Alternative Stories of Redemption and Hope

This is why I am thankful to be associated with this company and work part-time at TYGES International. They are not your typical company. Read on.

Reinventing Recruiting

Australian philosopher Ivan Illich once said,

“Neither revolution nor reformation can ultimately change a society, rather you must tell a powerful new tale, one so persuasive that it sweeps away the old myths and becomes the preferred story, one so inclusive that it gathers all the bits of our past and our present into a coherent whole, one that even shines some light into the future so that we can take the next step….If you want to change a society, then you have to tell an alternative story.” 

antique-books-print-05Stories have power. They invite us into a new way of seeing the world, even our own lives. Think about it. We don’t describe past events or experiences from our lives through facts or bulleted memorandums. We tell stories. Why? People best relate to stories. Stories have the power to move us.  Stories have the power to draw us in to a new vision of…

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About Fred

I am a follower of Jesus, the husband to Alison Glenn, daddy to my little man Ian. I am a son, brother, friend, bi-vocational pastor of Williamsburg Christian Church, ethnographer, activist and justice seeker, founder and president of 3e Restoration Inc, adjunct professor at Regent University, and mission specialist of church renewal with Mission Alive. I received my B.S. in Ministry/Bible at Amridge University and my Masters of Religious Education in Missional Leadership (MREML) from Rochester College. I am currently working toward my Doctorate of Ministry in Contextual Theology at Northern Seminary.
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