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The World of Orality: Effective Media and Communication Strategies

Dec. 5, 2013By: Darren CarlsonAuthor Bio

How do you disciple people who can not read? Steven Evans has written a helpful workbook that will introduce you to the world of orality and effective strategies to engage oral learners. You can download the workbook here.

Here is the Table of Contents:

  • The World of Oral Communicators – Page 3
  • The World of Bible Storying – Page 5
  • Orality and Literacy: Communication and Learning Preferences – Page 8 
  • Thought Processes of an Oral Communicator – Page 10
  • Give Them a Better Story! – Page 11
  • Worldview – Page 12
  • Bridges and Barriers: Obstacles to and Opportunities for Sharing the Gospel – Page 13
  • What is the Gospel? – Page 16
  • Spiritual Receptivity – Page 17
  • Knowledge, Understanding, and Attitude – Page 18
  • Media Mapping – Page 20
  • Orality, House Church, Bible Studies, and Witness – Page 23
  • Conducting an Inductive Bible Study for Oral Learners – Page 24
  • Bible Stories and the Ten-Step Process – Page 26
  • Sample Story Sets for Evangelism, Follow-Up, and Discipleship – Page 27
  • Scripture in Song – Page 29
  • Apply the Principles – Page 31
  • “But My People Can Read!” – The Age of Secondary Orality and Post-Literacy – Page 32
  • Using Media Resources in an Integrated and Comprehensive Chronological Bible Storying Strategy – Page 33
  • Bible Storying Toolbox – Page 39

Darren Carlson is the Founder and President of Training Leaders International.  As President, Darren oversees the general direction of the ministry and serves as an advocate for pastors with little access to formal training and thoughtful cross-cultural theological engagement. You can connect with him on Facebook and Twitter

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