Over half of God's Word is written in story form. So why aren't we more into telling the stories of Scripture?!
William "Bill" Bjoraker is a pioneer and prophetic voice in a small but growing movement to return to communicating Scripture the way it was originally communicated - as stories told word of mouth. And, as the Associate Professor of Judeo-Christian Studies and Contemporry Western Culture at William Carey International University, with a PhD from Fuller Theological Seminary in Intercultural Studies and Contemporary Western Culture, he's got the education to back his message.
I can't tell you how important I think this is. The Gutenberg era is OVER, my friends. The Zuckerberg era has commenced. My generation doesn't communicate through literate methods so much as through visual and oral - i.e. storytelling - methods. That's why I talked to my congregation for TWO MONTHS about telling the stories of Scripture word of mouth (download those talks here) Please, take this seriously.
So here's what I want you to do to become a part of this and keep from getting left behind.
1. READ Bill's manifesto here - it's the best thing I've read yet about storytelling from a Jewish perspective.
2. WATCH his video here or at the bottom of this email. http://youtu.be/37Niq2lRYLg
3. LIKE his page here and ADD him here.
4. EMAIL him at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to be added to his email list.
5. LEARN about his upcoming storytelling seminar in Israel here and SUPPORT it here.
We're reading the last part of Psalm 119 for Hebrew Chapters this week! In this episode you will
~finish reading the longest chapter in the Bible in Hebrew!
~learn why some people are seduced or deceived
~see how desire and obedience go hand in hand
~understand why Gentiles making Jews jealous is a mistranslation
~learn what shalom literally means
~get the bigger picture on stumbling blocks
~learn double words for rescue and guard
~discover the Hebrew name of Jesus in this Psalm!
Watch the trailer here http://youtu.be/sXUPB00j3d0 or at the bottom of this email, and watch the whole episode here!
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