Consider participating in an upcoming Frontier Filmmaking Seminar (FFS). They’re currently accepting applications for a training program scheduled for April 19 to May 23, 2015. This five-week seminar is designed to give you an experience of what it is like to be a production assistant on a cross-cultural film crew producing a dramatic evangelistic film for an unreached mega (1 million or more) people group on the 20/20 Vision list in India. They cover basic training in a variety of filmmaking disciplines and expose you to the unique cross-cultural methods they use to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Wow. Hats off to the leaders at
who are putting together a great site, along with a great set of resources, for all of us. They talk about a “Trader” from a biblical standpoint. ” A Trader is a new kind of missionary, not defined by geography, but defined by a resolve to do four things: choose daily, hate injustice, work as worship, and act swiftly.”
Regardless of whether you’re looking for media, teaching videos, conferences, or workshops, RightNow has something for everyone. Learn about their mission and purposes at…
Create International makes animated short films that share the gospel contextually to the world’s least reached peoples. They are also part of a greater initiative called the 20/20 Vision to use media to reach the remaining unreached people groups with the gospel. Learn more at…
or at the 20/20 Vision site,
(Thanks to Create International Taiwan for helping get Brigada out the door and onto your screen today.)
Looking for tools to train workers to share the Gospel to other cultures and languages or enhance your mobilization and prayer efforts? Create International has done the hard work by producing ready-to-go, culturally-appropriate evangelism and missions resource packages to equip workers wanting to share the Good News and train others to multiply their witness among Unreached Peoples. Now, thanks to new digital technology there is no more waiting for your product. As soon as you place your order and make your payment, you can immediately download your files. Once your media is on your computer, you can reformat it to play on all of your desk and mobile devices. Get equipped for 21st century missions. Check out their online store at
The mobile and social media revolution is spawning sweeping change in societies all over the world. Can this movement also be harnessed to affect spiritual change? This video-lecture from Biblical Ministries Worldwide draws on a variety of expert sources to demonstrate how media is accelerating church planting efforts around the world.
The School of Frontier Media is a six-month, second-level YWAM school, devoted to training individuals in using various media forms to communicate the Gospel in ways that are both innovative and culturally relevant. Whether you are new to media or a skilled professional, if you want to use media for missions then the SFM is for you! It runs from the 30th June till the 12th December. If you have questions contact Keegan
sfmcreatethailandcom for more info, or check out their website…
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They were referred to me this past weekend as a vendor who had everything cable-related. Looks like they have a whole lost more, in fact.
Wow. Our I.T. person at Team Expansion (Greg) shared a URL with me this past week that he had seen via one of the lists he monitors. On the surface, it looks like one could download free for 7 days from the 100,000 motion picture backgrounds at VideoBlocks.com. See this website to learn more…
They have motion backgrounds, countdowns, production music, and much more! Looks like you get 20 clips/day, absolutely free! (Thanks Greg!)
The Leaders Audio Bible, a complete biblical leaders audio training course, featuring 200 select Bible Stories is now available for free download. The producers of this course look at it as a kind of “Bible School for all those who cannot afford money or time or travel to go seek a college Bible education.” This new tool has been developed for those who prefer to learn by listening, by Bible stories, by oral methods, by practicing with their own group, at their own pace, and in their own place. Visit
to download to your device today.
Register now until February 20 for normal pricing. After that will be late registration until 20 March (close of registration). EMDC 2013 (08-11 April) will be in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Organizers are expecting over 200 people from 70-80 organizations. The EMDC is designed to create partnerships, and advance your Scripture-based projects in the minority languages of Eurasia and Asia. The conference will feature training in audio recording, editing, mixing, and radio program production. To learn more, visit
Clyde Taber at Visual Story Network has created a link that is the praise report and executive summary of the recent 2012 Mobile Ministry Forum Consultation in Orlando, Florida. It was the biggest one ever! To learn more, visit…
The Call2All is a partnership of hundreds of international organizations, all working to complete the Great Commission in our generation. A Global Congress will be running in Chiang Mai, Thailand, May 21st – 24th, 2013. The world’s foremost media based ministries have come together to create a dynamic “Media for Missions” track that will run every day of the congress. Those who attend this track will participate in workshop presentations by dynamic speakers, and be exposed to the latest media tools and strategies being used to reach the least reached peoples of the world. Register today at:
The folks at Distant Shores Media have perhaps articulated it best. See their video here…
Read more on their website:
See more of this being applied at…
Sounds like an exciting dream to me. What’s your take? Please use the comment boxes below to give your opinion. (And thanks to Brigada participant and personal friend, Ted, for bubbling this up to our attention.)
The Cross-cultural Film Institute is a short and intensive training program designed for media professionals to enhance their skills with cross-cultural experience. This training will culminate in the production of an evangelistic film for a Least Evangelized Mega People Group on the 20/20 Vision list
Training will commence in Chiang Mai, Thailand followed by hands-on cross-cultural field production. The dates are May 27th through July 6th, 2013 and is open to all, regardless of the agency from whence you come. For more information on costs and registration email
creategcrcgmailcom or browse
With more than eight new “Contextual Home Fellowship Videos” for people groups from Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist backgrounds, Create International’s newly upgraded online resource center will equip you for effectively reaching out with the Gospel cross-culturally. Indigenous instruments, dance, symbols and appropriate word choices all come together for a lively presentation that will reach millions of Unreached Peoples. Subtitled in English, this is a great tool for showing believers who may worship in different cultural styles, but who are all united in their love for Christ. Also a new training tool is available to challenge and mobilize Mainland Chinas believes to go as cross-cultural missionaries to unreached peoples. Along with many new films and art tools for communicating the Good News, the new resource center has “immediate downloadable resource purchasing” for those of you who just can’t wait for snail mail.
Good News Productions, International has produced The Global Gospel, a video series using hand-painted illustrations, along with narration taken straight from the Bible, to present the story of Jesus. It’s an excellent tool for reaching oral learners and, with optional subtitles on the DVDs, for teaching ESL/EFL. Go to:
to order a 3-DVD set for $20. At this site, you can also view all 88 stories online (without subtitles) and learn how to download them, free of charge. GNPI is currently in the process of adapting The Global Gospel into as many of the world’s languages as possible. For more information on becoming a production partner or to help with distribution, let them know at the above website.