Resources


Resources for learning and telling biblical stories by heart.

 

 

Stories by Narrative

From Founder Tom Boomershine. Audio telling, soundmap of the story, audio commentary, written commentary, and original image of each story arranged by book, chapter, and verse.

 

Stories by Lectionary

From Founder Tom Boomershine. Audio telling, soundmap of the story, audio commentary, written commentary, and original image of each story arranged by the Revised Common Lectionary calendar.

 

Biblical Storytelling in Christian Education

Read an article on Tween Bible Study from The Biblical Storyteller

Kurt Jarvis, NBS member, has developed numerous resources for telling stories to children both in the United States and on the foreign mission field. Click here to visit his website for free, downloadable resources!

 

Telling Biblical Stories for Peace

Read an article from The Biblical Storyteller by Past NBS President Dina Ferguson on telling stories of peace.

 

Using Biblical Translations in Storytelling

Read an article from The Biblical Storyteller by NBS Co-Founder Adam Bartholomew about using biblical translations in storytelling.

 

Videos

Watch a video of a Bible story told by an NBS storyteller! As a companion to each telling, you will hear one of the NBS Seminar scholars provide the biblical performance criticism on the story. Biblical performance criticism examines how  the oral performance informs our understanding of the text.

 

The Biblical Storyteller

 

If you want to learn more about biblical storytelling and the work of the Network of Biblical Storytellers we’d suggest a subscription to our full color, quarterly magazine The Biblical Storyteller. Filled with rich images and engaging content, The Biblical Storyteller will give you: scholarly insight into the performance criticism of the Bible, performance techniques, approaches to worship and Christian education that employ the biblical narrative as a key component, thoughts about reaching outside the church walls with biblical storytelling programs and workshops for your community and much, much more!

Subscriptions are $25 per year and can be ordered here or call 800-355-6627 and pay by phone. Subscriptions are also a benefit of membership in the Network!

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A membership supports your storytelling journey by providing you with printed and online resources for inquiry, study and inspiration. Membership also gives you a substantial ($100!) discount to our annual Festival Gathering! Join today.

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