Second of Two Parts

In Part One the author discussed two of the categories into which he has divided religious cassettes (1) Dead Men Who Still Speak, and (2) Living Men Worth Listening To.

3. Mini-Packages. These are cassettes designed to be used in groups and come accompanied by one or more aids, usually a leader’s guide. Thesis (P.O. Box 11724, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15228) markets an unusually fine selection covering a wide theological and interest spectrum. The Episcopal Radio-TV Foundation (15 16th St. NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30309) offers many evangelicals of note as well as non-evangelicals. Here you will find the new Archbishop of Canterbury, F. Donald Coggan, and the late C. S. Lewis on the Four Loves. No doubt other denominations have similar ministries. Billy Graham’s Decision Tape Library (1313 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, Min. 55403) has a very good “Christian Life and Witness Course” taught by one of the Graham team members. The additional aids for studious evangelism are excellent, and many evangelicals can use these to train people to nurture new believers.

Musically, Word (Waco, Texas 76703) innovatively packages cassettes, words, and music all together for children’s musicals of high caliber. One of my former churches did Sam, a folk musical for juniors, and the package encouraged conductor and kids alike.

In the area of prophecy and the Holy Spirit, the Decision Tape Library has the “Four-Fold Miracle of Israel,” and Bethany Fellowship’s Dimension Tapes (6820 Auto Club Rd., Minneapolis, Minn. 55438) prepare for the coming worldwide calamities envisioned by David Wilkerson. Dimension also offers Larry Christenson’s “Fulness of Life in the Holy Spirit”—an album of ten cassettes. Dennis Benson is always provocatively interesting—a ...

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