One of my passions is to find local tools that can be used to spread the gospel. I like MegaVoice or Saber. They are of good quality and have proven themselves over time, but are not readily available in stores and the price is also a bit high for local people. For that reason, they are primarily used by the translation teams for their projects. I was looking for something that maRealizing how this type of player could provide opportunities to spread the gospel, I looked for a similar player in the market once I was back in Burkina. I also tried to locate a supplier who could bring the radio from China to the Burkina market, but with no success until two years later. Some of the reasons why I like this player: - It is not expensive. When it first came out, it cost about 4,000CFA-5,000CFA (about $7-$9). Now you can purchase it for just 3,000CFA (about $5), and it even can be found in small towns. - It uses a “Nokia” rechargeable battery that is used in many feature phones. Therefore it is easy to charge and replace. - Using a microSD card, we can put Scriptures in several languages, as well as songs, messages, dramas, and other audio files.--The player’s buttons allow easy access to the indexed files. One needs to use a computer to prepare a microSD memory card with contents that users can select and listen to at will.ny, if not all, could easily have access to and could purchase at an affordable price.

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On my trip to China four years ago, I was presented with a radio-MP3 player by one Chinese Christian. The player caught my attention because it didn’t look like the regular radio-MP3 player that I’d seen in Burkina Faso. Besides having the features of regular play, forward, backward button, and the ability to read a USB Flash Drive and MicroSD card, this player also had number buttons from 0 to 9. Along with the player, there was a content list for the memory card that showed what number to press to listen to the desired content.

 

Realizing how this type of player could provide opportunities to spread the gospel, I looked for a similar player in the market once I was back in Burkina. I also tried to locate a supplier who could bring the radio from China to the Burkina market, but with no success until two years later. Some of the reasons why I like this player: - It is not expensive. When it first came out, it cost about 4,000CFA-5,000CFA (about $7-$9). Now you can purchase it for just 3,000CFA (about $5), and it even can be found in small towns. - It uses a “Nokia” rechargeable battery that is used in many feature phones. Therefore it is easy to charge and replace. - Using a microSD card, we can put Scriptures in several languages, as well as songs, messages, dramas, and other audio files.--The player’s buttons allow easy access to the indexed files. One needs to use a computer to prepare a microSD memory card with contents that users can select and listen to at will.   If you would like see a detailed map of content outlined on the MP3 see the article at: