RCL: The On-Going Story Continues

Throughout Lent, I’ve been contemplating the power of stories – biblical stories, ancient stories, personal stories, fictional stories, mythical stories, new stories, my story, written stories, oral stories, poetic stories, musical stories, all kinds of stories. There’s power in words. Sometimes we forget the power words have. Sometimes we’re too busy or too burdened to… Read More

Friday Festival: Stories to Share

Everyone has a story to share and a truth to tell.  The Breath of Life awakens stories within us, and through the writings of our friends, we are able to see how stories have taken shape and how we keep these stories alive. At Gifts in Open Hands, Maren Tirabassi expresses her desire for depth… Read More

Friday Festival: Our Stories

At Tales from the Great Adventure, Blog Pal Derek asks a great question for reflecting on our own lives and for reading one another’s reflections on their lives: “Our lives tell a story; they are a body of work. What story is it that you tell, simply by living?” Mary Beth of Terrapin Station writes… Read More

Friday Festival: Storytelling

The annual RevGalBlogPals’ Big Event (BE 10) has just concluded, with this year’s program on storytelling led by Casey FitzGerald. Sidebar: If you’re a member of RevGalBlogPals and you’ve not yet attended a BE, make a note somewhere on your Summer 2017 calendar with this reminder to yourself: “Register for BE 11!” and plan to attend… Read More

Big Event 10: Telling Our Stories

  Telling Our Stories: The Practice of Biblical Storytelling in Ministry Telling scripture by heart deepens the worship/education experience for all generations, helping both teller and witnesses to make strong connections with God’s stories. Join Casey FitzGerald in learning the techniques to story-learning, and spend time considering how a storytelling ministry might empower those in your contexts to go… Read More