Shuck and Jive

Friday, October 29, 2010

The Wait Has Ended!

They have arrived!

Brandon provided tonight's lecture on "What Is a Parable?" We had a good turnout for the evening lecture, probably about 75 or so.

Tomorrow's workshops begin at 9:30 then at 1:30.

If you join us you will happy like these people!

And these people...

and these people too!!

Here are tomorrow's workshops:


The History and Craft of Parables
To understand Jesus' parables one must begin with an overview of the art of story-telling and the several methods involved in the interpretation of stories, ancient and modern. Participants will examine the ancient craft of parable-making side-by-side with modern examples of transparent poetry and creative songwriting. This workshop will explore not only what a parable might mean, but also how it means to be taken.

Saturday, 9:30 A.M.-Noon

Parables and the Kingdom
Jesus' parables are both a door and a mirror to the kingdom of God. But does the kingdom illuminate the parables (Matthew) or do parables illuminate the kingdom (Mark)? Better yet, do we unravel the parables, or do they unravel us? The parables of the Banquet and Unjust Steward, the Prodigal Son, the Good Samaritan, the Leaven, and the Mustard Seed will serve as the primary texts for this presentation.

Saturday, 1:30-4 P.M.


  1. What I can't believe is that people still pay for this smack! Hahahaha!!!

    And whatever happened to that Jesus Project? Was it supposed to surpass the Jesus Seminar stuff!

    Anyway, I get a kick out of your jive!

  2. What a great seminar. It just ended. Art and Brandon were the tops!

  3. 14 out of the 34 who completed surveys drove more than 250 miles for this "smack", and every one of them had great praise for the speakers and the event.

    I really enjoyed the event, and can't wait till we do it again!