Tales within Tales

The following is one of the sessions from our 2019 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO.  Tales within Tales It is a storyteller’s privilege. As readers, we delight in knitting our imagination to that of characters’ to hear a story within the plot as joint audience. We sit a spell at the … Continue reading Tales within Tales

Nexus Notes–October 13, 2017

  A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web. Socratic Teaching – Dr. Grant Horner displays a great example of Socratic teaching within the classroom. The Power of Story: Perfect for Children, Dangerous for Adults – Matt Bianco on the power of storytelling. Geronimo, Amen – … Continue reading Nexus Notes–October 13, 2017

Monday Musings (August 28, 2017): The Lost Art of Christian Storytelling

“What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun.” ~Ecclesiastes 1:9 The words of the Preacher in Ecclesiastes 1:9 are perhaps never as true as when one applies them to modern Christian storytelling, whether in fiction or the movies. The same stories are being told over and over again, … Continue reading Monday Musings (August 28, 2017): The Lost Art of Christian Storytelling