Ivan Illich, the Austrian philosopher was once asked, ‘What’s the most powerful way to change society?’ He said, ‘Not revolution. Not reformation. Rather, tell the world a story so persuasive that it sweeps away the old myths, and becomes the preferred story.’”


Storytelling is at the heart of all I do here at Josiah White’s Quakerdale Foundation. Storytelling was also at the heart of Jesus’ earthly ministry. There are two essential tools I use to create my stories:

  1. Feature, Benefit, and Result, and
  2. Storytelling For Trust, Truth, and Profit

I use Feature, Benefit, Result to help me identify the heart of the story I want to tell. I use Storytelling For Trust, Truth, and Profit to help me craft that story. If you would like to learn how to share your message in a way that “sweeps away the old myths” and replaces them with a preferred future, learn …

How to Become a Great Storyteller

CLICK HERE to sign up for a free training on “Feature, Benefit, Result”

CLICK HERE to register for KEVIN BRINKMANN’s Storytelling training and save 70% (That’s a discount of $62. Offer ends on September 17, 2018. Use discount code “70percentoff”), or watch the trailer first.

Join me in becoming a great storyteller!

Together we can sweep away myths …
and replace them with a PREFERRED FUTURE.

NOTE: KEVIN BRINKMANN is a Josiah White’s Quakerdale Foundation Partner in Philanthropy.
CLICK HERE for a list of all our Partners

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Women’s Conference to Support Quakerdale Family Services

Strength, Truth & Destination
Women’s Conference

Lost Hope? — Lost Faith?
Overcome by Fear?

Feel Lost and Unloved? — Don’t Feel Accepted?

Come hear the story of how one woman faced adversity
and, through it, found purpose in life’s journey.

YOU are NOT alone.

Join other women just like you for an evening
filled with incredible stories, laughter, and dinner.

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Higher Power Quartet to Hold Benefit Concert for Hope4Healing

(Gladbrook, Iowa) Hope4Healing announced today that Higher Power Quartet from Des Moines, Iowa will be performing a benefit concert for Hope4Healing on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM. The event will be hosted by New Hope Christian Church, 3901 S Center Street, Marshalltown. The doors will open for refreshment at 6:30. The concert is free and a free-will offering will be taken during the event. Tickets can be obtained on the day of the concert, but advanced registration is highly recommended. For more details, to reserve your spot, or to make a donation, click below:

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Heritage Care Center Hosts 5K Fundraiser for Community Youth Center

(Iowa Falls, Iowa) The Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls, Iowa will be hosting a 5K fun run/walk on Saturday, September 15. This event is designed to raise awareness and funds for the newly organized “Salt & Light” community center, ” …a youth center designed for Iowa Falls kids to play and learn in a nurturing environment.” The cost is $25 to participate and all proceeds will benefit Salt & Light. Pre-registration is encouraged but registration is available on the day of the event.

Josiah White’s Quakerdale Foundation is one of the event sponsors and is handling the online fundraising and registration process. This is yet another great example of the expanded opportunities we now have to serve great causes in our communities as a foundation.

If you are looking for a great family event to attend this fall, sign up to participate in the MAKE YOUR MARK 5K Neon Fun Run/Walk or simply venture on over to their parking lot and enjoy all the family activities. Here is a sample:

Heritage Care Center would like to thank the following sponsors for making this event a possibility:

Green Belt Bank & Trust,
The Quakerdale Foundation,
Mid Iowa Appraisers,
The Dirt Dealer,
Jennings Real Estate,
Iowa Falls State Bank,
The Coffee Attic and Book Cellar,
Advantage Pro Inc.,
Open Door,
The Popcorn Stand,
Zoops For Fun,
Weidemann Construction,
Scott Danger

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