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?
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!
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.
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?