MEET JASON

Jason Helveston is a pastor at Park Community Church in Chicago. As part of a church in the city for the city, Jason leads a campus on the west side of Chicago and serves as a teaching pastor at Park. Jason writes regularly about Jesus and culture on his blog and his first book, Tell Me Everything—a memoir about the story of Christianity—will be released in June (2016). He and his wife Laura live in Chicago with their three children Glori, Jedidiah, and Micah.

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THE STORY CHANGES EVERYTHING

Show me a good word or better yet a good string of words, and I’ll show you great joy.

There is a throbbing possibility when the right rhythm of words flow together to create sentences, paragraphs, and pages of hope and healing and meaning and truth. It is no mistake God’s own self-disclosure and activity through history has been recorded with words. In other words, words makes storytelling possible. And when we hear and tell the right story, everything changes.

Exposition

Exposition

The story starts.

Rise in Action

Rise in Action

The story moves.
Climax

Climax

The story feels.
Fall in Action

Fall in Action

The story falls apart.
Hinge

Hinge

The story needs a hero.
Resolution

Resolution

The story comes together.

FROM MY BLOG

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    Resources from teaching through Mark

    At Park we’ve been teaching through the Gospel According to Mark the past five months or so. (We are currently in chapter 9.) Wheneve...

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    Is cleanliness really next to godliness?

    “Cleanliness is next to godliness” No doubt you have seen these words cross-stitched and framed in grandmothers’ homes across the south and...

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    Real freedom is a new kind of bondage

    Menus are terrifying. To be sure they are little more than lists of available options—yet usually laced with unfamiliar insider foodie voca...

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    Five Great Articles on Christmas

    Friends, here are five great articles I read this past week, leading up to Christmas. I trust you will find each to be helpful, joyful, and...

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Faith is about someone who finds us, draws us in, and then doesn’t let us go, so let’s walk together.

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