Author: Cody Holland

Lectures to My Students [Resource]

Have you ever wanted to sit at the feet and learn ministry from some of the greats? D.L. Moody? Adoniram Judson? Hudson Taylor? Jonathan Edwards? Charles Spurgeon? For the final one, Charles Spurgeon, I recently found out that you can!

Sign the Bible [Resource]

Today, I want to introduce you to an exciting new ministry of Silent Word Ministries, Sign the Bible!  Whether you are leading a large Deaf Ministry, serving with a few people out in the...

Empowering Leaders

“The leader’s job is to effectively assign responsibility. Assign as many responsibilities and as few tasks as you can.” – Frank Blake, Former CEO of The Home Depot

Book: Talk Like TED

Most of us are involved in some way with speaking by either preaching or teaching. For many of us, those constitutes a large part of what we do! I always try to improve my preaching. The Gospel of God is too important to preach it poorly! Today, I want to introduce you to a book that will help you preach and teach better, Talk Like TED by Carmine Gallo.

Reasons I Don’t Pray Enough

I don’t pray enough! If I may be so bold, you probably don’t either! I think that, if we are all honest, none of us can pray enough! We know how important prayer is yet we fail to follow through. Lately, I have been thinking about the reasons I don’t pray enough, and I want to share some of the things I do wrong.

Top Five Posts of 2015

This year was a great year here at Reach the Deaf! Thank you to all of our faithful readers and those of you who shared us with your friends and fellow-servants! To recap 2015, we wanted to round off the year with our top 5 posts of 2015!

Help Them Understand

Every time you preach, you have something important to convey. Not only is your lesson important, the weight of people’s eternal souls can hang in the balance. If not their souls, at the very least, there relationship with Christ can deepen because of the information YOU are sharing with them!

Are They Getting It?

Have you ever been teaching and thought, “is anybody getting it?” Perhaps you are in the middle of your lesson, teaching your best, and getting blank stares. You thought you told a funny story, but no one smiles. You think that point should get a hearty “Amen!”, but all you see are sleepy faces.