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Simply the Story – another way to do storytelling
My Bible storytelling journey started in 2004. In the first model I received, the stories told were long and included explanation and summary within the body of the story.God had […]
Using technology to spread a movement
ETHIOPIA Please pray for the salvation of the Amhara of Ethiopia who listen to the memory cards (storage devices for digital information) they have been given for their cell phones. […]
Finding a person with whom to practise stories
Following your workshop, I looked around for opportunities to practise storytelling the Bible message of God’s rescue plan beyond children’s work. I had begun to visit a start-up hair salon […]
Oral Bible Schools – Kenya
Most of the pastors in Africa are trained in Bible schools which use literate (often Western) methods. These schools haven’t experienced other methods. The pastor then graduates and tries to […]
A child shall teach them
Grace’s mother has been experimenting with Bible storytelling for several years. 9 year -old Grace decided she wanted to try to tell the Creation story to some of her school […]
Non-believers urging others to listen to stories
I went to the mountains of Taiwan for a holiday. There were a group of 4 older women staying in my hostel. Naturally enough we talked (it is important to […]
The benefits of not answering people’s questions
I have been learning a lot about NOT answering people’s questions! By either just allowing questions to be asked and/or saying “The Bible will help answer that, keep reading,” OR […]
Using stories in a church service
This was recently sent to me and I thought was a good model of how stories/songs and reflection could be integrated. It is a Good Friday service. All the Bible […]
Leading discussion about a story
This set of questions can be used in:- – Bible study groups, – youth groups, – groups of not-yet believers under a tree or in a cafe, – with individuals […]
Learning how to seize opportunities -storying at parties
Lynne recalls her early experiences of telling stories in Central Asia: Over the last four years I have sat at an uncountable number of local parties, and each of them […]
Stories from around the world