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Proclaiming the Good News through Story in Oral Cultures

God’s Word, shared through stories and the Oral Arts (storytelling and dialogue, drama, poetry, song and dance), continues to touch hearts and minds of oral preference learners around the world, even during this global pandemic. See how local leaders are pr...

Listening to the Gospel in North Korea

TWR broadcasts the truth of the gospel over radio waves into some of the most closed countries in the world--including North Korea. Occasionally, our staff in South Korea receives letters from from listeners in the North thanking TWR for ministering to them.

Story Sticks

The Storytellers Bible project is an initiative of Blazing Trees. We are innovating Bible resources for frontier missions. We believe that all anyone needs to make disciples is God’s presence and power through the indwelling Holy Spirit and the stories of t...

Turkana Audio Bible Leads to Life and Literacy

Davar Partners completed the the Turkana audio Bible in 2018, in partnership with the Bible Society of Kenya. Since then the Bible Society has been using the audio recordings to teach local literacy courses. We are thrilled the audio Bible provides the op...

A Life Changed While Recording the Gikuyu Audio Bible

Davar is recording the Gikuyu Old Testament at the Trans World Radio studio in Nairobi, Kenya, in partnership with the Bible Society of Kenya. We were at the studio in late 2019 during a recording session and met David, one of the voices of the Gikuyu audi...

The story of Global Recordings Network

How do we tell the story of Jesus to those who can’t read or write? Kenny takes you on a tour of Global Recordings Network where audio Bibles in more than 6,000 languages are changing lives every day.

Global Recordings Network UK

How do we tell the story of Jesus to those who can't read or write? Kenny takes you on a tour of Global Recordings Network UK where audio Bibles in more than 6,000 languages are changing lives every day.

Posted by Wycliffe Bible Translators UK and Ireland on Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Lazarus

Lazarous, a missionary with OM Zambia partnering with Davar Partners, describes his vision for using Audio Bibles and storytelling to minister to the people in Makululu.

Waves of Hope to Central Asia

In countries in Central Asia where the church is subject to persecution and government pressure, TWR is using radio transmissions to encourage believers and spread the Good News.

Speaking Hope to the World

In a Middle Eastern room shuttered to the outside world, around a village campfire in southern Africa, on a crowded bus in eastern Europe, TWR reaches out to individuals every day to tell them how they can be more than conquerors through Christ.

God Speaks My Language

World Mission works closely with a network of national partners who speak the language and are working to create relationships within the indigenous communities where they minister.

Understanding the Remaining Mission Task

Have you wondered which peoples are still waiting to hear about Jesus for the first time? This illustrated video can help.

Honor, Shame and the Gospel: Reshaping the Messenger

Sam Winfield teaches about the dynamics of honor / shame cultures at the Honor Shame conference at Wheaton College in 2017. He puts forward the case that the cultures of the Bible were based on honor / shame, and unless Western missionaries consider seriou...

Orality, the Bible, and the African Imagination

What are the links between orality and literacy? Is one method better than the other? Dr. Gregg Okesson discusses the effects of modernity and how it mistakenly posited literacy against orality as part of the Seven Minute Seminary series.

Samuel Chiang on Orality

Samuel Chiang speaks about Orality and the differences between an Oral Culture and a literate one. He guides us through some eye opening excercises and challenges the Church on the importance of adapting to oral cultures at the Issachar Virginia Beach 2015 ...

What is Orality? An Introduction

Charles Madinger, Associate Director of the International Orality Network, provides an introduction to Orality: what it is, and why it is important?

Artists Making Disciples of Oral Learners Part 2 of 2

Dr. Jerry Wiles presents the second half of a two part series on how artists can be powerfully used to disciple oral learners. Dr Wiles, President Emeritus of Living Water International, became involved with Orality in 1983 through the influence of Herbert...

Artists Making Disciples of Oral Learners Part 1 of 2

Dr. Jerry Wiles presents the first half of a two part series on how artists can be powerfully used to disciple oral learners. Dr Wiles, President Emeritus of Living Water International, became involved with Orality in 1983 through the influence of Herbert ...

Now Hear This! Recording Trip Stories Ep1

Listen to the pilot episode of “Now Hear This!” – a new podcast from Faith Comes By Hearing! In it, host Aaron talks with Mark, one of FCBH staff, about his most recent recording trip to a small island off of the coast of Alaska, St. Lawrence. The testimony...

Dawro Full Bible Production

Whitestone Media, a production studio in Uganda, is a long-time friend and partner of Davar. Today, we are grateful to share a glimpse of our process and like-minded passion to make the Word of God available to 533,000 Dawro-speaking people in Ethiopia.

Oral Strategies for Rapid Multiplication

Nearly 80% of people in the world learn primarily or exclusively though oral means. They learn stories, songs, dramas, and media rather than written words. Even those who are literate often prefer non-print forms of communication. (GACX Webinar, recorded Ja...

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