Exploring Your Muse

Exploring Your Muse

By: “A story is a picture that I have in my head that I wish you could see. In order to move that picture from my head to yours, I use everything I have: my face, body, voice, my sounds and words. And when you laugh, it doesn’t say, ‘That was funny.’ When you laugh,...
Experiencing the story of  God’s love as a child

Experiencing the story of God’s love as a child

By: It was cold and snowy as I drove downtown to the church early that Sunday morning. I shivered as I walked into the cathedral-like Presbyterian church where I worked as the Christian education director. I wondered if there would be any children in Sunday school. As...
The power of stories

The power of stories

By: As he left worship last August, Ted commented to me, “I bet if we had been telling these stories about ourselves, we wouldn’t be where we are today.” On this particular Sunday the mayor of the city, the school district superintendent and the...
APCE adds position: Coordinator of technology and social media

APCE adds position: Coordinator of technology and social media

By: Former APCE president John Johnson has been selected to fill the new cabinet position of coordinator of technology and social media. There was a day when APCE depended on the postal service to deliver newsletters and flyers about the great opportunities and events...
About John and his vision

About John and his vision

By: I had heard rumblings about a coordinator of technical and social media, and was excited when I saw the notice. I immediately sent in my application, interviewed with the task force, and was thrilled to learn that I had been the one chosen to fill this important...
The power of story

The power of story

By: Bible storybooks Ralph Milton, Lectionary Story Bible, Years A, B, C. Wood Lake Books, 2007-2009. Illustrated by Margaret Kyle. Milton knows how to spin a yarn. An experienced and gifted storyteller, he draws the listener into the story, even when it deals with...