If they don’t understand the way you teach, then teach the way they understand. ~ Missionary Bob Himes
Planning an activity is a lot of work! You have to buy the materials, recruit the volunteers, make the fliers, put the word out, and figure out what you are going to do! I always seem to get stuck on that last part…
“Big visions are realized through small steps.” – Mike Glenn
One challenge for deaf ministry leaders everywhere is to help the Deaf understand God’s Word for themselves. Illustrated Bibles bring the Bible to life before the reader’s eyes, making the text accessible to a much wider audience.
As leaders, one of our primary responsibilities is to equip others to do the work of the ministry (Ephesians 4:11-12; 2 Timothy 2:2). To me, that is also one of the most difficult parts of leading a ministry (of any kind). It does not matter if I am training an interpreter or teaching a Deaf man to teach a small group. It is hard work!
“God gives everybody gifts, but he doesn’t give anybody all the gifts.” – Mike Glenn
“Going back as a pastor, and maybe just as a husband in general, I wish…” – Thom Rainer
I am a huge fan of object lessons. I try to work them into my sermons whenever and however I can. For me, however, the hardest part of using an object lesson is coming up with an object lesson. With that being said, let me introduce you to…
Have you ever seen an advertisement or a flyer for something that was top notch? Something that caught your eye and made you want to, at the very least, read the rest of the flyer? Have you ever wanted that for your Deaf Ministry?
“Too many of us end up being David in Saul’s armour…” – Mike Glenn