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Good News! God Honors Us By Entering Our Story
Tags: central asia, honor, persian, story
ENTERING YOUR STORY
I brought some candy with me for the national staff of an NGO in Central Asia. They thanked me of course, to which I replied, “It was nothing.” And really it was a very little...
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...
The Story-Teller, the Dhow and the Fishers of Men:
Orality in Relation to Muslim Communities Coming to Faith
Tags: africa, dhow, east africa, fisheman, muslim, story
“Can I tell you a story about Isa al Massih1 and some fishermen?” I asked my Muslim friends as we set a lee-ward sail in a handcrafted dhow2 off the coast of East Africa. The sun sent prisms of...
Discovering God’s Call
A Young Deaf Man’s Journey
Tags: deaf, international bible training center, kenya, ministry, story
[Adapted from Deaf Missions Report, Report No. 105, Spring 2013 and reprinted by permission.]
Javier found his calling and purpose in God in a place he never expected to be. He found it while...
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...