Telling Bible stories can make the scripture come to life! Wycliffe Australia regularly run Bible Storytelling workshops in many states of Australia. These workshops teach a number of skills: How to take a narrative passage of scripture and craft it into a simple, accurate, memorable Bible story. How to tell a Bible story so that … Continue reading Wycliffe Bible Storytelling Workshops
12 Free Online Bible Storytelling Lessons (video format) A series of videos on HOW to craft a story, and what makes a good story. This brilliant set of videos critiques the stories it tells, teaching you to craft better stories by focusing on a different skill in each story (e.g., the first story, the baptism … Continue reading Free Online Bible Storytelling Lessons
John Walsh is a Bible Storyteller who updates regularly. Facebook Page: BibleTelling: telling God’s Word His website also contains other resources such as 260 stories already crafted in written form, available for free download www.bibletelling.org.
This website has several free download resources. It has a specific set of stories that it uses, and mailed out a nice pretty cloth with the symbols for each story printed on it). The main benefit of this page is that it links to the other pages!
This book (must download the PDF, the view link appears broken) has an intriguing section on crafting for each story (rather than a general overview of how to craft) in the Story Training for Trainers manual. It focuses on specific language and concept issues within the story. The handbook actually has pre-crafted all the stories … Continue reading Detailed Story Crafting Handbook
HERE is a handbook with a lot of useful info on which story to tell when… major focus on cross-cultural interactions, and why/how these missionaries specifically chose these stories.
This is a document on Chronological Bible Story Telling, and the differences between oral and literate learning styles.
The invaluable book, Making Disciples of Oral Learners is available as a free PDF if you sign up to the Scriptures in Use newsletter at THIS website.
This website has links to myriad different resources under the “prepare” tab, including bible story videos This page in particular is a list of online learn to tell the bible as a story (and why you would want to do that) resources. It does appear to have a lot of broken links however, and the … Continue reading Orality Strategies website