This article offers some helpful advice for storytelling which can also be helpful for preachers. In particular, the benefit of using the present tense. I discussed this a bit with my group at Licensing School this year, about how present tense can draw in the listener, mainly because it creates an environment where one feels they are a part of a living story. So then,
Adam Hamilton, author and founding pastor of the 20,000 member United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas offers this insightful blog post on one of the most prominent issues facing the United Methodist Church at our upcoming General Conference.