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Orality Strategies & Bible Stories

 
Orality Strategies. Richmond, VA.
 
“Orality” refers to reliance upon the spoken, rather than written, word for communication. Orality Strategies’ passion is to provide religious leaders with resources that help you communicate God's truth to those who learn best by oral means.  Different orality strategies include chronological Bible storying, Bible stories on topics, film and story, Bible on video, sign language and more.
 
A Selection of Bible Stories  for Sermons and Commentaries
 
Find biblical stories chosen for use with people from various religious and ethnic backgrounds and to teach on a variety of biblical stories. Download, listen, read, enjoy!
 
John 10 | Assurance This story has been used effectively in both restored relationship and purpose-themed story sets. This story helps believers understand that their salvation in Jesus is […]  257
Luke 11 | Jesus Casts Out Evil Spirits This story has been used in a Purpose-themed set to show what can happen to a purpose-less person.  254
Luke 22, John 13-15 | Jesus Washes Disciples' Feet This story has been used effectively in a Purpose themed story set to introduce the purpose of God's Spirit in the life of the believer, and to model servant […]  507
Mark 11 | Jesus Clears the Temple This story has been used effectively in a Purpose themed story set to show that nothing replaces true belief in Jesus, which always results in fruit.  284
John 18, Matthew 26 | Arrest and Trial This story and Jesus' death story are necessary for any redemptive story set. This particular story has been used effectively in a Purpose themed story set because […]  193
Luke 24 | Alive The story of Jesus' death is necessary for any redemptive Bible story set. In a Purpose-themed story set, it emphasizes that God has a plan which he fulfills, and […]  197
Acts 1, 2 | Pentecost The coming of God's Spirit would be a necessary story in any redemptive story set. This story has been used effectively in both Purpose and Relationship themed story […]  403
Luke 23, John 19 | Death of Jesus This story is necessary for any redemptive Bible story set. This particular story has also been used effectively in a Purpose themed story set as it shows Jesus' […]  225
Acts 2 | Peter's Sermon This story has been used effectively in both a relationship-themed and a purpose-themed story set. It is also a key story in any church formation story set.  248
John 21, Matthew 28, Acts 1 | Ascension This story has been used effectively in a Purpose themed story set. In this story, Jesus gives Peter purpose, even after he has failed. Jesus also gives his followers a […]  221
Acts 3 | Peter Heals a Lame Beggar This story has been used effectively in both Purpose and Church Formation themed story sets. In the Purpose story set, it shows the progression of Peter's character. […]  263
Acts 4 | Peter and John Before the Religious Leaders This story has been used effectively in a Purpose themed story set, as well as in a Church Formation themed story set.  263
Acts 9 | Paul Meets Jesus This story has been used effectively in both Purpose and Church Formation themed story sets. This story shows how God chose Paul for his purposes and completely changed […]  266
Acts 15-16 | Macedonian Call and Lydia This story has been used effectively in both Purpose and Church Formation themed story sets. This story shows the importance of following God's Spirit rather than […]  413
Acts 14 | Paul and Barnabas Mistaken for Gods This story has been used effectively in both Purpose and Church Formation themed story sets.  385
Acts 16 | Philippian Jailer This story has been used effectively in both Purpose and Church Formation themed story sets. It shows a person asking for salvation and choosing baptism in obedience. It […]  287
Acts 17, 1 Thessalonians 1-4 | Return This story has been used effectively in Relationship, Purpose, and Church Formation themed story sets. This is an encouraging story that reminds believers that despite […]  186
John 3 | Nicodemus Comes to Jesus This story has been used effectively as part of a Purpose-themed story set, and may be useful in cultures where light or spiritual rebirth is significant.  292
Luke 10 | Jesus Sends Out the Seventy-Two This story has been used effectively as part of a church planting and discipleship training curriculum, and in a Purpose-themed story set in which Jesus' deep […]  188
1 Kings 13 | Man of God This story has been used effectively as part of a Purpose story set. It shows the importance of following God's instructions and having confidence in them, and […]  477
Daniel 1 | Daniel and His Three Friends This story has been used effectively as part of a Purpose story set. The Daniel stories portray young men who follow God in difficult circumstances, and find God's […]  208
Daniel 6 | Lion's Den This story has been used effectively as part of a Purpose story set. The Daniel stories portray him as a young man who follows God despite difficult circumstances, and […]  229
Matthew 1, Luke 2 | Jesus' Birth This story has been used in both Restored Relationship and Purpose story sets, and emphasizes the prophetic messages surrounding Jesus' birth, in order to show that […]  363
Daniel 7 | Daniel's Vision This story has been used effectively in a Purpose story set to set up the kingship and deity of Jesus. It also portrays Jesus' victory in the end times, and the […]  232
Luke3, Matthew 3 | Baptism This story has been used effectively in both Purpose and Restored Relationship-themed story sets. John clearly testifies to Jesus' purpose on this earth. This story […]
 

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