A Lottery and a Call to Missions

Dr. Larry Dinkins has new blog post up on the OMF website which tells the story about how his high lottery draft number spared him from being drafted in the early 1970s to take part in the Vietnam War. Soon after that Larry met Christ in Campus Crusade and that changed the whole trajectory of Larry’s career. Follow this link to learn about the details …

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Heart Pocket Podcast Interviews with Dr. Larry Dinkins

Dr. Larry Dinkins recently recorded three interviews on “Heart Pocket Podcasts”. They cover three orality subjects: 1) HPP0037 (STS in Thailand), 2) HPP0038 (Experience of doing 40 Bible stories on site in Israel) and 3) HPP0039 (Importance of Chronological Meta-narrative teaching using Walk Thru the Bible Seminars). A synopsis of each podcast along with a link to the .mp3 audio file is given below.

HPP0037 Part 1, Dr. Larry Dinkins – June 25, 2019

Dr. Dinkins was challenged when he moved to Thailand to discover a way that would reach the widest possible range of people. Through a Thai leader he discovered Simply The Story and effectively had his ministry radically changed. Hear how stories from God’s Word are dramatically reaching the Thai. Note how Bible story discussion works even in a culture that is known for being more reserved. (18 min) – Audio Link

HPP0038 Dr. Larry Dinkins shares how Simply The Story is being used in Thailand and in his personal ministry. – July 2, 2019

Dr. Dinkins recently visited Israel where he told 40 different stories at or near the places where they actually happened. Doing these stories in both English and Thai really opened up some different ways of understanding the stories. Being able to see the topography and the geographical highlights of the region was truly life changing for Larry. (19 min) – Audio Link

HPP0039 Dr. Larry Dinkins, Simply The Story, and Walk Thru the Bible Heart Pocket Podcast – July 9, 2019

In this final broadcast, Dr. Dinkins shares the importance of context in understanding a Bible story. Just as God’s Story is foundational to STS, knowing where other events in Scripture takes place enhances a persons ability to better comprehend the stories in God’s Word. Larry has found that Walk Thru the Bible is a great partnering ministry when telling Bible stories. (19 min) – Audio Link

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Easter in Thailand

Thailand is a country of mainly preferred oral learners. Dr. Larry Dinkins shares in an informative post the way Easter is celebrated at his church in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Follow this link and learn more …

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April Foolsday in Thailand

The date April 1st has a much different meaning for the people in Thailand as compared with the way ‘April Fools Day’ is celebrated in the United States. In his latest OMF blog, Dr. Larry Dinkins shares what April 1st is remembered for in Thailand. Follow this link to learn more …

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Fanning the Flame

Dr. Larry Dinkins shares in his latest OMF blog post a call to prayer titled “Fanning the Flame”. The post talks about missionaries in Asia who are currently facing strong governmental pressure and gives some historical background about what happened in the past under similar circumstances. Follow this link to read the entire blog post and pray.

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Thai Video titled “Summary of the Acts of the Holy Spirit by the Walk Thru the Bible Method”

กิจการของพระวิญญาณบริสุทธิ์ โดยใช้วิธีเดินผ่านพระคัมภีร์  ดร แลรี่ ดินกินส์ – Here is a link to a 1 hour YouTube lecture in Thai by Dr. Larry Dinkins titled “Summary of the Acts of the Holy Spirit by the Walk Thru the Bible Method” .

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เล่าเรื่องเจาะใจ พระธรรมรูธ บทที่1 – Larry Dinkins teaching Ruth chapter 1 in Thai

Here is a link to a 40 minute YouTube video of Dr. Larry Dinkins teaching in Thai on Ruth chapter 1.

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Preach, Pray or Die

Dr. Larry Dinkins has posted on the OMF Thailand website a new blog entry with the title “Preach, Pray or Die”. In this blog post Larry relates several occasions he has had recently to share God’s Word with Thai people using Bible stories. Larry’s blog post starts off : ““You need to be able to preach, pray or die at a moments notice,” was a phrase I heard while training in seminary and has become especially poignant in Thailand where I am sometimes called upon […]” Follow this link read the rest of the story and be inspired.

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Adventures in teaching

In this OMF blog post titled “Adventures in teaching“, Dr. Larry Dinkins shares why teaching the book of Psalms is his favorite course to teach his Thai students. Larry reports  “After teaching this course numerous times you begin to see just how impactive this section of scripture is for the Thai.” Follow this link  to learn the details …

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Thai cave rescue – Adun Samon

It seems as if the whole world was transfixed earlier this year by the plight of 12 youth members of the Wild Boars soccer team who, along with their coach, were trapped for more than 2 weeks in series of flooded caves in northeastern Thailand. In his latest blog post, Dr. Larry Dinkins tells us about one of the youths, Adun Samon, who is a Christian. The blog post starts off, ‘One aspect of the miraculous cave rescue in Thailand that the press failed to emphasize sufficiently was when the British diver popped up and asked how many were on that ledge. This was the first time we heard from a resilient 14 year old that knew enough English to say, “Thirteen”.’ Follow this link  to read the whole story.

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