive discovery of who she is and what she is called too.
May 06, 2021
Stories Matter - Eilidh Horn
We cover a range of topics from Mary Poppins to Global Warming as we're joined by Eilidh this week!
April 30, 2021
Stories Matter - Chloe Purdie
This week we chat to Chloe, who's from Aberdeen but studies in Glasgow. We talk weddings, time travel and social media amongst other things.
April 26, 2021
Stories Matter - Mae Moore
This week, Mae joins us to chat about Kate Bush, vegetarianism, and a road in Edinburgh that may soon have a statue in memory of her!  During our conversation, Mae speaks about her experience of eating disorders so we'd like to offer this verbal trigger warning for anyone who this may affect, or may find it difficult to listen to this episode. If you are suffering from an eating disorder, or know someone who is, we would recommend you speak to your GP. In addition, Mae has recommended as a helpful resource if you'd like more info. 
April 16, 2021
Stories Matter - Patrick Albana
It's an unusually high brow start as we chat to Patrick about all things Japanese art, Instagram aesthetics, and how wholesome gaming culture can be. 
April 09, 2021
Stories Matter - Sam Rae
In our first full episode, we chat to Sam Rae, who's currently studying music at Napier University in Edinburgh, even though he hasn't been in Edinburgh this academic year! We cover a range of topics, from Haydn's groundbreaking composing, to Deadpool, to living lives authentically for Jesus! 
April 09, 2021
Stories Matter - Trailer
Ali and Neil give a brief introduction on what to expect in this Stories Matter Podcast! It's been a while coming so we're excited to finally be putting these out for you. We hope you enjoy!
March 05, 2021