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New Workshops Added

February 6th, 2016

UPDATED!!!

Chicago Area OneStory Workshops May 2016

Step in the Story

May 16-17, 2016

This event is for people interested in communicating God’s Word any any everywhere through Biblically accurate, naturally told stories.

These participatory sessions include:

  • Orally learning, telling, and discussing stories in a group setting.
  • Learning about orality
  • Using Biblical stories in sharing the Gospel
  • Becoming familiar with the other storying approaches
  • Learning about opportunities for further participation in OneStory

Cost: $50

Room & Board: Dormitory Style available with YWAM Chicago at $30/day

To register for 2 days or 5 days click on link 

OneStory Introductory Workshop

May 16 – 20th, 2016

This workshop is designed for those seriously considering participation in a cross cultural OneStory project in another language.

These participatory sessions include:

  • Orally learning, telling and discussing stories in a group setting.
  • Learning a set of stories crafted for a specific worldview.
  • Learning the OneStory process for crafting Biblical stories.
  • Becoming familiar with the OneStory training and consulting cycle.

Cost: $125

Room & Board: dormitory style available with YWAM Chicago at $30/day.

To register for 2 days or 5 days click on link 

For further questions email Debbie at deblundberg57@gmail.com

 

A Fall 2016 training will likely be held in either Dallas or Tyler, Tx., exact dates TBD.

For further information email deblundberg57@gmail.com

 

Host a weekend Bible Storytelling workshop……..

Biblical storying can be a fun and effective way for people of all backgrounds to learn and apply the Bible to their lives. If you would like to consider hosting a 2 day or weekend Bible Storytelling seminar in your church or area, please contact Debbie at: askus@ywamonestory.org

 

For any other information, email us at askus@ywamtyler.org To download the latest & completed Story sets go to www.onestory-media.org

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Breaking Ground in Tanzania

August 23rd, 2015

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The following stories come from Carrie. She is serving among a Muslim Unreached People Group with only a handful of Christians and a single nascent church.

Mama G has been so excited about the stories from the beginning. She is really hard of hearing and doesn’t know a bit of Swahili, so a heart language story set has been an amazing tool to share God’s story.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Preparing for the field

January 6th, 2014

In 2007 I was in a leper village with a team of young people. We didn’t speak the local language and only had 1 translator. As we did things like giving baths, washing clothes and cooking food for the lepers I kept asking the Lord, how can we share the hope of Christ with these people?  Read the rest of this entry »

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Bhojpuri, India

August 6th, 2013

Recently, the Bhojpuri Ywamers (in India) who shared our Bhojpuri story sets and in the last year and a half they have seen thousands come to Christ and 7 churches planted……… well, we understand more completely how that happened. It was by downloading the completed set of biblical stories on inexpensive cell phones and taking them village to village. Read the rest of this entry »

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Southeast Asia, Transformed Lives

August 4th, 2013

IN SERVING WITH ONESTORY, OUR LIVES WERE TRANSFORMED!!!!!!!!  

Our OneStory Southeast Asia  team had a celebration of THANKS to God last Saturday.  We finally produced the  first  CD of 19 stories !

Looking back, in regards to working on the project,

1) we struggled to find appropriate words in our cultural context,

2) had difficulties working with local people,

3) had challenging unmotivated people, Read the rest of this entry »

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The Seed Company

August 4th, 2013

Our Partnership is Growing

The Seed Company has joined our Executive team, making 7 managing organizations. (it is now Wycliffe, Seed Company, Cru, Transworld Radio, Pioneers, Ywam and CMA (Christian Missionary Alliance) . It is a team that demonstrates mutual respect and personal affection, we actually like one another, even though we don’t always see things the same.

 

 

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Southeast Asian Project

August 19th, 2012

Southeast Asian Update

Below is a letter written by one of the OneStory project workers,

an Asian woman who helped produce a OneStory set in a Southeast Asian country.

23, June 2012 (date of letter)

Dear friends, How are you?

It has been long time since I sent my newsletter to you. Hope you are living in His peace and joy. I would like to share this joy with you all. Our OneStory team had celebration of THANKS to God last Saturday, 16th of June.

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Bangladesh

April 16th, 2012

“I’m a Sinner and Jesus is Lord”

A team of three national Bangladeshis has been working on creating a story set targeting a religious minority who speak the majority language, Bangla. Storying appeals to Bangladesh’s large illiterate population. According to UNICEF 44% of adults are unable to read or write and among rural dwellers the rate is even higher.

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UUPG breakthrough

April 2nd, 2012

YWAM Onestory team in East Asia working with UUPG has a breakthrough: A girl from the group came  to Christ and was baptized this recently.  Subsequently  OS team leaders  were invited to come to village and share with the mother … who is a shaman. Humanly, it was nigh impossible for the team leaders to get to this group; in one moment Father opens the door! How about praying for them?

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