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Pick 2 Words (one that describes your life before walking with Christ and one that describes your life after walking with Christ).
Write a script or bullet points (max. 400 words/under 1 minute) detailing how you have changed from the first word to the second word.
Practice! Give yourself time to think and embody your story.
Film and record yourself.
Edit the footage (add text animations, etc.)
Send a friend your “Before and After” Video.
Include on of the following blurbs:
Hey! I just made this video that shares a bit of my story. I’d love to hear what you think. Is there any part of my story that relates to you?
Hey! My friends and I are making videos during winter break to share our stories of what God’s done in our lives. I want to hear honest feedback from you on what you think about it. Could you watch it and let me know what you think?
Hey! Hope your winter break is going well. Could you watch my Before and After video and let me know what you think?
Follow Up Questions:
If they didn’t respond…
Hey _______! I was wondering if you had a chance to watch my video? What did you think?
If someone responded…
That’s awesome, thanks for your thoughts. Would you say there was one part that you related to more than another?
Thanks friend! I’m curious what you would say if you were to rate your desire to know God on a scale of 1-10?
Thanks! If you could pick your own words to describe your spiritual journey, what would they be?
Thanks! Something I’m doing with this video is hearing where my friends are at with their spiritual journey. If you were to rate your desire to know God on a scale of 1-10, what would it be?
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There are 5 basic parts to your story. You should be able to talk through all 5 parts clearly and succinctly within 3-5 minutes.
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