The main focus of the Galcom ministry is to provide solar powered fix-tuned radios. These devices give people low-cost access to local radio stations.
If Scripture-based programming is being broadcast on FM radio, Galcom radios could give people the opportunity to be listening all the time, not worrying about the cost of batteries.
Part of the Langham Preaching strategy is a three-level, practical seminar for those who teach the Bible regularly as pastors, lay preachers or evangelists. Offered in the local situation, initially at a fairly basic level, the seminar is conducted over a few days. A three-level curriculum is being developed for those who might be able to sustain the project over several years. [more...]
"MegaVoice seeks to make the spoken, transforming message of the Word of God accessible to every non-reader in the world in a language they can understand."
MegaVoice produces audio players which can be used to listen to Scripture by those who cannot read or who prefer to listen. Many hours of recordings can be contained in a single device, each of which is rugged, portable and data-secure.
Available are the solar-powered Envoy and Story Teller.
Bible translators have focused their efforts on preparing a text that is clear, natural and accurate, with the expectation that audiences will understand the message if it is in their language. Field research among the Adioukrou of Côte d'Ivoire shows that audiences also need to have access to the contextual information the author expected his audience to bring to the text. When such information is provided, both understanding of and interest in the message increase dramatically. These findings support Relevance Theory's claim that meaning is inferred from the interaction of text and context. [more...]
The Good Samaritan Outreach package is a Christian program that, based on the message from Jesus, encourages everyone to reach out to fellow humans in need. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has drastically affected both individuals and society and this program wants to respond to this challenge with a triple aim;
- to prevent new people getting infected
- to help people living with HIV/AIDS to accept and cope with their situation
- to encourage both infected and healthy people to join hands as Good Samaritans.
The Good Samaritan Outreach package discusses: [more...]
This book was conceived and developed during a series of workshops for church leaders from countries with conflicts. All four authors work with Wycliffe Bible Translators. Dr. Richard Bagge is a psychiatrist, and Pat Miersma is a professional counselor. Dr. Harriet Hill and Margaret Hill are coordinators with SIL in Africa. [more...]
"Clear, simple and readable - very practical, fully supported with further reading ... exactly the kind of thing that is needed."
Chris Wright, Langham Partnership
A tried and tested resource that encourages meaningful Bible use in multi-lingual contexts through both written and oral media. [more...]
Africa by Radio is a body of Christian broadcasters unified by an agreed strategy, supporting God’s plan for Africa. We are committed to seeing that every man, woman and child in Africa is provided the opportunity to turn on a radio and hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a way and language they can understand, so they can become responsible members of His Church.
It is useful for those involved in Scripture Engagement in Africa to maintain links with Africa By Radio, to encourage a healthly partnership with radio stations around the contintent in broadcasting Scripture.
World by Radio is an association of international Christian broadcasting organizations who are committed to seeing that every man, woman and child on earth is provided the opportunity to hear the gospel of Jesus Christ in a way and language they can understand so they can become responsible members of His Church.