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Tex Mix – Digital Edition


Purchase of Tex Mix: Stories of Earthy Mysticism with Tex Sample includes the digital program along with access to the downloadable/printable discussion guide. You will find a “Downloadable Discussion Guide” tab on this page. IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a Digital EditionWhen payment for your order has been received, you will be sent an email from with the subject heading “Your Living the Questions order has been received.” The message will contain your order details and a link to the digital (mp4) files. If you do not receive the email, please check your email spam folder. If the message is not there, please contact us at so that we may resend the information to you.



This resource includes Tex’s introduction to storytelling and a downloadable guide with points to ponder, related Scripture texts and discussion questions. Program price includes the stories in digital format (mp4) and on-going access to the downloadable discussion guide. This worship resource is not closed captioned.

You’ve heard of tall tales – Tex definitely has a few of those. But these tales are more on the order of deep and wide.

20 tales tailored for your teaching, preaching, and devotional use with Tex Sample – the consummate storyteller (including ten stories from LtQ2).


Tex Sample

Former Academic Dean and Emeritus Professor of Church and Society at the Saint Paul School of Theology, Sample is a freelance lecturer, workshop leader, consultant. His books include Ministry in an Oral Culture: Living with Will Rogers, Uncle Remus, and Minnie Pearl, and co-editor of The Loyal Opposition: Struggling with the Church on Homosexuality. He is currently the coordinator of the Network for the Study of U.S. Lifestyles.


Getting the Story Right
Roy Rogers and Jesus
Sand Creek
Miss Hattie Buie
Everybody’s Doin’ It
On the Way
No Flies on Jesus

The God Who Finds Us
Everlasting Arms AND Legs
“Tell Me about the Arms”
Brother Joe and the Blood
“I Have the Authority”

The Craft Tradition of Knowing
Maeyken Wens
“My Name is Jane”
That Hussy!
Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht

Duke’s Dining Room Table
On Hating White People
PB&Js and Kool-Aid
Big Mart
Bull Dog

Downloadable Discussion Guide

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Tex Mix Discussion Guide