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Truth That Sticks How to Communicate Velcro Truth in a Teflon World

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ISBN-10: 161521531X

ISBN-13: 9781615215317

Edition: 2010

Authors: Avery T. Willis, Mark Snowden

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Today in America, half of the people do not prefer to learn by literate approaches. They simply wonrs"t or donrs"t read much. Begin transforming the lives of this generation by using first-century methods. Jesus taught His disciples and the crowds in parables. Now, you can take Jesusrs" approach in discipling. The "TruthSticks" strategy is a revolutionary approach using the DNA of the first century disciple making that will: Use Bible Storying to effectively make first century disciples at all levels Unite families by using fun methods to disciple children Revitalize small groups with highly interactive Bible Storying methods Develop a disciple making church Make truth stick like Velcro in a Teflon world by using Bible stories, dialogue, drama, and songs. Use all the methods of learning and teaching as Jesus did to make disciples!
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: NavPress Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.40" long x 0.65" tall
Weight: 0.594

Avery T. Willis, Jr., has been a pastor, missionary, seminary president, and missions administrator in addition to being a popular author and speaker. He received his BA from Oklahoma Baptist University and his MDiv and ThD from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He pastored for ten years in Texas and Oklahoma. He served as a missionary with the International Mission Board for fourteen years and as president of the Indonesian Baptist Seminary in Indonesia for six years. Avery returned to the United States to lead for 15 years the adult discipleship program for Southern Baptists available through LifeWay Christian Resources. He served as the senior vice president for Overseas Operations for the International Mission Board from 1993 to 2004, administrating the work of 5,600 missionaries. After retirement from that position, he moved to Bella Vista, Arkansas, to work in missions, traveling internationally almost 25 weeks per year as a speaker, trainer, and consultant to missionaries and nationals. He served as the executive director of the International Orality Network and as chairman of the board for the OneStory Partnership, a coalition of global missionary organizations, including the International Mission Board, Wycliffe Bible Translators, Campus Crusade for Christ, Youth With a Mission, and Trans World Radio. He also was ambassador at large for the Avery T. Willis Center for Global Outreach at Oklahoma Baptist University. He was involved in the Finishing the Task movement to reduce the number of unreached, unengaged people groups to zero (www.finishingthetask.org). He was a member of the steering committee for the Call2All Movement that is conducting forty congresses in all parts of the world in the next three years (www.call2all.org ).

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Back to the Future
Communicating Velcro Truth in a Teflon World
Wired for Stories
Using the Sensory Gates
Making the Bible Come to Life
Head, Heart, Hands
Face-to-Face
Touched to the Core
The Sword of the Spirit
Hooked for Life
Jesus' Way of Making Truth Stick
The Spiritual-Growth Story
A New Operating System for Worldview
Passing It On
Lasting Change
Multiplying
Epilogue: The Future Is Now
Appendix: Why the Johnnys of America Can't, Don't, or Won't Read
Glossary
Recommended Resources
Notes
About the Authors