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You Good Person, You? [review]

I want to draw your attention to an excellent resource for your Deaf Ministry. “You Good Person, You?” is a great video Gospel tract produced by Deaf Video Communications and Silent Word Ministries. Both of...

Cup of Hot Chocolate

Deaf People are Like Chocolate [quote]

It is wise for hearing churches to consider their deaf ministries as missionary-type ministries. The deaf ministry requires a large commitment. Interpreters must be trained. Transportation is often needed. The church must be flexible with having another language/culture...

If it Ain’t Broke… FIX IT!

Growing up, I always heard the expression “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” I have found this to be true for most things in life. I am not looking to replace my truck’s transmission, take cholesterol medicine, or ask my wife to put a patch on new jeans.

A.W. Tozer

Is Your Work Sacred? [quote]

“Let every man abide in the calling wherein he is called and his work will be as sacred as the work of the ministry. It is not what a man does that determines whether his work is sacred or secular, it is why he does it.”

― A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God

Into the Silence - A Biblical Perspective and Plan for Reaching the Deaf Around the World

Deafness – A Biblical Perspective

This article is excerpted and adapted from the first chapter of Into the Silence – A Biblical Perspective and Plan for Reaching the Deaf Around the World by missionary to the Deaf Joe F....

Helen Keller

The Problems of Deafness [quote]

The problems of deafness are deeper and more complex, if not more important, than those of blindness. Deafness is a much worse misfortune. For it means the loss of the most vital stimulus – the sound of the voice that brings language, sets thoughts astir, and keeps us in the intellectual company of man. – Helen Keller

Pickup Truck

Why You Need to Get Involved in People’s Lives

The other day, one of the Deaf men at my church asked me if I could help him pick up something for his house that was down the road at another man’s house. I was busy the day he asked, but we scheduled a time a few days later. Honestly, I was not particularly excited about helping.

Change the World

Change the World [quote]

When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation. When I found I couldn’t change the nation…

Deaf Girls at Efata Ministries in Lima, Peru

Why Reach the Deaf?

Do you work with the Deaf? Maybe you’re Deaf yourself, and you have a burden to share Jesus with other Deaf people. Or maybe you are hearing and you met someone who helped you understand that EVERYONE needs a chance to “hear” the truth. We all have a story. Here’s mine.