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Story and Song
An Innovative Church Planting Model
Tags: africa, church-planting movement, song, story, storytelling
Harmattan winds have hovered over desert Africa for weeks, picking up Saharan sands and filling the sky of the Paga Na village with a brown haze. In this sand-gray dusk, the hushed, unnatural...
Advancing Scripture Access for Discipleship Among Bible-less Oral People
Tags: audio-bible, bible, bible-less, oral, scripture, storytelling
Foundational to making disciples in every people group is enabling access to and engagement with the Word of God in their own language. This awareness has fueled initiatives by some translation...
From the Guest Editor
Learning From My Own Mistakes
Tags: gutenberg, oral, orality, storytelling, zuckerberg
They were not Hearing
Over a decade ago, I was traveling through Mozambique speaking to an audience that had traveled some distance. While preaching through a portion of Nehemiah, I noticed many...
Why Communicate the Gospel Through Stories
Tags: gospel, oral, orality, stories, story, storytelling
From Reconnecting God’s Story to Ministry: Cross-cultural Storytelling at Home and Abroad, 2005. Used by permission of William Carey Library, Pasadena, CA
I thought that I had finally learned...
The Two Journeys of Shanti & Jasmine
Tags: evangelism, gospel, hindu, story, storytelling, witness
[Reprinted from the Orality Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, p 63. Used by permission.]
Shanti and Jasmine come from very different backgrounds, but both belong to the Information Technology (IT)...
From the Editor
We Have the Greatest Story Ever Told. Let's Use It.
Tags: gospel, gutenberg, oral, stories, story, storytelling
Steve was a house painter from England vacationing at a beach in the Philippines with his family. A Bible teacher named Christine happened to be staying at the same resort. One day during a...
Lead Muslims to Christ Now!
Tags: discipleship, evangelism, islam, muslim, storytelling, training
Any-3 is a five-step process which starts with getting acquainted and leads to discovering whether the Holy Spirit is at work in that person’s life to convict them of sin and prepare...
Avery Willis’ Last Dream
Tags: disciplemaking, discipleship, storytelling, training
Dr. Avery T. Willis, Jr. (1934-2010) viewed discipleship through the eyes of a missionary.
He was president of a seminary in Indonesia during the 1970s when a work of the Holy Spirit among the...
Orality: The Next Wave of Mission Advance
Chronological Bible Storying is changing Christian communication forever. Emphasis on oral learning preferences is the next wave of missions advance. Nearly 70% of the world’s population— and 50%...