At a gathering of an Asian theological accrediting body, Alan demonstrated a simple magic trick, then asked a volunteer to blindfold him and teach the trick back to him. The volunteer was forced to consider what “blind” Alan needed to know and how to present that information without using visuals. It wasn’t easy!
Alan’s point? Training a village pastor or new Christian about Jesus and ministry using terminology, materials and methods (usually lecture) from western seminaries is not effective or transformative. The group – eight presidents and deans of Asian Bible schools – saw the point and expressed strong interest in Entrust partnering with them to develop non-formal learning materials for village Christians.
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