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  1. "But I Did Such Good Exposition": Literate Preachers Confront Orality.

    Many preachers use print-style communication in their sermons. That can cause problems for oral learners. But preachers can adapt their approach in order to connect better with oral learners.

  2. Ancient Path, The: Church Planting Training for Oral Cultures

    Ancient Path, The: Church Planting Training for Oral Cultures

    Scriptures In Use has a DVD video that presents a brief, 50-minute overview in three languages (English, Spanish and French) demonstrating how members of traditional oral cultures learn and communicate information. The video also present ...

  3. Basic Bible Storying by J. O. Terry (2006)

    Basic Bible Storying by J. O. Terry (2006)

    Basic Bible Storying offers exactly what its title suggests. It helps someone new to Bible storying learn the essential skills for getting started. It is simple and practical enough that someone could read it and be well on his or her wa ...

  4. Basic Radio Programming Manual

    Basic Radio Programming Manual

    This manual is designed for use by experienced radio media trainers in equipping people from language communities to develop their own radio programming. It covers the basics of getting and keeping a radio audience and producing effectiv ...

  5. Bible Storying Handbook For Short-Term Church Mission Teams and Mission Volunteers

    Bible Storying Handbook For Short-Term Church Mission Teams and Missio ...

    The Slack and Terry manuals emphasize studying the worldview of the people group and custom-selecting Bible stories in light of that knowledge. That is the best way to maximize the impact of the Bible stories...

  6. Chronological Bible Storying: A Methodology for Presenting the Gospel to Oral Communicators (2001)

    Chronological Bible Storying: A Methodology for Presenting the Gospel ...

    Jim Slack and J. O. Terry provided the majority of the materials in this collection. It is similar to the East Africa edition, but contains some later revisions and additional materials. Grant Lovejoy added some additional content that h ...

  7. Chronological Bible Storying: An Introduction to the Oral Communication of the Bible (1996)

    Chronological Bible Storying: An Introduction to the Oral Communicatio ...

    J. O. Terry, Jim Slack, and Steve Evans collaborated on these CBS materials. Originally these materials were a set of handouts, position papers, photocopies of overhead transparencies, and the like that Slack and Terry used in their work ...

  8. Communicating Christ among Folk Religionists

    Communicating Christ among Folk Religionists

    Gailyn van Rheenen has placed his textbook, Communicating Christ among Folk Religionists, online. His chapters can be downloaded for convenience in reading and citation. This is an excellent resource for understanding the worldviews of peop ...

  9. Constructing a Worldview

    Constructing a Worldview

    This document contains both the process for developing and a model instrument for use in constructing the worldview of a people.

  10. Developing Bible Stories for Radio Programs

    Developing Bible Stories for Radio Programs

    In this 'how-to' article, long-time media consultant and Bible storying expert J. O. Terry explains how to develop biblical stories for effective use as part of radio programs. He discusses many considerations that go into creating radio ...

  11. ESL - God Loves the Outcast

    ESL - God Loves the Outcast

    "God Loves the Outcast" is a 12-week conversational ESL curriculum designed for lower-caste Hindus with a lower level of English.  However, it has also been effectively used with forward caste Hindus and Muslims.  It includes a panoramic ...

  12. Henna Storytelling

    Henna Storytelling

    Henna, a temporary artwork drawn on hands and other parts of the body, is a popular beauty technique in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Christian women use henna to illustrate Bible stories and share the Gospel in a non-threateni ...

  13. Historias Bíblicas Para Nuevos Creyentes (Bible Stories for New Believers)

    Historias Bíblicas Para Nuevos Creyentes (Bible Stories for New Believ ...

    Using the same chapter headings as James Cranes's “Lecciones Para Nuevos Creyentes”, Alan and Melodie Lyons and Keith and Penny Stamps have written a new Spanish-language resource for use in discipling new believers, giving an introduction ...

  14. How to do Recording on your Computer

    How to do Recording on your Computer

    Audio recordings are especially helpful in oral cultures. You can make good quality recordings on your computer using a free program called Audacity...

  15. How to Tell Your Faith Story

    How to Tell Your Faith Story

    "How to Tell Your Faith Story" is a step-by-step guide to telling your own faith story with a biblical story. This is an excellent way to prepare for a short-term mission trip. The combination of a personal story and a biblical story con ...

  16. Lunaba Radio Drama - Short Radio Manual

    Lunaba Radio Drama - Short Radio Manual

    Radio drama shows the relevance of Scripture to everyday life. The Lunaba radio drama team developed a weekly radio program in which they taught the people through means of drama. They taught how Christians have resolved the problems tha ...

  17. Online Bible Storying Training Course

    Online Bible Storying Training Course

    The Canadian National Baptist Convention has an online training resource that is working to train church leaders. Mark Snowden's Bible storying course is an eight-part series on "Bible Storying" – how to convey God's truth to all people.

  18. SIU's Communication Bridges Training

    SIU's Communication Bridges Training

    Scriptures In Use is a ministry that grew out of a concern that many oral cultures were hardly using the New Testaments that had been produced for them by Bible translators...

  19. ST4T French

    ST4T French

    This is an abbreviated French translation of the 21-story evangelism and initial discipleship set of the ST4T manual.  All Scripture passages are based on Parole de Vie 2000.

  20. Storying Training for Trainers

    Storying Training for Trainers

    Storying Training for Trainers (ST4T) integrates the advantages of Bible storying with leadership training processes. The model offers both structure and flexibility within that structure. The booklet's unique two-page format simplifies ...