Stories

Telling Stories

Telling Stories

I’ve been thinking about stories.

Why do we tell stories?

In our small group we learned that songs (which are mostly just stories sung instead of spoken) are more powerful than just delivering sterile information or pure data.

Jesus often used parables—which is just another term for stories—instead of telling his followers outright what he wanted them to know.

What's God's Five Year Plan?

What's God's Five Year Plan?

   “Seems like you need a clearer vision of what you’re doing after college. Try coming up with a five-year plan.” Those were the words of an academic advisor at Auburn University after listening to me propose careers such as reporting the news, researching media effects, writing for the then-popular King of the Hill television show, and of course, touring in a rock band.