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William Carey’s Encounter with Song and Proverbs for Gospel Communication
Tags: communication, gospel, hymns, india, orality, william carey
It has long been assumed that vernacular translation represents William Carey’s primary contribution for the propagation of the gospel in India. Some biographers have even gone as far as to...
Making Room for Music and Dance
Tags: bible storying, costa rica, dance, music, orality, song
“Consider this, you who ride on fine donkeys, You who sit on fancy saddle blankets, And you who walk along the road. Listen to the village musicians gathered on the watering holes.They recount the...
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...
Leader Development and Orality
Tags: asian access, develpment, discipleship, leadership, orality
What does it take to train leaders when they cannot read and write? When most of the world’s Christian resources are made for the literate world, how do we equip the majority? How do we come...
Collaborating to Reach Oral Learners
Tags: audio-digital, collaboration, oral learners, orality, recordings, uupg
Global mission agencies, churches and individuals participating in the Finishing the Task initiative share a vision to see churches planted among all unreached and unengaged people groups (UUPGs)....
Spreading the Word to Know the Truth
Tags: aids, hausa, hiv, nigeria, orality, truth
I came from a small village in Kaduna State of Nigeria. Orality is a part of who I am, even though I received literate training from Western educators. I “un-learned” my orality in attaining a...
God with Us.
Changing the Way We Train Pastors and Plant Churches Among the Unreached
Tags: church planting, incarnational, orality, unreached, village
I’ll never forget the day I watched my mission professor weep as he told of his first years among the unreached. He explained how billions who have no access to the gospel would remain broken...
with Orality-Framed Training
Tags: empowerment, orality, training, village, widows
A few years ago, a not-for-profit group conducted research on the village of Ambam in order to understand some of our major problems. In the process they found that in this village of 1200 people,...
Orality in Pioneer Business Planting
Tags: business, entrepreneure, orality, pioneer, south asia, stories
What does orality have to do with business? As we begin to experience the economic impact business is having in emerging nations, we must stop and ask ourselves if business is having the social and...