The Power of Story

One thing that comes coming up again and again as I continue my life-long education in art is that “story” seems to show up everywhere.  

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Don't miss the cross.

Ah, Christmas…the sights and the sounds, the smells and the tastes.  These all bring back many happy memories, and, sometimes, not-so-happy memories. 

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Tell Me the Story

I have mentioned on more than a few occasions how important it was to hear Marshall Shelley, editor of Leadership Journal, indicate once that a chief responsibility of pastoral ministry is to define realities. Somewhere else I heard a prominent church leader say “facts are your friends.” This all reminds me of the words of John Adams: “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” 

In this light, I introduce a series based on the Gospel of Luke entitled “Tell Me the Story.”

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