when he was living on Earth almost 2000 years ago, walking among us as a man, did Jesus know Sign Language? Did he USE Sign Language to communicate with Deaf people?
Have you ever wanted to sit at the feet and learn ministry from some of the greats? D.L. Moody? Adoniram Judson? Hudson Taylor? Jonathan Edwards? Charles Spurgeon? For the final one, Charles Spurgeon, I recently found out that you can!
Most of us are involved in some way with speaking by either preaching or teaching. For many of us, those constitutes a large part of what we do! I always try to improve my preaching. The Gospel of God is too important to preach it poorly! Today, I want to introduce you to a book that will help you preach and teach better, Talk Like TED by Carmine Gallo.
Do you remember when churches use to have newsletters? They were a pretty effective way to communicate a lot of information. People could bring them home and read them at their own leisure. I liked them! I also love the way technology has opened up our ability to do ministry more effectively. Today, I want to encourage you to leverage the internet and email to maximize a Deaf Ministry newsletter for your ministry.
Have you ever gotten a sharp email from a business or church and thought how much you would love a professional looking email newsletter for your Deaf Ministry? The good news is that you can! The better news? It’s free!
A good video English/ASL dictionary is indispensable for any deaf ministry leader. Here is a list of ten resources you can use in your lesson preparation, teaching, and personal development.
If they don’t understand the way you teach, then teach the way they understand. ~ Missionary Bob Himes
Think back to last Sunday morning. You are in church and most likely preaching to, or teaching, a group of individuals God’s Word. You spent all week praying and preparing. You have studied the passage, you have internalized the passage, and now you are preaching yourself empty. Next week, you do the same thing…
I spend most of my life surrounded by educators. My wife has a degree in Elementary Education. My mom is an educator. I work with teachers all day during my day job (educational interpreting). I have seen a variety of educators and educational styles. I have seen many teachers that were phenomenal and a few who struggled…