57: The Original Storyteller – An Interview with Robert Carnes – Art of the Sermon

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Guest: Robert Carnes – Author, Managing Editor for the Orange Group (Atlanta, GA)
General Topic: Elements for Storytelling

Introduction to Robert (0:32)
Philosophy of communication (5:07)
The Original Storyteller (6:45)
Why storytelling is important (10:03)
Why the recent focus on story? (13:18)
Context is key (15:50)
The missing element in many “church” stories (19:25)
Authentic resolution (23:16)
Guarding against manipulation (25:36)
Most challenging project (29:43)
Easter or Christmas Eve (31:51)
Impactful communicators (32:30)
Recommended resources (34:09)
How to follow Robert (36:06)

Links to things mentioned in the episode

Reaching out to our guest

JamRobCar.com (Robert’s website)
OriginalStoryteller.com (The book’s website)
@JamRobCar (Facebook)
@JamRobCar (Twitter)
@JamRobCar (Instagram)

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Next Episode arrives February 15, 2018!

An interview with Rev. Justin Coleman, Lead Pastor at University United Methodist Church (Chapel Hill, NC)

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