Storytelling and the Preacher
God’s chosen method for revealing divine love and redemption was through a grand story. Stories arrest us and change us. They help us view both ordinary days and extraordinary seasons as mysterious and meaningful parts of a whole. This course is designed to help communicators, particularly preachers, use stories well to form grace-shaped communities. In this course you’ll identify the benefits of using illustrations in sermons. You’ll discover the variety of illustrations that exist and how to use them well. And you’ll also recognize the common pitfalls of storytelling so you can avoid them. After completing this course, you’ll strengthen your ability to craft public speeches and sermons that are truly impactful and formative.