The Story - 1 Sam 1-4; 8-13; 15;: Choices shape destinies ... always have and always will. We dive back into The Story this weekend with a radical twist in the life of the emerging nation of Israel. They decided they wanted to be like everyone else and asked for a King. It was a choice that completely altered their destiny. With the US elections behind us - there's no shortage of talk about the impact of a leader. We'll take a higher road this weekend but it will be a fascinating conversation on the impact of choices.