Every time you preach, you have something important to convey. Not only is your lesson important, the weight of people’s eternal souls can hang in the balance. If not their souls, at the very least, there relationship with Christ can deepen because of the information YOU are sharing with them!
Have you ever been teaching and thought, “is anybody getting it?” Perhaps you are in the middle of your lesson, teaching your best, and getting blank stares. You thought you told a funny story, but no one smiles. You think that point should get a hearty “Amen!”, but all you see are sleepy faces.
“You don’t have to be different to make a difference.” – Michael Port
Have you ever wondered why you never see someone fishing in a desert? Of course not! No one in their right mind would fish in a desert! If you want to catch fish, you have to go to the water. In much the same way, if we are going to reach people, we need to go where they are. Today, people in the developed world are on social media, but which one?
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!
“Bold leadership is clarity around and unreasonable commitment to what should be.” – Andy Stanley
We have decided to change things a little bit this week! Rather than you hearing from us, we want to hear from you!
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.
I absolutely love preaching. Although resources abound for preaching in general, there are few to help people who want to improve their preaching in ASL! I am hoping to provide some resources to that effect…
Did you know? This week is the “International Week of the Deaf.” declared so by the World Federation of the Deaf.