Long before there was anything resembling an alphabet to record words with ink on paper, people passed along information in the form of stories. The oral tradition is as old as humanity itself, and stories today still hold enormous sway in our culture. How are stories influential in your life of faith and that of your congregation?

Download a study guide for the article “The power of storytelling,” which appeared in the April 2021 issue of Living Lutheran. The guide contains three pages of discussion questions and a copy of the article.

Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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