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Aligning the heart of man with God's heart through Bible stories, discussions, interviews and more.

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Aligning the heart of man with God's heart through Bible stories, discussions, interviews and more.

    Simply The Story Update

    Simply The Story Update

    Covid-19 impacted Simply The Story in-person workshops and even challenged multiple ministries. These challenges became opportunities.  Listen and rejoice in how God has opened doors to expand both STS and God’s Story in exciting new ways.  

    • 22 min
    Thanksgiving Markers

    Thanksgiving Markers

    Thankfulness is a popular topic during  the current  holiday season.  Butch Vernon shares a story that shows how to maintain that attitude of thankfulness throughout the year and reminds us of Thanksgiving markers in the Bible..

    • 10 min
    Oral Hermeneutics Part 2

    Oral Hermeneutics Part 2

    Does storytelling have any basis in history, or is it just some new fad?  In Part 2, Bill Bjoraker connects modern storytelling to the long history of storytelling in the Hebrew culture, and clarifies the differences between character, narrative, and systematic theology.

    • 21 min
    Oral Hermeneutics Part 1

    Oral Hermeneutics Part 1

    Oral what?? Professor Bill Bjoraker gives an introduction to his fascinating new book with Tom Steffen, The Return to Oral Hermeneutics. Learn what this theological field encompasses, as well as the difference between the lecture and discussion methods of instruction. 

    • 19 min
    Bible Stories for All Ages

    Bible Stories for All Ages

    Have you struggled to memorize Scripture? Do you believe stories are just for children?  Find answers to these questions and more as Bill Bjoraker and Larry Dinkins share their experiences using STS Bible style discussions with all ages. Larry will challenge all of us to easily memorize as much as 100 verses over one year.

    • 17 min
    Bill and Larry Part 2: STS, Biblical Accuracy, and more

    Bill and Larry Part 2: STS, Biblical Accuracy, and more

    In Part 2, Bill and Larry discuss the impact STS has had on their ministries, the importance of accuracy, and how STS has been used in amazingly varied situations around the world, including fostering solid Biblical oral hermeneutics.

    • 23 min

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6 Ratings

Joy Miriam ,

Wonderful podcast

This podcast is great for all ages/ Men, Women, Boys, and Girls! It interviews men and women that have been participating in Simply the Story workshops for a long time, and most of them are now leaders, they tell their story's where they might have fallen and how Gods hand pulled them back up, to encourage you! Thank you Simply the Story!

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