GrowthStories is a first steps discipleship tool that can be used with secondary oral learners or that can be adapted and used with primary oral learners. The stories themselves, the interactive re-telling activities, and the format are conducive to helping newly saved Millennials grow in their new-found faith. With adaptations, the principles will work with tribal people as well. Such important topics as assurance, prayer, Bible study, the Spirit-controlled life, evangelism, the local church, and more are developed through telling Bible events. The "Growing with God" section allows you to help motivated disciples to dig deeper.
La guía del mentor para llevar un nuevo creyente por las 10 lecciones del estudio de discipulado, El Camino al gozo (Edición de 2010 de 32 páginas), La guía tiene 63 páginas.
Lyrics (in Spanish) for the 13 songs from Kids Sing The Story of Hope CD.
Lyrics for Kids Worship the God of the Big Story. These songs teach kids about worship, specifically how to worship the God of the Big Story whom they are encountering in Bible study. For example, kids learn God is transcendent yet immanent.
A free Leader's Guide (102 pages) for use with The Story of Hope--Kids Edition book.
FREE download. Answers to questions in the ten lessons of The Way to Joy - Kids basic discipleship book and tips for leading kids through the study. Forty-plus professionally designed pages.
This is 100+ page Leader’s Guide for the The Story of Hope. It includes teaching tips for using The Story of Hope in one-on-one situations, as well as in small group Bible study settings. It also includes answers to the questions in The Story of Hope.
A step by step guide for leading people through The Story of Hope studies. Translated into Spanish in Lima, Peru.
A FREE leader's guide for using 20 Bible events from The Story of Hope with members of the Millennials generation, as well as others. For use in telling and teaching the Bible's redemptive story as a metanarrative that people can understand and embrace. More than 100 pages of material, beautifully and professionally designed. Teaching resources included.
A sample written faith story that uses the "overview and flashback" pattern. Particularly helpful for people who were saved as a young child, in some cases.
Associating the word "persuasion" with evangelism causes concern on the part of many believers. Perhaps the abusive type of persuasion that many of us have experienced or observed is the reason for that concern. But what does the New Testament have to say on this topic? That's the purpose of this article--to investigate the concept of "persuasion" in the New Testament.
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This article by missionary-missiologist Rick Brown focuses on some important Bible translation issues. Since it is impossible to translate the entire Bible quickly, which Bible portions are most important to translate initially? The article also emphasizes the need to keep oral learners in mind, when doing pioneer evangelism. Much of the emphasis of this 16 page article is valuable to missionaries using The Story of Hope, especially those who need to adapt The Story of Hope for the worldview group with which they are ministering.
This document contains approximately 30 observations that can be made from the Good Soil E&D scale.
This is a 100+ page Leader’s Guide for the The Story of Hope. It includes teaching tips for using The Story of Hope in one-on-one situations, as well as in small group Bible study settings. It also includes answers to the questions in The Story of Hope.
As the title proclaims, this song tells the Christmas story, starting in the Garden when God promised that One would come to crush the Serpent’s head. Then, this SATB arrangement written in classic Christmas style with bells ringing, declares that Jesus is the One who fulfilled prophecies and can truly take our sins out of the way. There is no better reason to rejoice that this: “He came, He died, and rose, He has won!” Written by Gil Thomas.
Dr. Jim Grier gives an excellent overview of the story of Scripture—the Bible’s metanarrative.
Dr. Geerhardus Vos (1862-1949) was the most influential evangelical Bible scholar in the early development and popularization of the discipline of Biblical Theology (the counterpart to Systematic Theology). This essay was his inaugural address as Professor of Biblical Theology in Princeton Theological Seminary on May 8, 1894. Although it's not easy reading, it does help to clarify the distinctives and values of Biblical Theology.
A leader's guide for use with The Message of Hope, a Bible study book for helping Muslims understand the Bible's BIG Story of redemption as it unfolds chronologically from Genesis through Revelation. Includes a lot of helpful information regarding concerns that Muslims generally have about the Bible and the Christian faith. 176 pages
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