Creating Stories That Connect: A Pastor's Guide to Storytelling
An exemplar storyteller, Jesus was also a consummate storymaker. This innovative book helps pastors and teachers enhance their teaching with original, audience appropriate stories--the way Jesus did! Bruce Seymour explains how such stories work, when to use them, and how to create them. In addition to careful instruction about how to write stories, the book includes twenty examples of original ministry stories created by the author.
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Analysis The story asked basic begin biblical Bill Hybels Blackaby Bruce Seymour C. S. Lewis challenge chapter characters chips church colors communication context create culture dark pieces Effective Stories elements emotions Erwin McManus Example experience eyes fables father frog George Barna God’s Grand Rapids happen hear hearer insight Jerome Bruner Jesus told John Dominic Crossan king Leaders Use Stories leadership Leith Anderson listener little boy little deuce coupe live look Luke Lynne Tirrell mashal Matthew McArthur and Robert meaning metaphor Mommy’s Nancy Mellon narrative never original ministry stories Parables of Jesus pastor person plausible endings plot possums powerful Preaching provoke rabbis response Samaritan sermon share Shaw sheep shepherd situation smile Sometimes song sort of story soup Stories help story seed storymaking Storytelling in Religious Susan Shaw teaching tell stories things Three Little Pigs Uncle Zeke wonder words