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"A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks." (Luke 6:45)

May 26, 2020

Butch Vernon discusses how to use stories and discussion style format from the pulpit with Bryan Thompson and Jon Melin. Several instructors have presented STS style Bible stories from the pulpit to as much as 15,000 people. Learn how the venue, mics, and other items contribute to a better story and...


May 19, 2020

Dr. Larry Dinkins, an instructor for Simply The Story, reads the second part of a paper he wrote on ‘Orality Praxis’ or the practical application of oral methods in ministry. Dr. Dinkins' more than 36 years and years of experience with orality provides the understanding, experience and theory for the use of...


May 12, 2020

The Sanders family wanted to find a church, but struggled with which one. They joined us at our headquarters in 2019, met some of our world leaders, heard an STS style Bible study and were impacted. Since then they've been attending Paul Miller's semi STS style Bible study. Hear about the impact on the family over...


May 5, 2020

Butch Vernon answers some questions from his grandson about Bible storying and why he uses this method. At 10 years old, hear these thoughtful questions a grandson poses to his "Poppop." When people can't read, can they still learn Scripture? Did God intend his Word only for the literate? How to help those to know the...


Oct 8, 2019

First impressions can be deceiving. Thankfully, when people get through the hard parts, they are excited about the results of the STS training. STS has grown from just a few instructors in Ethiopia to many with a focus on raising people. In places that boast traditional beliefs like witchcraft, STS oral Bible schools...