Author: Andrew Sundar
The Stories of the Potter radio program in Cambodia that combines story and songs to address the folk Buddhist worldview is now actively used to help evangelists who visit villages to share the gospel. Distributing the audio content in solar powered audio players and in SD Cards has enabled evangelists to form groups of oral learners to learn together.
According to brother Mr. Keo Vannak in Cambodia who started to listen to the Orality program on FM stations said, "I received the radio programs on SD players and this is what I need for my group. I have brought it to my group to listen from one group to others. There are 40 groups with 160 members. They express that “The Stories of The Potter program is very easy to understand and to gain more knowledge about God. We really like the poem, song, story, and the conversation part, too”. I have invited 6 new members to join with us. I hope our group will grew in the Lord."
Equipping the evangelists through media resources also opens an opportunity for media ministries to test the effectiveness of these messages in the lives of these group members. To measure the effectiveness of the content to the oral listener could we use these following measurement benchmarks: