Stories Season 1

SEASON One

The Sammy Gilbreath Story

What if today you went in for a routine checkup and the doctor pulled up a chair and told you something that rocked your world: he’s not sure how you’re still alive. You should already be dead. You’re living on borrowed time and any second now it could just run out. That happened to Sammy Gilbreath. But he’s still alive. And not only that, Sammy has looked death in the face again and again. He jumped out of an airplane and things got dicey. He walked into a prison and got toe-to-toe with a gang lord. And over and over he lived. They’re tales you’ll have to hear to believe. And you’ll hear them all on this season of Stories, produced by TAB Media Group.

Stories is a deep dive into people’s lives, hosted by Grace Thornton. Each week, you’ll hear the next chapter in their story, in their own words. New episodes are released on Friday mornings.

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Season One Bonus Content

An update on the Sammy Gilbreath Story is now available in Season 4. Check out Season 4, Episode 1 to hear the next chapter.

This podcast is a product of TAB Media Group.

S1 Bonus Content: Update Episode Available
Stories with Grace Thornton
  • S1 Bonus Content: Update Episode Available

Episode Four

Sammy Gilbreath faces a life-threatening medical crisis, and more than one life gets saved that day. But there’s still a big decision that needs to be made.

Support our sponsors:
The Office of Evangelism at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions — visit https://evangelizeal.org to find events, resources for evangelism strategies and apologetics training.

This podcast is a product of TAB Media Group.

S1 E4: Decision Time
Stories with Grace Thornton
  • S1 E4: Decision Time

Season One Bonus Content

In the other episodes, you heard stories about Sammy Gilbreath sharing his faith in Jesus with people everywhere he went. In this bonus episode, you’ll have a chance to hear what one of those conversations sounds like.

Support our sponsors:
The Office of Evangelism at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions — visit evangelizeal.org to find events, resources for evangelism strategies and apologetics training.

This podcast is a product of TAB Media Group.

S1 Bonus Content: Sharing Hope
Stories with Grace Thornton
  • S1 Bonus Content: Sharing Hope

Episode Three

When Sammy Gilbreath heard that 50,000 people were riding the Trail of Tears on motorcycle and no one was sharing Jesus with them, he bought a motorcycle. He couldn’t have imagined that would lead to a face off with a gang lord in a prison.

Promotional video of horse whisperer event

F.A.I.T.H. Riders motorcycle ministry

Support our sponsors:
The Office of Evangelism at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions — visit evangelizeal.org to find events, resources for evangelism strategies and apologetics training.

This podcast is a product of TAB Media Group.

S1 E3: Living Like You're Dying
Stories with Grace Thornton
  • S1 E3: Living Like You're Dying

Episode Two

Sammy Gilbreath was still a young man when he was told he had a ticking time bomb in his chest, and there was nothing he could do about it — except go home and live like each day was his last.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center and
Research Institute at Tufts Medical Center


Support our sponsors:
The Office of Evangelism at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions — visit evangelizeal.org to find events, resources for evangelism strategies and apologetics training.

This podcast is a product of TAB Media Group.

S1 E2: Leaving It All on the Stage
Stories with Grace Thornton
  • S1 E2: Leaving It All on the Stage

Episode One

Sammy Gilbreath remembers the day he jumped out of the plane and realized things had gone really, really wrong.

Support our sponsors:
The Office of Evangelism at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions — visit evangelizeal.org to find events, resources for evangelism strategies and apologetics training.

This podcast is a product of TAB Media Group.

S1 E1: The Fast Way Home
Stories with Grace Thornton
  • S1 E1: The Fast Way Home

Stories is a deep dive into people’s lives, hosted and produced by Grace Thornton. Each week, you’ll hear the next chapter in their story, in their own words. New episodes are released on Friday mornings.

Introducing Stories
Stories with Grace Thornton
  • Introducing Stories

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Grace Thornton

Grace Thornton has worked in the editorial department of The Alabama Baptist in different capacities since 2003. She also served in international missions for several years. Grace earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and English from Mississippi College and has done some graduate study at the University of Alabama and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She’s the author of two books, “I Don’t Wait Anymore” and “Unshakable Pursuit.” Grace also co-authored “The Alabama Baptist: Celebrating 175 Years of Informing, Inspiring and Connecting Baptists.” She is a member of The Church at Brook Hills, Birmingham. To read more about her and the way she sees God move in daily life, visit gracefortheroad.com To contact Grace Thornton, email gthornton@thealabamabaptist.org