Where storying and discipleship meet
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Mark Snowden is a Bible Storying trainer. He presently serves as the lead storying trainer for the North American Mission Board (SBC). Mark was mentored by storying pioneers Jim Slack and J. O. Terry.
Mark has worked on a number of storying-related projects:
-- developed an oral Bible for a predominantly Muslim people group in Central Asia
-- served as facilitator of the storying-related issue group at Lausanne World Congress for Evangelization (2004)
-- storied and coordinated production for the Following Jesus audio series featuring more than 400 complete storying sessions (http://fjseries.org)
-- Developed the "Storying in a Day" training program
-- Served as Program Chmn for the Int'l Orality Network's annual workshop
-- Co-authored "Truth That Sticks" with Avery T. Willis, Jr. (NavPress 2010)
-- Led training sessions in storying around the world, including the U.S.
Mark currently serves at the Missouri Baptist Convention. He has served in a number of ministry roles including nearly 8 years with NAMB, a consultant to Saddleback Church related to the P.E.A.C.E. Plan, and 18 years with the International Mission Board (SBC). Mark has studied at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., and holds a Masters of Science in Communications Management from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.
He currently lives in Jefferson City, Mo., with his wife, Mary Leigh. He has one grown daughter and one granddauther.
If you were just starting out in Bible Storying, here are the resources that I would recommend:
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 4:27pm
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:46am
Two gaps exist in churches today that Bible Storying is poised to address.
1. A gulf has emerged between those in leadership and those in the pew.
2. The second gap is between those who follow the Lord and those who need a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Bridging each gulf is possible by obedience to God’s Word. It requires critical changes in commitments and a well-paced time of spiritual and systemic transition in all New Testament…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2014 at 6:15pm
In the third grade, my buddy Jimmy let me borrow his new glasses. I shouted, “Hey Mom, when you wear these glasses you can see every leaf and every blade of grass!”
Mom said, “And you can’t?”
Let’s just say that I had glasses within a couple of weeks! We sometimes need to borrow others’ glasses to help us focus.
In Nik Ripken’s new book, The Insanity of Obedience, there are a few pages that address the focus of mission work. He gave three…Continue
Posted on February 24, 2014 at 11:00am