Author: Joseph Kotvas

Discouraged in Deaf Ministry? This is for you.

Discouraged? This is for you.

One of the recurring discouragements in deaf ministry is that there’s very little growth potential. You’ve probably heard the challenge given at missions conferences, going something like this: If just one person was to...

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Training Leaders – Bob and Becky Patten [Interview]

In the second part of my conversation with Bob and Becky Patten, veteran missionaries to the Deaf in Chile, we discuss their ongoing effort to train leaders and establish Deaf ministries in churches throughout the city of Santiago.

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Ten Great ASL Games You can Use in Your Deaf Ministry

Here are some great ideas for ASL games. Most of these activities are enjoyed by deaf and hearing alike. These can be icebreakers in sign language classes, youth meetings, parties and informal fellowships. Have fun!

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Dramatic Preaching for the Deaf

As a young preacher to the Deaf, constructive feedback is always a plus. Not long ago, my father, veteran missionary to the deaf Joe Kotvas, approached me with a suggestion.

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Relationships Matter

The one thing you can never forget in Deaf ministry is the people. Programs, activities and services are all important, but the relationships you build with your deaf people and they build with each...