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Ten Bible Passages for Deaf Ministries

Recently, I was preparing to teach a class on Deaf Ministry in my church and wanted to start each class with a small devotional related to what we do. That sent me down the path of finding verses that apply to our work with the Deaf!

Videos for Teaching ASL

Sometimes it’s difficult to find the perfect video to teach an ASL class! I am certain every teacher has their favorite videos they like to use, but I wanted to share a few of my favorites to teach ASL.

Spurgeon’s Advice for Holding Attention

Preaching is one of the most important things that happens on Sunday in our Churches. Therefore, it behoves us to not only strive to do it well, but to truly preach with excellence. One of the most sure fire ways to do this is to learn from people who are master preachers. One of those is the renown Charles Spurgeon.

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...

Seven Ways to Preach Visually

Preaching is clearly a major part of what goes on in churches all across the world. Preaching visually is one of best things we can do to make our teachings and messages clear to the Deaf people in our churches. The Deaf rely much more on their eyes than an audience of hearing people and our preaching and teaching should reflect that reality.

Thoughts on Gossip

Gossip is truly the bane of every preacher’s ministry. We simply hate it. Often the gossip is worsened by the fact that the Deaf Community in any area is basically a small town, with all the gossip and drama that goes along with it. Lately, I have been dealing with this issue in my Deaf Ministry lately, and I wanted to share some thoughts for us leading a ministry that is dealing with gossip.

Ministering to The Deaf-Blind

If you read this blog, you probably know the world has not enough churches equipped to minister to the Deaf. However, of that group, there are even fewer who can minister to the Deaf-Blind!

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.