Prodigal Magazine

Editorial


Why Should I Share My Story?

Why Should I Share My Story?

Over one year ago, when Darrell and I started Prodigal Magazine, we did it because we wanted to hear your stories. We had already heard so many of them — in the body of an e-mail, on a Skype call, at a conference in Chicago, in our car, or over a wobbly table at a... read more

May 28, 2013 Allison Vesterfelt Editorial, Featured Content, Storytellers, Storytelling 14

Confessions of a Fence-Sitter

Confessions of a Fence-Sitter

Yesterday I wanted to give up on Prodigal Magazine.   Not because I can’t take the heat of criticism, or because I’m not willing to admit there may have been in the past, or be currently, holes in our process, or even my discernment when it comes to posting certain articles over others. It isn’t because... read more

April 4, 2013 Allison Vesterfelt Editorial, Featured Content 75

Is It Possible to Disagree And Still Be Friends?

Is It Possible to Disagree And Still Be Friends?

When Ally and I took over Prodigal Magazine just over a year ago, it was important for us to build a safe community for people sharing their story. We both had come to understand the power held in someone’s story because it had changed and shaped each of us as individuals before we met.   That said,... read more

April 3, 2013 Darrell Vesterfelt Editorial, Featured Content 75

Stop Waiting To Write Your Book

Stop Waiting To Write Your Book

Just about a year ago I was talking to my friend Matt about his dream to write a book. He explained to me that he had been thinking about it for a long time, but didn’t have the time to do it right now. He was a teacher, after all, and had a life, church... read more

March 6, 2013 Darrell Vesterfelt Editorial, Featured Content 0

Dear Reader, I Owe You An Apology

Dear Reader, I Owe You An Apology

Dear Reader, We had to remove today’s article from the website due to an oversight. Despite differences of opinion, one of our biggest values is that we share ideas through the medium of story. Today’s post didn’t do that, and I should have noticed that before we posted it and for that, I’m really sorry.... read more

February 13, 2013 Allison Vesterfelt Editorial 20