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New contextualized evangelistic cartoon for India
Videos and animations are a key to sharing the good news in the Majority World. Yet the range of materials in other languages, and especially in a culturally-appropriate format, is shockingly limited. The YWAM School of Animation and Cartooning for Missions has just released an evangelistic animation called Coconuts.
Mobile Ministry Introduction: 5-min video on mobile phone opportunities in Majority World
We are honored to release the 2012 version by Mobile Advance of their 5-minute video explaining the opportunities for mobile ministry in the Majority World.
Digital advances in India enable Christians to share faith
The second largest nation in the world is a rich and wonderful mixture of contrasts. Skim through this very clear slide presentation to see just how far digital penetration is transforming Indian society (based on April 2011 stats).
Mobile phones: sharing Christian video clips on an Indian street: true story
Mobile phones offer many opportunities. Moses, in AP State, India, has made a photo diary (maybe partly posed) of a chance encounter he was able to use by sharing video clips by Bluetooth with a taxi driver.
Amazing self-learning computer experiment with Indian children
Professor Sugata Mitra is the Indian academic who allowed poor Indian children to work out computers for themselves. But here's the challenge. For those kids who will have a web connection through these cheap tablets (or any other route), where will they find evangelistic material that is contextualized for their own culture, language and religion, and assumes they have zero Christian knowledge?
The Man Who Wouldn’t Give Up | Christian History Institute
No matter how great the obstacles, William Carey expected great things and attempted great things. From Christian History magazine.
Devotional : Courage
During a recent trip to India, I learned an important lesson in courage from believers who do not let fear of violence or death deter them from spreading the Good News of Jesus.
Jesus Was Her Guru | Christian History Institute
The story of the life, intellect, sufferings, and social work of Ramabai, an amazing woman from India, by Keith J. White in Christian History Magazine.
Using Bollywood films for an evangelistic bridging start point for outreach to India
The world’s most prolific film output comes from ‘Bollywood' – the complex of studios based mainly in the Bombay (Mumbai) area. Indians love films and Bollywood feeds the demand with some 800 new films each year. Streets and skylines are dominated by huge hoardings advertising the latest films, many of them painted by hand. If you only know Indian cinema from the wonderful sensitive black-and-white films of Satyajit Ray, Bollywood is a different genre: “bigger, funnier, more heart-rending, with more singing, more dancing, more lighting, more loving (apart from, of course, any kissing) than you have ever seen or will ever see again. And that’s just the trailer.”
LWP - The People Clusters of Southern Asia
South Asia is home to seventy-three people group clusters. However, the “major” thirty-nine groups represent 1.3 billion people in southern Asia.