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The Storyteller Enters The Story

We practice telling the Gospel Story pretty regularly in our church plant and in our Missional Communities.  Here’s a great video from the Gospel Project that tells the biblical Story in a pretty cool way with some great classic art.  I can’t tell you anything about their bible study, other than it’s put out by a great publishing house.  Yet I thought this video was a good way of talking about the Gospel as Story.  Check it out:


  1. How did this telling of the Story resonate with your heart?
  2. In this telling of the Story, how does the Gospel connect with you?
  3. What’s missing from this story that you would have liked to hear?
  4. Who in your life needs to hear this Story?  How do you think you can share it with them?

For Better or For Worse

The video below reminds me of the part of the wedding vow, “For Better or For Worse.”  Watch this amazing video from Desiring God:

  1. What amazes you about the commitment of this couple?
  2. How does this video shape the way you view your own marriage or, if you’re not married, your idea of marriage?
  3. Marriage is a relationship that was meant to reflect the relationship that God desires to have with his people.  How does the love of this wife reflect the love God has for his people?
  4. How would you use the Grand story of the Gospel, to help an unchurched person make sense of the content in this video. 

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Great Free Christian Music

There are some great Churches and musicians giving aways some awesome music this Christmas season.  Here are a few good albums and songs that I’ve run into:

Here’s a few songs from Austin Stone church with a great remake of On Christ the Solid Rock I Stand



A FREE awesome contemporary Christmas Carol full album from Lifechurch.TV



A FREE copy of Laura Cooke’s album, Christmas in a Day


Here is some great FREE music :Emmanuel byLaura Story, O Come All Ye Faithful byPhillips Craig & Dean, & Christmas Time by Phil Wickham.    This offer is from K-Love radio station.  The itunes Code didn’t pop up right away for me, so here it is in case you run into the same problem: LLJWEJYPPTWA


Holly StarrHere are free version of What Child is This by Holly Starr 



Christmas! Volume 1 Cover Art Here’s 5 great songs from Soma Austin’s Daniel Darnell in a FREE Christmas EP



Go, Tell It On the Mountain ft. Mark Apel Cover ArtHere’s a FREE version of Go, Tell it on the mountain by Seryn ft. Mark Apel



Emmanuel Cover ArtHere’s a Free Copy of Soma Community’s Jenny Snipstead’s original song Emmanuel

A FREE copy of the Civil War’s O Come Emmanuel

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