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Experiencing God Among the Unreached

The road seemed to go nowhere “Tall, African bush almost towered above us,” Michael reported from a story movement trip in Africa. “I looked around and all I could see was grass-carpeted vast land dotted with flat-topped trees. We had covere...

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Chanting the Scriptures

When a New Testament translation project for the Wolayta of Ethiopia began in the early 1970s, the government would not allow books to be printed in indigenous languages; only in Amharic, the official language. The solution, at least short-term, was to r...

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This is a community website, and we need YOU! You are invited to share stories, useful resources, events and opportunities to collaborate on our site. Do you have an inspiring story, or know of a useful resource? Our community site aims to serv...

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Flipping the Leadership Model “Upside-Down”

One of the most disheartening things I’ve seen in Western missions is leadership that continues to drive an attitude of “I know all the answers” and “I need to be the one making the decisions” and “Nothing happens without ...

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Biblical Content for a Movement

My first two visits to a small group that was trying to multiply disciples in a diverse international city were filled with anticipation. My heart thrilled to see them organize their time into looking back for worship, encouragement, celebration ...

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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 ...

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Praying for Oral and Oral Bibleless People Groups

We can all do our part in the work of the completion of the Great Commission: Let’s PRAY for the completion of Scriptures in the heart language of every people group. We have prepared this free prayer guide eBook to help you as...

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Orality Missiology: Lessons from the Original Jesus Movement

Avery Willis and Henry Blackaby popularized the phrase “On Mission with God” several years ago through their books and other resource materials by that title. It has been a delight and tremendous blessing to have know...

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Community Transformation in Tanzania

During my time in Tanzania in June, I wen...

Becoming Fishers of Men

And Jesus said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make yo...

Reproducibility DNA

While interviewing candidates for missionary service, one ...

A Clear Picture of Purpose

Have you ever seen an “autostereogram”? It’s a pict...

Orality In the Academy and Beyond

Increasing numbers of missionaries, mission ...

Teaching and Equipping Christians in the MENA

Take a moment to reflect on the ...

Captivating Oral Cultures Through Story

What 5 things do people need to know? ...

Heart Music

Heart music is amazingly powerful and a core concept of multicultu...

For the Kingdom of God Belongs to those…

Our Lord, Jesus, loves the hear...

Sheep Listen to Their Shepherd

Sheep naturally herd, meaning that keeping a fl...

How Long? A Parable of Persistence

Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to ...

Praise Is Rising

Praise is rising! This is the message that kept coming to the...

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