Dr. Larry Dinkins is currently on sabbatical leave from Thailand and is serving as Missionary in Residence at Dallas Theological Seminary. Larry came across a blog post that Joe Holman, a missionary to Bolivia, published some time ago entitled “10 Things a Missionary Won’t Tell You”. Larry gives his take on Joe’s article in a new blog post published on Karl Dahlfred’s blog titled “10 Things That You WILL Hear from your Missionary”. Follow this link to read Larry’s post.
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 …
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
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 …
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 …
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.
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” .
Here is a link to a 40 minute YouTube video of Dr. Larry Dinkins teaching in Thai on Ruth chapter 1.
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.
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 …