“Never talk to a man about God until you have talked to God about that man.” – Pastor Tom Messer
Author: Cody Holland
One of the most simultaneously frustrating and rewarding ministries I know of is the van ministry. In between planning, pickups, and drop offs, a lot of time and energy can go into a van ministry. However, the van ministry is also a powerful tool to bring people to church who would otherwise have no other way to get there.
“In our private prayers and in our public services,we are forever asking God to do things that He either has already done or cannot do because of our unbelief…” – A. W. Tozer
If you are here, reading this blog, you are most likely passionate about Deaf ministry and serving God. You also probably know that very few people serving in Deaf Ministry have the privilege to minister to the Deaf full time. Most people (myself included) are lay-leaders in their deaf ministry. My goal today is to encourage you all who are in the same situation as I am.
“Let us take care lest we get out of soul-rest in seeking further blessing. God cannot work whilst we are anxious, even about our spiritual experience. Let us take Him at His Word, and leave the fulfillment of it to Him.” – Miles Stanford, The Green Letters
I love object lessons! They are one of my favorite ways to teach. However, I often find myself struggling to come up with some good ideas! That is why I want to introduce you to this wonderful little book called…
“There are many ‘separated from the world’ Christians who are not ‘separated from themselves’ Christians.” – Unknown
One of the most difficult things for me in training new interpreters is actually figuring out who should and should not be an interpreter.
“Many want to do God’s work but are unable, because of the ‘flesh’ in their lives.” – Miles Stanford
“The Green Letters” by Miles Stanford flipped my entire perspective of the Christian life on its head! It took concepts and ideas that I had heard as pithy pulpit statements and made them into real truths. This book helped me to realize that “in Christ” is not just a label or something that sounds good from the pulpit, but who I am as a Christian.