Stories Guided by the Truth

Jeff Chu explains that journalism always involves creativity, and describes the process by which a writer starts with the truthful core of any given story and artistically packages it to convey this truth to the reader in a compelling way.

Contributor: Jeff Chu
Princeton Theological Seminary, 2016




Jeff Chu is an award-winning journalist and author of Does Jesus Really Love Me?—which was featured on the cover of The New York Times Book Review. A contributing writer at Fast Company, he grew up as a journalist at TIME and has also written for The New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Travel + Leisure, and numerous other publications. He dreams of writing as well as Roxane Gay, David Grann, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. He loves bacon and his mom’s fried rice. He hates marzipan.