A New Podcast from Story Team!

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Podcasts have rapidly grown in popularity over the past few years, with some of the most well-known shows focused on telling stories. We love some of these shows and have long dreamed of producing our own. And today we get to do just that. We are excited to tell you about the new Story Team Weekly podcast! Over the past …

The Grace to Sing

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Jaleesa McCreary was a voice major at Texas State University who dreamed of being an opera singer. And her surgeon had just told her her that she might never sing again. “It was the worst thing they could have told me,” she says. Years later, she leads worship on the title track of Austin Stone Worship’s latest album, This Glorious …

The Story Behind “This Glorious Grace”

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Next week, Austin Stone Worship will release their latest album, This Glorious Grace. Along with the album, we are releasing live performance films, the stories behind the songs, and a behind the scenes short documentary. Much of our team has been working on this project over the last seven months, and we are excited for you to see it. Earlier this …

“You Never Change”

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This week we want to share the film for “You Never Change”, the latest single from Austin Stone Worship’s This Glorious Grace. You can find free resources and more information about this song at their site. One of the most exciting aspects of This Glorious Grace for our team was making the films for each song on the album. This …

Theology of Excellence in Creativity

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Four times a year, Story Team holds a workshop for our team members in order to equip them in theology and craft. We invite teachers from inside and outside of The Austin Stone to speak to our artists about the intersection of theology and art. Last year we asked Kyle Lent, the Director of Albums for Austin Stone Worship, to …

Storytelling Wisdom from Ira Glass

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Ira Glass is the mastermind behind This American Life, the public radio and podcast hit. This American Life seems to have a permanent spot on the iTunes Top Five podcast list, and it is probably the most popular public radio show in the United States. The show itself is a master class in storytelling every week, delivering powerful audio stories …

Tell a Better Story

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In this short video from the 2013 Austin Stone Worship Conference, Lead Storyteller Steven Bush shared why conflict and suffering is an important part of every story.