I loved the post "Story & Faith Sharing" by Chris over at his blog A New Kind of Youth Ministry.  He gives ten ways that story plays in to faith sharing.  Here are just a few:

  1. Story provides purpose. Connection to a people, particularly the people of God, links not-yet believers to a grand mission in which to engage and to live out.
  2. Story provides explanation. For many, story helps them make sense of their inner selves in light of the outer world.
  3. Story produces forward thinking. Story has a way of making people who engage the story focus in on its ending. Story helps people make sense of the redemptive plan of God.

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- Tim B.