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Orality

Orality

Communicating God’s Message in an Oral Culture

Communicating effectively to non-readers
Rick Brown (2004)
It is only natural for us to bring to our work the bias of our own ways of thinking, learning, and communicating. But unless we can adapt our communications to our audience, we will limit our audience to those who…
Richard
February 19, 2009
Bible StorytellingOrality

Making Disciples of Oral Learners

Avery Willis (convenor) (2007)
Discover why orality is a growing phenomenon throughout the world in reaching others for Christ. Around 70% of the world's population communicates mainly by stories, proverbs, drama, songs, poetry, and chants which all happens in a face-to-face context. Stories play…
Richard
December 11, 2008
Bible StorytellingOrality

Network of Biblical Storytellers

An international organization whose purpose is to communicate the sacred stories of the biblical tradition. Their mission is to encourage everyone to learn and tell biblical stories. The website contains news of training courses and a bookstore of useful resources.
Richard
December 6, 2008
Bible StorytellingOrality

Scriptures in Use

Making Disciples of Oral Learners
Scriptures in Use (SIU) specializes in training non-western oral learners through an Oral Bible (a collection of stories from the Bible that are told face-to-face and memorized). On the SIU website you will find the Bridges course, which provides training…
Richard
October 22, 2008
Bible StorytellingOrality

Simply The Story

Inductive Bible Study "Oral Style"
Bible storytelling and purposeful questions encourage non-literates and literates to discover. In September 2006, Simply The Story (STS) was born. The leaders of The God’s Story Project developed this training of trainers program. Built on the foundation of storying, STS…
Richard
October 22, 2008
Bible StorytellingOrality

Story 4 All Podcast

Story 4 All was a weekly podcast on orality and storying. It was produced for many years by Bryan Thompson, from 2006 until the final episode in August 2018. The archived podcasts are still available to listen to. They include…
Richard
October 22, 2008
AudioFilm and VideoOralityRadio

International Orality Network

To influence the Body of Christ to make disciples of all oral learners
The International Orality Network’s vision and mission is to influence the Body of Christ to make disciples of all oral learners. We believe that the foundation of discipleship is the shaping by, and obedience to, the Word of God. We…
Richard
October 17, 2008
Bible StorytellingOrality

OneStory Partnership

OneStory works with mother-tongue speakers to develop and record worldview-sensitive, chronological Bible “story sets” for each specific group — typically 40 to 60 stories in a two-year period. Mother-tongue speakers spread the stories to others. These story sets form the…
Richard
October 17, 2008