Do you remember when churches use to have newsletters? They were a pretty effective way to communicate a lot of information. People could bring them home and read them at their own leisure. I liked them! I also love the way technology has opened up our ability to do ministry more effectively. Today, I want to encourage you to leverage the internet and email to maximize a Deaf Ministry newsletter for your ministry.
Author: Cody Holland
“The word ‘how’ can kill a great idea before it gets started.” Andy Stanley
Have you ever gotten a sharp email from a business or church and thought how much you would love a professional looking email newsletter for your Deaf Ministry? The good news is that you can! The better news? It’s free!
Planning an activity is a lot of work! You have to buy the materials, recruit the volunteers, make the fliers, put the word out, and figure out what you are going to do! I always seem to get stuck on that last part…
“Big visions are realized through small steps.” – Mike Glenn
As leaders, one of our primary responsibilities is to equip others to do the work of the ministry (Ephesians 4:11-12; 2 Timothy 2:2). To me, that is also one of the most difficult parts of leading a ministry (of any kind). It does not matter if I am training an interpreter or teaching a Deaf man to teach a small group. It is hard work!
“God gives everybody gifts, but he doesn’t give anybody all the gifts.” – Mike Glenn
“Going back as a pastor, and maybe just as a husband in general, I wish…” – Thom Rainer
I am a huge fan of object lessons. I try to work them into my sermons whenever and however I can. For me, however, the hardest part of using an object lesson is coming up with an object lesson. With that being said, let me introduce you to…
Have you ever seen an advertisement or a flyer for something that was top notch? Something that caught your eye and made you want to, at the very least, read the rest of the flyer? Have you ever wanted that for your Deaf Ministry?