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Who Tells God’s Story?

Who Tells God’s Story?

Watch and Wonder The Woman at the Well John 4: 5-42   Do Tell! In this story, Jesus sees this woman, this foreign woman, this woman he has NO BUSINESS being with (“Jews and Samaritans do not share things in common!”)–he sees her and reflects back to her the story of her life. In turn, in being seen, she begins to see Jesus for who he is– she sees the story of God unfolding before her. “Could this really be the Messiah?”…

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Conference Resources!

Conference Resources!

I had the great privilege of attending and providing leadership for two conferences over the last two weeks: the Festival Gathering of the Network of Biblical Storytellers and the Go Disciple Live conference on discipleship and evangelism. You can read more about my talk at the GDL conference here. I used a few resources over those days, and as promised, I am sharing them here. VIDEOS   other RESOURCES “To God, before whom I fall” was written and read by the amazing…

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Holy Week Roundup!

Holy Week Roundup!

Palm Sunday Matthew 21:1-11 As told by the Rev. Jeff Krehbiel For more Palm Sunday story learning/discussion ideas check the original post HERE. You can also catch the Story Divine podcast from Palm Sunday last year: http://traffic.libsyn.com/storydivine/Episode_10_Donkey_Sharing.mp3 Holy Week with Story Divine Hear the story of Holy Week as told by Casey FitzGerald on Story Divine. (This is a collection from last year–Casey is currently on maternity leave.) Episode 11.1 Memory Reboot http://traffic.libsyn.com/storydivine/Episode_11.1_Memory_Recovery_Holy_Week.mp3   Episode 11.2 Not I, Lord! http://traffic.libsyn.com/storydivine/Episode_11.2_Holy_Week.mp3…

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Storytelling Lent 1

Storytelling Lent 1

This post is a mash-up of previous posts on the story of Jesus in the wilderness for Lent 1. Though the stories told are from Matthew’s gospel (and we are in Luke this time around), they can still be applied! WATCH and WONDER X 2! This is one of my favorite kid-telling videos we made at our church. The wonderful Alex Bryant filmed and edited this one, which is why the quality is so great. My own children (who are…

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What do you want from me?

What do you want from me?

Watch and consider the story of Bartimaeus! Thanks to Burke Presbyterian Church for helping me create this video! Also check out the Story Divine podcast to hear this story and more!

Kids Tell The Nicodemus Story!

Kids Tell The Nicodemus Story!

Here is the video we filmed a few years ago! If you are interested in a family liturgy around this story–please visit Practicing Families!  

He is RISEN! A Video for Easter

He is RISEN! A Video for Easter

I have a lot of thoughts about this video, but for now, I’ll just leave it here for you. Blessings on this Easter. May you GO and TELL: HE IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN, INDEED!

Worship Stations for Lent: Part 2

Worship Stations for Lent: Part 2

Last year I posted information on our worship stations for our Wednesday night Lenten suppers…but I posted them after they occurred. This meant I could tell you about the stations, what went well, what didn’t–and you could see pictures. This year the only pictures will be borrowed from other sites that have done the projects–my own photos to be inserted later! My thanks to my colleague Patty Chamberlain and our Children’s ministry team members for brainstorming with me! One final note–as these…

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You Are So Beautiful

You Are So Beautiful

It’s often hard for people to watch themselves on video. (This is generally true of my own experience.) But lately, as I have been making more videos of other people telling biblical stories, I have had a revelation: YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL. It is a great joy to film folks telling the story. But the unexpected joy has come when I sit down by myself to edit. As I cut and paste and manipulate sound, as I watch the brave faces…

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