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RECURSOS TECNOLÓGICOS Y MEDIOS

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Table of Contents

 

General Resources

Augmented-Virtual Reality 

Digital / Online Church

Events

Internet Outreach

Marketing / Creative Agencies

Miscellaneous Resources

Mobile Phones in Ministry

Networks

Recommended Reading

Storytelling

 

Media Specific Resources

Film                                         Film festivals, film institutes and training programs, trainers, film schools, databases

Production                               Resources, independent film producers and distributors, corporate production work, faith oriented production work

Media Content                        Apps, Church, Evangelistic, Multi-language

Media to Movements  Training, Resources, Software, Prayer

Tutorials

 

 

2020 Vision

● Global 2020 Vision.

 

 

Augmented & Virtual Reality

 

Ministries
  • Mission ARVR Closed FB group. You may request to join. Mission ARVR Facebook Page.
  • VR Mission. Become a teacher today and change the life of a student in a closed country.

 

Church

 

Events

 

Event Summaries

 

Companies

  • 3 Dream VR Provides Virtual Reality solutions including VRES™ Virtual Reality Education System and is actively engaged in producing custom VR development for safety training and job task training for national and global clients. Founded by David Keesee.

  • Augmented Reality & Co. South East Asia company

  • CHVRCH+ focuses on creating authentic and interactive digital faith communities. We provide a host of custom services to help your organization launch in a digital space including:

  • online Improve your English speaking and listening skills with live language training in context-specific virtual reality scenarios. Founded by Quinn Taber

  • Industry Lift A public benefit corporation founded by Bill Issler addressing the need for skilled trade workers.

  • Tentmakers CR. Costa Rica based VR company.

  • VirBela. Enables next-generation, remote collaboration.

    Visually Linked Bible
       

 

Content

  • 7 Miracles. An immersive adaptation of the seven miracles of Jesus Christ from the Gospel of John

    Discover God App Re-creates biblical experiences in a virtual reality video game/experience. Become Jesus and participate fully in the biblical narrative.

    Holy Land VR Tour. Walk through all the Biblical sites that you read about in The Merged Gospels in virtual space on your mobile device. You can take an expertly-guided tour, or stroll through each location at your own pace. Here is the iOS app.

    The Immersive Bible Experience. A Kickstarter campaign to bring the bible to life, creating an interactive experience of Bible visuals, events, and characters overlaid within the real-world environment around you.

    JesusVR. A video experience during which the producers promise a you-are-there VR experience for the entirety of Jesus’s life and death, from his baptism to the Sermon on the Mount, and from the Last Supper to his crucifixion. Available on the Oculus Store here.

 

Theology / Ecclesiology (click here)

 

Training

AVR Course

 

Digital/Virtual Church

 

 

Events

 

  • A limited-invitation gathering for those working in digital and audio media distribution in Eurasia. For information, email info@emdcon.org.

    ●      ICVM North American filmmakers, producers, distributors of television and feature film content with annual meeting in July.

    ●      Christian European Visual Media Association European filmmakers, producers, distributors of television and feature film content with annual event in September.

    ●      Visual Story Network Various events organized within the Visual Story Network community.

 

 

Film

Film Festivals

 

Film Institutes & Training Programs

 

Online

  • Mission Media U. A VSN hosted online media training platform designed to help Christians to be more effective in making disciples and establishing churches. Our emphasis is in helping Christ-followers to use media, story and mobile device technology in their mission.

  • co - A new series of self paced courses in Mobile Filmmaking and Mobile Journalism developed by veteran trainers Dan and Christine Henrich.

  • Mission Media Coach. Online tutorials on media production for the kingdom.

 

Worldwide

  • Frontier Filmmaking Seminar the Create International Frontier Filmmaking Seminar (FFS), is a six-week YWAM seminar designed to give you a taste of what it is like to be a production assistant on a cross-cultural film crew producing a dramatic evangelistic film for an unreached people group.

  • School Hands-on media and TV production courses in partnership with local organisations.

 

Africa

 

Asia

  • Create International A variety of media training programs offered in Australia, Taiwan, India, and Thailand.

  • Media Light Asia. 10 week residential media training in northern Thailand.

 

Europe

  • International Media Ministries International Media Ministries. Madrid, Spain based production house, media resources and training options available. AG World Missions.

 

Middle East

  • Kings School of Media. Kings School of Media is a 2 year Christian Film School based in Jerusalem, Israel. The vision of the school is to train up our students to be salt and light in the entertainment industry and professionals in ministry. Our goal is to equip them not only with the tools of Film and Media, but, through discipleship, to build a foundation in their faith and a spiritual focus to the gifting that God has planted.

  • Mediterranean School Video Production. Training and multiplying Christian media professionals is the heart of our mission. We are passionate about helping believers become effective communicators who can contribute to the crucial need for new, culturally relevant Christian media. Our intensive, three-month video school in Cyprus, and our regional, in-country video training seminars, empower Christian students to glorify God and build up his Church through advanced media technology

 

North America

  • Act One Program Short-term training programs in writing and producing with a very strong connection to LA entertainment industry.

  • BREHM Center an innovative space for the creative integration of worship, theology and the arts in culture.

  • I-Film Program. One week programs focused on gospel centered film production.

  • Los Angeles Film Study Center Semester full-time film program in Los Angeles.

 

Film / Video Trainers

  • Craig Forrest Craig travels the world giving 1-3 day seminars on production.

  • Dan & Chris Henrich conduct 5 day mobile storytelling/citizen journalism workshops in partnership with local organizers who recruit students, provide a venue and charge registration fees that provide for the trainer’s room and board.

  • co - A new series of self paced courses in Mobile Filmmaking and Mobile Journalism developed by veteran trainers Dan and Christine Henrich

  • Steve Baldwin at the Create International Mobile PRoduction & Training team offers a cross-cultural evangelistic filmmaking seminar and more information can be found at createmobile.org/seminars

  • Tom Khazoyan teaches media strategy, story/script development, and mobile production.

  • International Media Ministries International Media Ministries. Madrid, Spain based production house, media resources and training options available. AG World Missions.

 

Film Schools

  • Azusa Pacific University Azusa Pacific University

  • asbury.edu\mediacom Chair: Jim Owens.

  • http://www.mcom.biola.edu Biola University. Strong film and television program with great connections to LA entertainment industry. Chair: Jack Hayfer. They also host the quarterly Biola Media Task Force meetings on the CBS Studio lot.

  • Los Angeles Film Study Center Los Angeles Film Studies Center. Located in one of the primary film and television production centers in L.A. and utilizing state of the art camera and editing equipment, LAFSC is designed to integrate a Christian world view with an introductory exploration of the work and workings of mainstream Hollywood entertainment.

  • Regent University Regent University. Majors in producing, directing, editing, script and screenwriting and critical studies. Dean: Mitch Land, PhD.

  • Taylor University Taylor University. Media communication program with strong production and storytelling emphasis. Directors: John & Kathy Bruner.

 

Film Databases

  • Movie Guide a ministry dedicated to redeeming the values of the mass media according to biblical principles, by influencing entertainment industry executives and helping families make wise media choices.

  • Netflix This is how I stay current with film. Great rates, films come to your mailbox.

  • IMDB Find out who has done what in film and television

  • tv features gospel media from around the world.

 

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Film Production

 

To search for particular people, companies, or skill sets within the 1500 members of the VSN online community, go here.

 

Animation

  • Blu Elephant Studios. Blu Elephant is a full-fledge production and animation studio. Rajiv is a trusted brother with this company based in India.

  • https://www.revelationmedia.com Steve Cleary and Revelation Media animated “Pilgram’s Progress” and are working with Kingstone Comics on the Animated Bible

 

Film Resources

 

 

Independent Film Producers and Distributors

Funny and Amen

 

 

Corporate Production Work

 

 

Faith Oriented Production Work

 

Al Horreya tv

Create International

Deidox

Messenger Films

GNPI

Harvest Media Ministry

  • International Media Ministries - Based in Madrid, Spain, we collaborate to produce visual story content and have a library of existing Bible-based content for translation.

  • Emci TV (french only)

  • Rogue Marble. US-based, interested in helping ministries tell their stories.

  • TWR Motion. We create custom gospel-centered videos to support the local mission of church planters and ministries.

 

Mentoring and Coaching of Media Leaders

 

  • MasterMedia serves as a trusted voice of faith to the mainstream media leaders of today and an encouraging voice of experience to the media leaders of tomorrow.

 

Voice Over

KimRasmussenAtTheMic.com can help with any voice over needs you have. 

 

 

Internet Outreach

 

Jesus.net

Global Media Outreach

Internet Evangelism Day Internet Evangelism Day encourages Christians to use the Web and other digital media for evangelism. Their detailed resource site includes pages on video evangelism and a wide range of communication resources

Dear God

 

Marketing / Creative Agencies

Aspiration Entertainment

Front Gate Media

Grace Hill Media

Green Chair

Reliant Creative

 

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Media Content

 

Apps

 

  • 5fish - 12,000 audio recordings in 6,500 language dialects for Android, iPhone, and web
  • is – Bringing the Bible to everyone in the world in their heart language, in text, audio and video, free of charge. Audio Bible recordings available in 1300+ languages spoken by over 6.1 billion people and LUMO Gospel Films in 400+ languages.
  • mobi Create International’s multi platform media resources app. Hundreds of indigenous gospel films available on your own mobile device.
  • Discover App - DBS app with Text and Audio for Android, Apple and web in 13 languages
  • Jesus Film More than 1800 language translations of the “Jesus” film as well as “Story of Jesus for Children” and "Magdalena: Released from Shame."
  • Voke Voke is a free chat app for Android that allows you to share compelling videos with your friends and to be present to chat about it when your friends are done viewing it.
  • Yes He Is Resources to share your faith as part of your everyday online

 

Images

Church Content (Sermon Illustration, Worship, Discipleship)

 

Evangelistic Content

 

  • 168 Project . Look under DVD’s for the “best of” from each year.
  • Christian Film Database This is the most complete database of faith-based films.
  • Falling Plates. A short film produced by Howard Crusinger that is a great metaphor. (Award winning com, is a powerful 4-Minute evangelistic resource with global reach. Viewed by 28+ million, in more than 236 nations, dubbed in 44 languages, shareable to the world. Once you experience this power-packed Gospel, you’ll want to share it with others!

If you want #FallingPlates translated and dubbed into a new language (very quick, easy, and free) http://myfp.ws/TranslateFallingPlatesSteps  contact Howard at FallingPlatesVideo@gmail.com )

  • Global Short Film Network "Through the use of films and thoughtful questions, in a short time you can springboard into deeper conversations with your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers."
  • I Am Second Powerful shorts of public figures talking about the importance of giving God first place in one's life.
  • Je suis deuxième I Am Second in french.
  • Moving Works Austin-based filmmakers who create short-format docs that draw attention to the Gospel. They are called to give these films away for free.
  • Sabeel Media Sabeel Media is telling God’s story artistically through short films, audio dramas, music, poetry & the Internet. Featuring the popular “STORIES OF THE PROPHETS”audio dramas in several Arabic dialects.
  • IndigiTube Evangelistic short film content in dozens of languages. Hosted by Create International
  • CV Video Resources - FREE, powerful Christian videos when you need them.
  • Wing Clips
  • Days with Jesus: MentorLink International and The JESUS Film Project through this series delivers video clips in multiple languages from The JESUS Film, combined with thought-provoking questions for reflection, discussion, and practical life application.
  • Welcome Africans (Bienvenue Africains) - Audio scripture, audio chronological Bible story sets, free online Bible correspondence course, audio and video testimonies, evangelistic videos, etc. in languages most spoken by West African Muslims (Wolof, Soninke, Pulaar (Futa Toro), Pular (Futa Jalon), Bambara, Jula, Maninka, Mandinka, Hausa, Zarma, Songhai, Moore, English, French, and Arabic).

Multi-language Media

 

 

  • Alkululekum Outreach website with Middle Eastern testimonies, and animated series of discovery and an explanation of the story of the world.
  • Asia Pacific Media. A ministry that creates media in China, Nepal, Philippines and Myanmar.
  • Christian Film Database.com This is the most complete database of faith-based films.
  • Gods Story God's Story: From Creation To Eternity, presents an 80 minute video giving Bible overview from Genesis to Revelation in more than 390 languages
  • Good News Productions Productions in more than 100 languages from regional production centers in: Mexico, Ukraine, Thailand, Philippines, India, Kenya, Uganda.
  • Global Gospel. Felt needs marketing for finding spiritually seeking people.
  • Global Recordings Network Storehouse of gospel MP3 files and video slideshows in thousands of languages free for download.
  • Haya TV Arabic videos from Al Hayat TV.
  • Hayatafdal Multilingual (Arabic, English, Dutch, etc) outreach site with animated videos about prophet’s teachings
  • IndigiTube Evangelistic short film content in dozens of languages. Hosted by Create International.
  • Jesus Film More than 1800 language translations of the “Jesus” film as well as “Story of Jesus for Children” and "Magdalena: Released from Shame.” Find the app here.
  • LUMO Gospel Films multi-language biblical film resource engaging us with the life of Jesus through the four New Testament Gospels. Now available in 400+ languages. More here.
  • International Media Services. Free editing software and resources available to put Bible stories into video form playable on any cell phone.
  • com
  • Mars Hill Producer of The HOPE Project with 44 language adaptations.
  • Sabeel Media Free downloads of short-format Bible stories in Arabic dialects.
  • Scripture Earth A Wycliffe resource providing access to Scripture in hundreds of languages. You can read, listen, watch, download and more.
  • Share the Story A creation to cross visual audio story set contextualized and adapted to your unique language. Custom ads, branding, facilitator guides, and DBS style follow discussion questions are all adaptable. Current languages: Tunisian Arabic and Levantine Arabic. Languages in process: French, Moroccan Arabic, Flemish, Modern Standard Arabic, CARS (contextualized Russian), Turkish, English- International student version, and Bosnian.
  • Metodo Sueco de Estudio Bíblico utilizando WhatsApp
  • Super Bible: Comic book Bible in many languages
  • Welcome Africans (Bienvenue Africains) - Audio scripture, audio chronological Bible story sets, free online Bible correspondence course, audio and video testimonies, evangelistic videos, etc. in languages most spoken by West African Muslims (Wolof, Soninke, Pulaar (Futa Toro), Pular (Futa Jalon), Bambara, Jula, Maninka, Mandinka, Hausa, Zarma, Songhai, Moore, English, French, and Arabic).

 

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Miscellaneous Resources

 

Closed Captioning

 

  • Abercap Closed captioning and multi-language subtitling provider to Christian film/television producers and broadcasters.

 

Culture, Media, Faith

 

 

Distributors

 

  • New Life Network TV programming that uplifts, informs, entertains and challenges the selective audiences of the modern age. Offering the alternative demanded by broadcasters and program providers around the world.
  • Vision Video Distributor with more than 3000 titles of Christian and family video and DVD.
  • Christian Cinema
  • Carmel
  • Wing Cinema Distributor of feature and short films for church, campus and outreach events.
  • IndigiTube Evangelistic short film content in dozens of languages. Hosted by Create International

 

Print Media

 

  • CLC Multi-Language Media Bibles, Christian books and media in over 100 languages. Bilingual resources, Christian ESL materials and more.
  • Door 43 Unrestricted discipleship resources, in every language, and on any mobile phone.
  • Find Bible. links to 4,480 Bible Versions 30,514 Resources from 909 Organizations.
  • Bible - the Bible Project videos in other languages: Chinese, French, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Hindi, Telugu.
  • The Gospel Coalition

 

Visual Arts

 

 

Graphic Novel / Comics

 

 

Ministry - Children

 

  • Max 7 Helping children and young people live life to the MAX, 7 days a week with Jesus – the life described in John 10:10. Provides FREE download of high quality children and youth ministry resources. It freely serves the work of evangelism, discipleship and leadership development across the world.
  • One Hope Ministry to reach every child in the world with with the Word of God. Produced "The GodMan" animation for children.
  • Common To All hundreds of illustrations to Bible Stories released into the Public Domain. The illustrations are developed in four image groupings per Bible Story. The are available for free use in any project (credit given to: “CommonToAll.com” is appreciated, but not required).

 

Ministry - Media

 

  • Global Short Film Network "Through the use of films and thoughtful questions, in a short time you can springboard into deeper conversations with your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers."
  • Create International They have teams in 7 countries on three continents. Producing indigenous gospel films for the world’s Unreached peoples

Translation

 

  • Translator Solutions. David Fuchs has a missional heart, speaks seven languages and has a network of 19,000 translators.
  • Story Producer app is an offline workflow management tool for local language speakers to translate and produce their own local language videos.

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Using Mobiles in Ministry

Mobile Ministry Curriculum

 

 

Resources

 

Mobile Ministry Sites

 

  • Info. Great list of resources aggregated by Antoine Wright.
  • Mobile Ministry Forum a partnership of ministries and individuals creating, collaborating, and exploring the use of mobile technology in ministry contexts
  • Mobile Advance Connecting the unreached with the good news and church of Jesus Christ through the device that connects them with the world- the mobile phone
  • Mobile Ministry Magazine Asking questions and giving answers in the hope that, for those 4 billion+ persons who own a mobile device, the Body can be accessible and relevant while also sparking innovation in mobile ministry.
  • visualstorynetwork.org/group/mobile The Visual Story Network online community of mobile practitioners.
  • Internet Evangelism Day A good introduction to the rationale for and possibilities of mobile phone outreach
  • Mobilev Tons of web links for various forms of mobile phone outreach.
  • Christian Mobile Tech A website dedicated to helping Christians keep abreast of developments in the mobile tech industry and show how PDAs and smartphones can assist in carrying, reading, and sharing God’s word.

 

Mobile Resources - General

 

  • Mobile Crunch General site with the latest developments in the mobile media world.
  • Renew World Outreach has produced a series of short videos on mobile technology and ministry applications.
  • Digital Atlas Template This tool helps you assess the digital technology available and being used in your country.
  • co - A new series of self paced courses in Mobile Filmmaking and Mobile Journalism developed by veteran trainers Dan and Christine Henrich.

 

Mobile Applications

 

Evangelism

 

 

Bibles

 

 

See a full list at http://www.appsafari.com/category/religion/

 

 

Networks

 

 

  • Arts and Entertainment Ministries AEM empowers mainstream artists and creative professionals to embody the transformative power of the gospel in the art world and entertainment industry.
  • CEVMA Europe-based network of Christians in visual media.
  • Empower Women Media
  • Global Creatives Collective a project of Expat Media Pro, this network provides online community for sharing about projects, help needed, resources, training, non-profit funding platform for U.S. based etc.
  • Hollywood Connect Los Angeles based network of Christians in US entertainment industry.
  • Greenhouse Productions Los Angeles, California-based community of actors, filmmakers, artists who meet monthly and collaborate on short film project.
  • Indigitous - unleashing the potential of every believer, activating the whole body of Christ to be engaged in #digitalmissions
  • Issachar Initiative. A movement of like-minded leaders and organizations to reach the least-reached people and finish the task of the Great Commission.
  • Middle East Women’s Leadership Network
  • Oral Bible International Orality Network. Coalition of churches and mission organisations helping reach oral learners in oral ways.
  • Women in Christian Media
  • Visual Story Network Coalition of missional and creative Christians fueling of global movement of visual story for the kingdom.

 

Networking Resources

 

  • net - Practical and biblical help for Christians and Christian organizations for successful collaboration. Online Community of Practice with over 1200 network leaders
  • Linking Global Voices - Directory of Christian ministry and mission networks - over 600 listed; search by a number of criteria.

 

Networking Calendars

 

 

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Recommended Reading

 

General

  • Brigada. Free missions email list.
  • Creative Christian Media (Phil Cooke)
  • Culture Making (Andy Crouch). Here is a fascinating discussion about "Culture Making." It started as a review and went beyond that. Andy jumped in repeatedly. http://blog.beliefnet.com/jesuscreed/2009/01/andy-crouchs-favorite-letter_comments.html
  • Innovation in Mission Reapsome (Hirst)
  • Made to Stick (Chip and Dan Heath)
  • Media Effects Research: A Basic Overview (Glen Sparks)
  • Media in the Church and Mission (Viggo Sogaard)
  • The Last TV Evangelist (Phil Cooke)
  • Understanding Evangelical Media (Schultze, Woods)
  • Well Connected: Releasing Power, Restoring Hope, Through Kingdom Partnerships (Butler)

 

Growth of a Movement

  • Movements That Changed the World (Addison)
  • Tribes (Seth Godin)

 

Missions and Media

 

Film

  • Behind the Screen (Lewerenz, Nicolosi)
  • Catching Light: Looking for God in the Movies (Anker)
  • Commando Tactics for Digital Filmmakers (Craig Forrest)
  • Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect (Johnson)
  • Film with Wisdom and Discernment (Godawa)
  • Into the Dark: Seeing the Sacred in the Top Films of the 21st Century (Detweiler)
  • Reel Spirituality (Robert Johnston)
  • Reframing Theology and Film: New Focus for an Emerging Discipline (Johnston)
  • Story (McKee)
  • Transforming Culture: A Model for Faith and Film in Hollywood (Gunn-Danforth)

 

Mobile

Where Are You Africa? Church and Society in the Mobile Phone Age (Castor Goliama)

 

Theology of Digital Ministry

 

Corne Bekker                Regent University

Heidi Campbell Exploring Religious Community Online (2005)

When Religion Meets New Media (Media, Religion and Culture) (2010)  

Digital Religion (2012)

The Distanced Church (2020)

Digital Ecclesiology: A Global Conversation (2020)

Digital Creatives and the Rethinking of Religious Authority (Media, Religion and Culture)(not yet released)

Timothy Clancy

Craig Detweiler iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives (2013)

Douglas Estes                SimChurch: Being the Church in the Virtual World (2009)

                                   Braving the Future: Christian Faith in a World of Limitless Tech (2018)

Shane Hipps                  Flickering Pixels: How Technology Shapes Your Faith (2009)

Tim Hutchings              Creating Church Online

Jonas Kuhlberg,            Dir of MA Digital Theology, Durham, St. John’s College.

Mary Timothy Prokes    At the Interface: Theology and Virtual Reality

Paul Sandero                 Cyber Theology

Matthias Scharer            The Practice of Communicative Theology (2008)

Elmer Towns, Todd Mullins  Online Churches: An Intensive Analysis and Application

Rachel Wagner            Godwired: Religion, Ritual and Virtual Reality

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Media to Movements

 

Get Started...Pick one or more of these training resources

  • Kingdom Training Training to help you use media to accelerate disciple making movements. Start with the free introductory course that takes 1-2 hours to complete.
  • Foundations of Media to Movements. A 5-week live, mentored course from Mission Media U on how to develop a media strategy that leads to making disciples.
  • Christian Media Marketing Podcast These 15 minute podcasts give a helpful overview of what is involved in a strategy. This is hosted by Jon Ralls of Kavanah Media.
  • Mobiles, Media, and Ministry: Lessons for Trainers and Learners A comprehensive introductory-level media ministry curriculum.
  • Strategic Storytelling for Movements. A 5-week, mentored online course that will accelerate your media strategy through the power of story and focus your stories on effective strategy.
  • Launch M2DMM A one-hour Master Class on how to use Facebook to find hungry people who want to do discovery Bible studies.
  • Media to Movements- Training and end-to-end coaching to equip you in developing and implementing a media to disciple making movement strategy that fits your context.

 

Additional Training

  • Zume Project An online and in-life learning experience designed for small groups who follow Jesus to learn how to obey His Great Commission and make disciples who multiply.
  • Media Impact International (MII) Media Impact International is focused on equipping ministries using media to maximize engagement.
  • Mobile 10. A 10-part series is designed for overseas teams who wish to do a better job with media. Each video focuses on an aspect of mobile ministry and includes a video usually around five minutes or less. Discussion questions are provided at the end.

 

Resources

 

Upcoming Events

  • Training. M2DMM Strategy Training on Zoom. Apply here for the live training. In 10 hours, we will give you the tools you need to begin to use media for finding potential people of peace, move the relationship offline, and continue the process of discipling the person of peace to engage their family and friends with the Gospel.
  • Foundations of Media to Movements. September 17- October 16, 2020. A 5-week live, mentored course from Mission Media U on how to develop a media strategy that leads to making disciples.

 

Event Summaries

  • Chatbot Case Study Executive Summary. On February 13, 2019, 41 people gathered in a video conference to learn how chatbots are being used in two ministry contexts to foster on-the-ground movements (DMM, CPM). Levi presented a 30-minute case study from the Middle East and AJ gave a 10-minute case study from Asia followed by Q & A.
  • Media to Movements Catalyst Meetup. On September 5, 2019 a group of media to movement trainers hosted an online meet and greet for those interested in the use of media to foster disciple making movements. 28 people attended the video conference.
  • How to Build Your Follow-up Coalition. 34 people gathered on November 5, 2019 for an online event focused on building a follow-up coalition. We heard from two experts on how they have addressed their follow-up coalition building in very restrictive environments.
  • Media to Movements Global Survey Results Online Event. On March 31, 2020 the Media to Movements training coalition hosted an online event for 183 participants to address the current state of how media is being used to identify seekers and bring them into discipleship relationships. The results of the first-ever global media to movements survey were released as well.

 

Software  

  • Disciple Tools Free software for tracking conversations in disciple-making movements.
  • Echo Global. A fee-based system that provides “Easy and secure contact center for all your Gospel conversations.”

 

Media to Movements Content Providers / Producers

  • Bengal Creative Media.
  • Broken Phone Booth Productions. We reveal biblical truth and create tools for spiritual discussion and growth, primarily through narrative film.
  • Create International They have teams in 7 countries on three continents. Producing indigenous gospel films for the world’s Unreached peoples.
  • Global Short Film Network "Through the use of films and thoughtful questions, in a short time you can springboard into deeper conversations with your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers."
  • Global Creatives Collective a project of Expat Media Pro, this network provides online community for sharing about projects, help needed, resources, training, non-profit funding platform for U.S. based etc.

GNPI

  • International Media Ministries International Media Ministries. Madrid, Spain based production house, media resources and training options available. AG World Missions.
  • Jesus Film More than 1800 language translations of the “Jesus” film as well as “Story of Jesus for Children” and "Magdalena: Released from Shame."
  • LUMO Gospel Films multi-language biblical film resource engaging us with the life of Jesus through the four New Testament Gospels. Now available in 400+ languages. More here.
  • TWR Motion. We create custom gospel-centered videos to support the local mission of church planters and ministries.
  • Tetelestai: 11 episodes that follow the Eternal Story of Redemption from the Garden of Eden to the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Focuses on 24 key narratives. Now available in over 10 languages and more in progress.

 

Prayer

  • Najoom A site to enlist prayer for and tell the stories of Arabs who have found faith in Jesus.
  • Pray4Bosnia A site to enlist prayer for and tell the stories of Bosnias who have found faith in Jesus.
  • Pray4Tunisia
  • Prayer For Us - A ready made app (iOS, Android, & Web) to help raise up daily prayer for your people group / nation.

 

Connecting

  • A secret FB group of practitioners who want to share what we are learning about how to use media in making movements that lead to Jesus followers in the unreached world. Security is paramount in this group (the group is secret so is not visible in any way to those outside of the group). Please reference how you heard about the group when requesting access. Email Tom Khazoyan or Brad Stoops with an explanation of your interest to be invited.
  • If you are interested in using chatbots, there is also a secret Facebook group focused on this topic. Join to connect with others to share resources, discuss ideas, and ask questions. Again, security is valued. Please reference how you heard about the group when requesting access. Email Brad Stoops with an explanation of your interest to be invited.

 

 

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Story

 

 

Story Baby Steps (If you are just getting started, take a look at these brief, introductory resources)

 

 

Scripted Story

 

 

Script Consultants

Linda Seger. Linda is well known in the industry. Her starting rates are very reasonable.

Key Payton. A trusted friend with decades in the industry.

Jeremy Casper. Another trusted friend.

 

Books (here is a link to the Amazon Top 100 List).

 

 

Preaching and Story

The Homiletical Plot: The Sermon as Narrative Art Form.

 

Story from Worldview Foundations

Keys2Script Success

Narrative First

Dramatica

Moral Premise

Script Shadow

Writers Store

 

Story Principles

Story Telling Site brief articles on basis elements of storytelling.

Pacrim Media brief article on 10 storytelling principles.

Tim Sheppard Hundreds of links to books, articles, etc.

Story Telling and Activating our Brains.

 

Digital Storytelling

Story Center

 

Oral Story

Oral Bible the site for the Orality movement w/ great resources on how to orally transmit the truths and stories of scripture

Network of Biblical Storytellers. We gather as a Network around our belief that the oral telling of the Holy Scriptures is of critical importance as the church grows and changes.

Storytelling Story telling sites

http://www.oralstrategies.com web site that has great resources about story-telling, links to dozens of ministries involved in the Orality movement, as well as examples from the field of successes and failures.

http://www.bibletelling.org/StoryoftheWeek.aspx Biblical storyteller John Walsh

Stories from Storytellers powerful life-changing testimonies about how God touched people through hearing a Bible story told.

 

 

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Tutorials

 

  • Mission Media Coach. Online tutorials on media production for the kingdom.
  • co - A new series of self paced courses in Mobile Filmmaking and Mobile Journalism developed by veteran trainers Dan and Christine Henrich.
  • Do-It-Yourself Production. Free training modules offered through the Mobile Ministry Forum.
  • What You Need to Know About Video Production
  • How2Video Practical series on how to train missionaries to create their own videos.
  • Video Maker - Basics of video production.
  • Vimeo Video School Great tutorials on shooting video for online use. Special section on shooting with a DSL is available.
  • No Film School A site for DIY filmmakers and independent creatives. The site focuses on tools and technology relevant to filmmakers, writers, directors, editors, producers, cinematographers, bloggers, designers, and entrepreneurs.
  • Video Co. Pilot - Great resource for online learning for After Effects and Post Production Tutorials.
  • Tutorial 9 - Good resource for very design-savvy Photoshop and Photography Tutorials.
  • psdtuts.com - Amazing site for Photoshop Tutorials and Training. (Part of the Envato Network)

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