Our vision is to become a community of storytellers. Our story, God's story and to listen to others stories.
This is a space for us to learn and grow in our ability to tell stories.
We love to share your stories. God's stories and God in our life stories with the wider church. Click the button below to email Andie the link to your video, share your text or podcast.
What makes a story? Where do I even start!
This is the section for you. Whether your into podcasts, videos or reading, we have a few places to point you to help you out. There is no one formula for storytelling, there are lots! The key to learning is giving it a go and seeing if you get your point across. Let us know how you get on!
Video to come.
Talking your story
A detailed blog made for podcasts but can be applied to any sharing. Describes how to use the beginning, middle and end to tell a compelling story.
7 Point Plan
This is a podcast with a full transcript. It describes how Pixar made compelling stories and how to use those seven points for your own storytelling.
Choosing your story
A video that covers a lot of storytelling structure points. The key one is how to chose what story to tell.
Sometimes the best place to start is taking part in what is already going on. Here are some what we consider some great (and really varied) ways to tell a story. Have a recommendation to put in here? Email Andie!
Ideas for practice
Need some extra help to get you started? Below are some templates you can use to help craft your story. Remember you need to tell your story to someone!
Templates to come.
Tips and advice
Structure is one thing. But making it interesting can be another. Below we have curated some tips to help guide you in storytelling craft.
Remember it is a craft. Something to learn and grow in. What works for one person may not work for another. So take what works for you from the below.
If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.