My Experiment with Narrative Sermons

Telling Stories: My Experiment with Narrative Sermons

The First Narrative Sermon I Ever Heard The preacher got up and warned everyone it was going to be… different. And it was. He preached the whole thing as if he was Zaccheus (You know, the wee little man who climbed up in a sycamore tree, for the Lord he wanted to see?). He told […]

Why you should listen to your uncle's rambling family stories

Why you should listen to your uncle’s rambling family stories

As a boy, I spent hours and hours listening to my grandmother tell family stories about her childhood. She told me about my great-grandmother and the obstacles she faced as a woman who was committed to sharing the gospel. I heard about prayers she’d seen answered and miracles performed. I can still hear her voice […]