Monthly Archives: December 2012

Thinking Like Oral Learners

Selected Quotes from Making Disciples of Oral Learners, a Lausanne Occasional Paper: Literate People Read, But Also Think in Literate Ways “When literacy persists in a culture for generations, it begins to change the way people think, act and communicate … Continue reading

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Opportunities & Obstacles for Audio Resources

Pastors Discuss Communication in a Digital Age Below are notes from a discussion in a meeting of the Ministerial Alliance in Tallassee, Alabama.  This discussion was held in March of 2011.  The following notes represent a Summary of the Discussion and the … Continue reading

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Audio Testimonies

Testimonies represent a most powerful witness!  This is a very simple thing to do. Sit down with Christians, ask questions about their life stories, and let them reply. You could have five to ten testimonies per CD, running four to … Continue reading

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Drive-Time and Disciple-Making

“Workers took an average of 25.1 minutes to get to work.” (1) And because they do, we have an opportunity to make disciples of people who do not enjoy, or who do not have much time, to read. Consider the … Continue reading

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The Audio Opportunity

Updated: December 29, 2012 In spite of the fact that many of us in the ministry are avid readers and that our natural habitat is a book store-or in a cozy place behind our Kindle-so many people where we serve … Continue reading

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The Preincarnate Conversation

We can only imagine – we have not been told the details, nor dare we speculate too much… But before time began Before there was any created being or thing The Triune God took counsel together. In the eternal communion, … Continue reading

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Churches Grow by 60s

Tim Brister has a blog post entitled, Is There An Ideal Church Size?   In it, he responds to David Murray’s view that the size of churches would be best capped at 150.  Brister sums up Murray’s view and then gives … Continue reading

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