Zulu:Transvaal Zulu ഭാഷ
These recordings are designed for evangelism and basic Bible teaching to bring the gospel message to people who are not literate or are from oral cultures, particularly unreached people groups.
Audio-visual Bible lessons in 40 sections with pictures. Contains Bible overview from creation to Christ, and teaching on the Christian life. For evangelism and church planting.
Messages from native believers for evangelism, growth and encouragement. May have denominational emphasis but follows mainstream Christian teaching.
Book 1 of an audio-visual series with Bible stories of Adam, Noah, Job, Abraham. For evangelism, church planting and systematic Christian teaching.
Book 2 of an audio-visual series with Bible stories of Jacob, Joseph, Moses. For evangelism, church planting and systematic Christian teaching.
Book 3 of an audio-visual series with Bible stories of Joshua, Deborah, Gideon, Samson. For evangelism, church planting and systematic Christian teaching.
Book 4 of an audio-visual series with Bible stories of Ruth, Samuel, David, Elijah. For evangelism, church planting and systematic Christian teaching.
Book 5 of an audio-visual series with Bible stories of Elisha, Daniel, Jonah, Nehemiah, Esther. For evangelism, church planting, systematic Christian teaching.
Book 6 of an audio-visual series with Bible stories of Jesus from Matthew and Mark. For evangelism, church planting and systematic Christian teaching.
Book 7 of an audio-visual series with Bible stories of Jesus from Luke and John. For evangelism, church planting and systematic Christian teaching.
Book 8 of an audio-visual series with Bible stories of the young church and Paul. For evangelism, church planting and systematic Christian teaching.
Dramatized presentations of a story or parable. A story about Thembi a young girl living in rural Zululand with her mother, father and two brothers. She is limping in one leg and she suffers from severe nightmares of snakes attacking her. Her parents are unsure what to do. Her two brothers are born-again Christians and believe Thembi should go and consult with the priest. Thembi’s father however is a very stubborn man and he believes in his forefathers and the customs of his people. He insists taking Thembi to the Sangoma. The Sangoma gives Thembi some traditional medicine and convinces Thembi’s father that Thembi must become a Sangoma. With the help of the Sangoma, Thembi begins practising as a Sangoma. While she is trying to heal other people she is still suffering from her nightmares. One day walking in the veld she is bitten by a poisonous snake. Her brothers hear her shouting for help. They rush to her aid and take her to the clinic and fetch the priest to pray for Thembi. Thembi recovers fully and is also converted and accepts Jesus as her Saviour. This video is distributed by GRN with the permission from Igoli Films and Mema Media.
Dramatized presentations of a story or parable. An Induna named Zukuzi took his late brothers wife called Gabisile as his wife as tradition requires. Gabisile has a criple son. Zukuzi drinks a lot and abuses his late-brother’s wife. He threatend to kill Gabisile’s boy, Vusumusi. Vusumusi escapes and find a place to sleep in a abanded bakkie belonging to a Pastor. When the Pastor collects his bakkie the next day, he and his wife discovers Vusumusi in the bakkie. They took Vusumusi in and educate him. Vusumusi learns to read and after reading a lot from the Bible, he becomes a believer. In the mean time Zukuzi becomes seriously ill. Vusumusi and the Pastor decide to visit Vusumusi’s village to spread God’s word. They find Zukuzi very sick and take him to the hospital. The villagers believe in their ancestors and not in God. Zukuzi miraciously recovers and becomes a believer. He returns to his village a changed man. He confronts the Sangoma and the Sangoma is killed by lightning. All the villagers become believers and Zukuzi repents and accepts responsibility to look after Gabisile and Vusumusi. This video is distributed by GRN with the permission by Igoli Films and Mema Media.
Words of Life (in isiZulu)
Short audio Bible stories and evangelistic messages that explain salvation and give basic Christian teaching. Each program is a customised and culturally relevant selection of scripts, and may include songs and music.
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