Many people have never been asked to tell their story. In this episode, Amanda Drury shares the important role of testimony in recognizing God’s activity in daily life and the ways in which communities that practice testimony also become communities of thanksgiving.
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Amanda Drury has been in youth ministry for about fifteen years. She serves as Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Indiana Wesleyan University where she lives with her husband and three children. She is the author of Saying is Believing: The Necessity of Testimony in Adolescent Spiritual Formation, and is currently serving as director of Examen, a summer theological institute for high school students, and The Brain Kitchen, a non-profit organization in Marion, Indiana serving children with after-school mentoring and cooking classes in a trauma-informed environment. She holds a PhD from Princeton Theological Seminary.