King David, Creativity, and Our Kids

King David, Creativity, and Our Kids

As I’ve been thinking about how to talk with kids about creativity – using your imagination to do something unique— I came back to one of the most popular characters in the Bible, David. His life personified creativity, and he often found himself applying those unique...
KidMin | Don’t Steal the Show

KidMin | Don’t Steal the Show

A couple weeks ago I served as a host in our children’s ministry. Stage hosts can wear several hats, and this morning in particular I was wearing the “storyteller’s assistant” hat. My job: sock puppeteer. I’m not even kidding. As the storyteller told the Bible story,...

Grow | TED: Clues to a Great Story

Andrew Stanton (Filmmaker Wall-E, Toy Story, John Carter) begins his TED Talk with this simple yet profound statement about the art of storytelling. “Storytelling is joke telling. It’s knowing your punchline, your ending, knowing that everything your...

Creativity | Keep Your Eyes Open

I’m sure you’ve heard it before, maybe even said it yourself: “Just put your blinders on and focus on what you’re doing.” Sure, blinders are important. We get distracted by every little thing. But what happens when the blinders stop us from...

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