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One – Moses’ Story

One moment in time. One frustrated pastor. One Bible Story. This is where one would think the story begins, but not quite. Let’s go back 10 years to a village in South Sudan.

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How Networks Are Shaping the Future of World Mission

In the late 1980’s, David Barrett and James Reapsome published a book titled Seven Hundred Plans to Evangelize the World. In their book, they identified lack of cooperation and collaboration between Christian organizations as...

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Oralities & Literacies – Chapter 10 – The Rationale for Oral...

God has given our privileged generation many gifts that no other generation has known in the combination that we have including, but not limited to: A widening expertise for exegeting the Scripture...

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Connecting for Change: The Multi-Faceted Aspects of the Orality Movement

I first came across the book “Oral Communication of the Scriptures: Insights from African Oral Art,” by Herbert Klem, and started hearing about Orality, Oral Cultures and Oral Learners back in the 1980s. I...

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Oralities & Literacies – Chapter 9 – Communicating Christ Am...

This chapter seeks to address the question: “How should our understanding of the orality/oralities question affect our approaches to communication generally and more specifically in Christian minis...

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Orality and the Post-Literate West

Communication skills in an oral culture are alien to the highly-literate, well-educated westerner. Most technical specialists, who go to "developing" countries tend to be this type of westerner. The natural human oral orientation has usually ...

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Oralities & Literacies – Chapter 8 – From Kushe to Jos

I invite you to take a walk with me down my road from Kushe to Jos, Nigeria. It is a road that includes many kinds of people and different levels of orality. Every step closer to Jos finds people learning ...

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The Power of “Story”

Since the majority of the world’s storytelling people have never been introduced to Jesus in a way they can relate and respond to, SIU works and trains local Christians among these people how to tell the life-transforming stories of the Bible to...

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