2013 – 09 September Prayer Letter

Dear Friends, It is my blessing to share with you what God is doing at Silent Word Ministries. As Paul said, “Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to…

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2013 – 05 September/October

Wow! Summer is almost over! The hot days of summer will soon give way to the cool mornings with dew on the grass, and with the changing of the colors of the leaves. Every time…

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Reaching The Next Deaf Generation for Christ

Upon a recent visit to another church, I noticed a lot of gray hair. Looking around, I also noticed there were not many children, teens, or even young adults. There was only one young couple…

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Voice? or No Voice?

Question: Should a hearing person using ASL also use his voice to communicate at the same time? Consider several things in making the decision. Sign language by its very nature is a visual language. It…

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The Rough Uncut Stone

The Rough Uncut Stone Did you know that valuable diamonds lie within some rough uncut stones. At first, an uncut stone looks like another ordinary rough stone. When the stone is found it is then…

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2013 – 07 July Prayer Letter

Dear Friends, This month America celebrates 237 years of freedom. Happy Birthday, America! Independence Day is traditionally celebrated by many Americans with parades , picnics (think, hot dogs and homemade ice cream), and fireworks. For…

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From One Seed To A Harvest

A farmer places seeds in the ground and reaps a harvest. Influence works the same way. Invest time in one person, and many people are blessed. Influence is a powerful tool. Parents – Have you…

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Consider The Message

While teaching basic interpreting principles to a group of new signers, I asked, “Do you understand your pastor?” I was very surprised that almost everyone in the group shook their heads. In any interpreting situation,…

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2013 – 06 June Prayer Letter

Dear Friends, As I arrived at the SWM office this morning, I was overcome with thanks to God for the many godly people who have influenced this ministry and me personally over the years. Although…

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2013 – 03 May/June

There is no other book in the history of the world that has affected mankind like the Word of God! I want to challenge each of you to make time to read your Bible every…

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