Sentences Change Lives

John Piper once wrote, "Books don't change people; paragraphs do, sometimes even sentences." Think about your Mount Rushmore of books. A book often makes my favorites list by bringing me face-to-face with a profound statement that peels back the layers of falsehood and gives me a glimpse of truth. Or maybe, it is a scene … Continue reading Sentences Change Lives

Ira Glass on Storytelling

Two days ago, a tweet led me to these videos on storytelling. For those of you who don't know, Ira Glass is the host and executive producer of This American Life, an excellent weekly radio show. His advice is targeted at people who desire to create video podcasts, but it can easily be applied to … Continue reading Ira Glass on Storytelling