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Heart Pocket Podcast

Aligning the heart of man with God's heart through Bible stories, discussions, interviews and more.

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HPP0207  Youth, Missions, and Life Changing Experiences.
Logan, a senior in high school, gives insights to his "not-so-average" missions' experience. His preparations equipped the team to share the word in refugee camps, and with people of all ages and even in the schools.  His final words should encourage us all in our walks with God. See Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
26:52 09/27/2022
HPP0206 Oral Bible Schools & Passionate Youth, part 2
Part 2 with pastor Dave Johnson who shares about the STS Oral Bible Schools and highlights the excitement to see youth using Bible stories to engage in substantial ministry during their missions trip to the Sudanese refugee camps in Uganda.     Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
20:18 09/20/2022
HPP0205 Youth with a Purpose
Dave Johnson, a Calvary Chapel pastor with a strong focus in missions, discusses how the church prepared a team of youth and adults for a mission trip to the Sudanese refugee camps in Uganda.     Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
20:57 09/13/2022
HPP0204 Young Leadership Development
Most young people when they get to college are walking away from the church. At the Farmington Girls Camp in Maine, the directors have been working hard to reverse that trend by implementing an amazing training track and more of God's Word. A couple of young ladies enthusiastically share what this has meant to them.  Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
24:22 09/06/2022
HPP0203 Summer Camp Fun!
These young girls eight to eleven share their experience at a summer camp in Farmington Maine. Enjoy the laughter as they highlight the fun, fellowship, STS and more. Moms and dads, you'll love this one!   Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
21:15 08/30/2022
HPP0202 DTS Student Overcomes His Fear
The teachers of Mik's Dallas Theological Seminary class challenged him. Could he learn and share a Bible story with 100% content accuracy?  He could summarize the Bible, but wasn't sure he tell it accurately. Hear the amazing results. Theologians and Bible students benefit from and love the STS approach. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
19:47 08/23/2022
HPP0201 DTS Meets Oral Bible Study Method
Theology students often wonder if oral methods can impact people deeply. Mike recently talked with Dr. Larry Dinkins and Dr. Bill Bjoraker sharing the dynamics of his orality class at Dallas Theological Seminary. Mike was shocked at how fast he learned 29 verses accurately. Hear how!   Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
24:49 08/16/2022
HPP0200 STS Attendees Give Feedback, part 2.
We continue our conversation with recent attendees of an STS training in Hemet, CA. They share their plans of how they envision using what they have learned, from reaching neighbors, family, children and more!   Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
26:37 08/09/2022
HPP0199 STS Attendees Give Feedback
Join this delightful and funny group session as attendees describe their view of the recent STS training. It's life changing and challenging! Part 1 of 2.   Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
21:57 08/02/2022
HPP0198 Overwhelmed and Thrilled.
Mike attended an advanced training in California and expresses the value of being overwhelmed. He's thrilled by his growth in Bible storytelling and doing a Bible story at Starbucks!   Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism   Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
20:30 07/26/2022
HPP0197 Missionary Amazed!
Denise and her husband are seasoned missionaries having worked in Mexico and the Middle East. She describes her time at the recent STS training and her amazement at how easy it was to minister to strangers using a Bible story.   Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism   Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
34:55 07/19/2022
HPP0196 Discussion Style Teaching, part 2
This podcast dives deeper into discussion style teaching and some tips working with different types of people. There are some references to the Beloved Elder illustration, shared in the previous podcast, that is helpful for leading Bible discussions. Fun for the leader and fun for the participants!   Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
18:30 07/12/2022
HPP0195 The Beloved Elder part 1
Leading discussion based Bible studies has some challenges. How often should one talk? How much listening should be done? Hear the illustration of the Beloved Elder (developed by Simply The Story) and the discussion regarding the value of this illustration.   Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
19:36 07/05/2022
HPP0194 Freedom for Pastors, part 3
Pastors who have attended STS Oral Bible Schools (OBSs) are changed, and their children testify of this! People from different denominations grow in the Word together! How can this be? Hear the final part of a discussion with Kenyan pastor Patrick for the answers.   Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism   Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
20:31 06/28/2022
HPP0193 Reaching Drug Addicts and Restoring Families, part 2
Patrick implemented STS on the streets to help reach young men on drugs. Hear how families are being restored. Patrick also shares how his church is stronger because of how he has equipped the body. Other pastors are astonished! Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
17:34 06/21/2022
HPP0192 Kenyan Pastor Equips His Church, part 1
Patrick, a pastor in Kenya, describes the impact STS has had on the people in his church. Although it was not an easy path to integrate this discussion style Bible teaching, he saw first hand how he was changed, his understanding of theological issues grew, and how his church multiplied. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo ~ STS Youtube ~ God's Story Youtube
19:15 06/14/2022
HPP0191 Sticky Faith Nuts and Bolts, part 2
Ann continues in part 2 describing the nuts and bolts and pillars for a spiritually strong summer camp for youth. What are their non-negotiables and how do they accomplish their goals? Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
20:40 06/07/2022
HPP0190 Summer Camp Fun, part 1
Ahhh. Remember how much fun you or others had at summer camp? Ann shares how her leadership team weaves fun into the Word of God. Their camp mentors girls and provides "Sticky Faith" reversing trends of girls walking away from the church while they are in college. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
26:22 05/31/2022
HPP0189 Bible Stories with Refugees, part 2
Marion continues her story sharing what it was like for her to become an STS instructor. She gives insights to how STS works with Farsi or Persian refugees. Wonder what stories to share with refugees? Hear what stories God led Marion to do. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
21:54 05/24/2022
HPP0188 From Bible Stories to Bible Stories, part 1
Marion had her understanding of a Bible story until she heard an STS style Bible story. Hear how learning STS impacted her heart, the youth in her church, her daughter, and her husband!  Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
26:36 05/17/2022
HPP0187 Listening to a Hero
No matter what age, anyone who obeys the Lord and moves cross country with health issues and in their 70's to propel the Gospel forward …is a hero to me. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
22:59 05/10/2022
HPP0186 The Path to Unreached People Groups
John and Priscilla Van Der Decker moved from Christian walks to joining The God's Story Project to reach the UPGs (unreached people groups). John tells their story starting from his childhood. Both are heroes! Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
22:41 05/03/2022
HPP0185 Learning to Flex
Larry Dinkins and Bill Bjoraker describe the challenges and joys of training people for a Purim celebration. After realizing Bill's over ambition could have set people up for failure, he adjusted his plans and refocused his goals. Hear how the people respond. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
22:40 04/26/2022
HPP0184 Homelessness to God's Home
Jim, a minister at New Life Ministries International, describes how he helps a homeless man from begging to learning job skills and eventually getting a job. In the process the man receives dignity from the Lord and a new home in the Lord. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
24:22 04/19/2022
HPP0183  Megavoice Solar Players bring Hope to People
Charles Cibene CEO of Megavoice gives insights to the Megavoice solar equipment. Hear a couple of impact reports from the nearly 3 million players that are changing lives. Charles also shares insights to reaching the deaf community, and gives a preview of new equipment arriving soon. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
19:07 04/12/2022
HPP0182  The Impact of Storytelling for Purim, Yeshiva
Rabbi Ari and Bill Bjoraker share the impact of storytelling and deep discussion for the Purim celebration preparations.  Baruch Hashem  and Gateway Church partnered together to help people bring home more of the book of Esther in their heart pocket. What else has happened on Purim in years past? Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
19:57 04/05/2022
HPP0181  Celebrate Purim!
Hear the introduction and the first 2 stories from a Purim celebration at Baruch Hashem Messianic congregation in partnership with Gateway Church. All story tellers learned these Bible stories over 4 weeks and shared them with the people without looking at notes. They were trained by Bill Bjoraker and Larry Dinkins in the Simply The Story method. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
16:00 03/29/2022
HPP0180  Prepare to Celebrate Purim!
Hear how Bill Bjoraker and Larry Dinkins prepare 12 storytellers for the Purim celebration. Purim is a festival of victory from the book of Esther. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
22:18 03/22/2022
HPP0179 STS Discussion in Acts 10 part 2
Butch Vernon finishes digging into Acts 10:24-33 about Cornelius and Peter with a group of people. Listen to the in-depth discussion and spiritual applications. STS, inductive Bible study, oral style. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
29:50 03/15/2022
HPP0178 STS Discussion in Acts 10 part 1
Butch Vernon dives into Acts 10:24-33 about Cornelius and Peter with a group of people. Hear the story and the in-depth discussion and see what the Lord might show you about this story. STS, inductive Bible study, oral style. Links … Simply the Story … Upcoming workshops … God’s Story: From Creation to Eternity …  Simply The Story Facebook …  Moment for Eternity - Training for Evangelism Follow us on Twitter ~ Feedback ~ Facebook ~ iTunes Podcast ~ Vimeo 
23:32 03/08/2022