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Cheer up, Church!

Comments Off on Cheer up, Church! | Read more The sheep of Lancashire, England, grazing on rolling hills, bleated at us to tell this story. We imposed on the Carter family and Robert graciously sent his dog Monty across the field to round-up several sheep for the storytelling. Between calls of “walk,” and “away,” Monty kept the sheep in line while I wrestled […]

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Whole Earth Stories: First Love

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When I was 15 I was red-hot on fire with spiritual intensity. I still am…but it’s a deep sustainable fire, like those fireplace embers that carry through, even on a cold winter’s night. Here’s a story about a place that was red-hot, and struggled to exist in the middle of a cold environment. Or on […]

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Whole Earth Stories – Really, Really Good!


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Really, Really Good from David Roller on Vimeo. OR, on YouTube The first time I told a story in church, instead of preaching, something weird happened…people listened! Usually when I preach someone’s coughing, someone’s looking at a text (phone, not scripture!), someone else is staring out the window. But during the Bible story it went […]

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