Creating Stories That Connect shows ministry leaders how stories connect, when to use them, and how to create them. This creative, practical guide promises to help all readers enhance their effectiveness in preaching, counseling, and other leadership activities. Beginning with an overview of story theory and the six ways stories are used, experienced pastor and story-maker Bruce Seymour also discusses parables, fables, and figurative language, and describes how a story is the best way to challenge people's beliefs or behaviors.
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.
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