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Sikkim Update

Posted by AMIT PRADHAN on May 20, 2015 at 7:51am

English Class Story Group

Posted by AMIT PRADHAN on May 20, 2015 at 7:30am

Blessed by the Spoken Word

Posted by AMIT PRADHAN on April 28, 2015 at 12:00am

Storytelling works at the restaurant

At a missions conference, I was introduced to a local believer. During our chatting, she told me, “I like Chinese food. In fact, I have been eating frequently at a Chinese restaurant for ten years.”

“You’ve eaten at the same Chinese restaurant for ten years?” I asked with curiosity.

She nodded.

“Have you ever shared the gospel with the Chinese workers there?” I inquired further.  

After thinking for a moment, she confessed, “I have never thought about…


Posted by Vanan Paul Trinh on November 19, 2014 at 9:26pm

The Women Jesus Loved

I am new to the International Orality Network and am excited about all that I am learning as I read the material on the website. God led me out of the pastorate and into radio. We have a radio program heard around the world called Stories of the Master. This is a retelling of the life of Christ in story format. I have brought in cultural and historical details which modern people/westerners often miss. I have gleaned these insights from scholars such as Dr. Gary Burge (Wheaton) and Dr.…


Posted by Jonathan Williams on May 21, 2014 at 9:54am


Storying Training in an Academic setting??

Started by Ken Vogel Jul 7.

Recommend a US Children's Sunday School Curriculum??

Started by Cheryl Fornelli Oct 19, 2014.

Orality and non-narrative portions of the Bible 3 Replies

Started by Justin Culp. Last reply by Galen Miller Sep 8, 2014.


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Orality Training Workshop at The Chapel

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Redeemed Population in Prison - ION/Navigators Regional Conference at Second Reformed Presbyterian

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Redeemed Population in PrisonSummer 2015 ION /Navigators Regional Conference Dates: July 31 & August 1, 2015Using Orality To Reach Into the PrisonsTraining Day -Friday arrival at Second Reformed Presbyterian (SRP) around 11:15 am for an 11:30 departure to an Indiana State Prison facility -Training session will take place at the prison facility. Debriefing will take place in the chapel area, and everyone will return to SRP around 4:30pm. This is a good opportunity to learn more about orality…See More
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Storying Training in an Academic setting??

The Junior College in Buchanan, Liberia actually has a theology department.  Is there anyone who has incorporated storying training within an academic setting, e.g. as part of a church planting class or and evangelism class?  I'd be interested in a dialogue regarding this.See More
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