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  1. I Live in a Hut - The Extreme Lifestyle of OneStory

    I Live in a Hut - The Extreme Lifestyle of OneStory

    OneStory missionaries describe life in West African villages, complete with bugs, farmwork, exotic foods and diseases -- and the compelling reason they do what they do.

  2. Is Google Making Us Stupid?

    Is Google Making Us Stupid?

    "Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave?" So the supercomputer HAL pleads with the implacable astronaut Dave Bowman in a famous and weirdly..."

  3. Job Stories—Evil, Pain, and Suffering

    Job Stories—Evil, Pain, and Suffering

    Job Stories contains the main story from the earlier part of the book of Job and summarized accounts of the long speeches that make up most of the book. It illustrates one way to take material that is not a story and present it in a form ...

  4. John 9 | Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind

    John 9 | Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind

    This story has been used effectively (as part of a larger "Fear Not" story set) in new personnel orientation. This story gives an example of how to answer when confronted by authorities. Having such an example could help decrease fear, as ...

  5. Karaoke Videos Teach Safe Water Techniques - NPR

    Karaoke Videos Teach Safe Water Techniques - NPR

    NPR reports how karaoke videos are teaching Cambodians how to "avoid unsafe water." Listen as Jon Hamilton explains.

  6. Knock, Knock - Understanding Orality

    Knock, Knock - Understanding Orality

    Thanks to the International Orality Network and IMB, this video gives great insight into oral learners and the importance of understanding how to communicate to them.

  7. LaNette W. Thompson, Sharing the Message through Storying (English)

    LaNette W. Thompson, Sharing the Message through Storying (English)

    Marvin and LaNette Thompson pioneered the use of Chronological Bible Storying in West Africa. Through personal experience they learned how to adapt CBS for the specifics of the cultural and religious practices of the groups among whom th ...

  8. Languages Having a Bible Translation: Statistical Summary (as of Dec. 31, 2008)

    Languages Having a Bible Translation: Statistical Summary (as of Dec. ...

    The United Bible Societies track the number of languages that have a complete Bible, a New Testament, or a portion. Here is their latest report. To put these UBS statistics in context, the Ethnologue reports that there are 6912 living langu ...

  9. Leadership Training Storying Track (English)

    Leadership Training Storying Track (English)

    CBS can also be used for grounding people in biblical principles for leadership and teaching about a wide variety of topics related to leadership. LaNette Thompson and a group of her co-workers developed a set of stories about godly lead ...

  10. Leadership: Life of David

    Leadership: Life of David

    CBS can also be used for grounding people in biblical principles for leadership and teaching about a wide variety of topics related to leadership. LaNette Thompson and a group of her co-workers developed a set of stories about godly lead ...

  11. Life or Literacy in Afghanistan

    Life or Literacy in Afghanistan

    "It is better for my children to be alive even if it means they must be illiterate." That's how Sayed Rasul explained keeping his two daughters home from school. According to a New York Times article, Rasul wanted to protect them from po ...

  12. Literacy Debate: Online, R U Really Reading? - NY Times

    Literacy Debate: Online, R U Really Reading? - NY Times

    Does online reading strengthen web-surfers' literacy skills or undermine them? That question is being hotly debated. Determining the answer may help us understand secondary orality better. This article from the New York Times explores th ...

  13. Literacy in Everyday Life: Results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy

    Literacy in Everyday Life: Results from the 2003 National Assessment o ...

    The 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) assessed the English literacy skills of a nationally representative sample of more than 19,000 U.S. adults (age 16 and older) residing in households and prisons. The report describes ...

  14. Low Literacy among U. S. Prison Inmates

    Low Literacy among U. S. Prison Inmates

    Prison inmates have lower literacy skills on average than U. S. adults who are not in prison. That is one of the findings of the National Assessment of Adult Literacy, which is releasing its findings in a series of studies. One of them, ...

  15. Luke 19 | Zacchaeus

    Luke 19 | Zacchaeus

    This story shows that God looks at the inner nature of a man and knows who is ready to hear and follow the Truth. It reminds us to share the Gospel, in that Zacchaeus immediately responded to Jesus’ invitation to know him and was willing t ...

  16. Luke 5 | Paralyzed Man

    Luke 5 | Paralyzed Man

    This story could be used as a hook story in situations where healing is desired, or where the authority of Jesus to forgive sins is questioned. This story also indicates that spiritual healing is more important than physical healing. This ...

  17. Luke 7 | Woman Washes Jesus' Feet

    Luke 7 | Woman Washes Jesus' Feet

    This story is a wonderful hook story for women who are not at peace, who feel depressed, unworthy, or betrayed. It seems to be a good ice-breaker for women who have not heard much about Jesus.

  18. Lunaba Radio Drama

    Lunaba Radio Drama

    Christians have created radio dramas to help the Lunaba people grasp the relevance of the Bible to their lives. Recognizing that the Lunaba people use traditional stories to teach morals and to solve problems, the developers of the radio ...

  19. Making Disciples of Oral Learners (Book - Chinese Traditional & Simplified Script)

    Making Disciples of Oral Learners (Book - Chinese Traditional & Si ...

    Now, for the first time, Making Disciples of Oral Learners is available in the Chinese Traditional Script, and for a fee it is available to, individuals, churches, and organization of new and old sending countries.

  20. Making the Story Meaningful: Relational Bible Storying and Scripture Use in Oral Muslim Contexts, pt. 1

    Making the Story Meaningful: Relational Bible Storying and Scripture U ...

    Jack Colgate explains why it is important that people who tell Muslims Bible stories should also have told their personal stories and asked questions that elicit their Muslim friend's personal stories.