In episode 10 of Lessons from the Field we talk with Rich Brown. Rich and Karen Brown have been working for many years among the Moi people in church planting and Bible translation. The Moi church is continuing to grow day by day with the believers taking the Gospel to other groups around them, to people who have never had an opportunity to hear. “The total number of believers now consists of more than half of the adult and teenage population within a days hike from the village that first heard God’s Word.” A video was produced about the Moi people called Awayo – Fear to Faith. We asked Rich the question:
What is your view of so-called orality strategies for pioneering church planting, those that minimise the need for literacy and written Bible translations?