I remember a TV program called “Extreme Makeover.” They take a person and transform him into a new and different person. Everyone is amazed at the transformation. My son-in-law,
People tend to judge situations by their own experiences and what they have learned. It is easy to assume something to be true based upon our personal experience. The word assume means
What's Up? Congratulations to John Snare, son of SWM's Allen Snare, and Anna Runkle, Columbus, Ohio, on their engagement December 26, 2014. The wedding is planned for November  20, 2015. What's Up?  Congratulations to Justin
What is a promise? A promise is an assurance given that one will or will not do something; a pledge; an indication of what may be expected. A promise is only as good or faithful
Recently I was touched as I heard Ravi Zacharias (RZIM.org) on the radio tell the story of a lady who had two children. Her husband was in the military, stationed in Japan. Every week the
“Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.” – Proverbs 14:1  As we begin a new year, I want to try to be a help and encouragement
When you think of the book Amos, think about the country preacher Amos.  Amos did not grow up in the home of a prophet. He grew up gathering
The famous Deaf performer, writer, director, poet, artist, and founder of The National Theater of the Deaf, Bernard Bragg, is credited with being the first person
(Please keep an open mind and remember that these are my personal opinions about the Deaf in general, not all Deaf.)  I have learned that the Deaf can
As I pastored a church in Rome, Georgia, the Lord opened a door at the Georgia School for the Deaf, which was only 20 miles from our church. Those school kids became
Larry and Diana Galyen, “Ministry of Helps” Missions, are a “retired” couple who assist SWM in technical areas such as our website and computer. needs. Both
Not everyone is called to be a pastor, missionary or evangelist, but everyone, including the deaf, can do something for God. Deaf churches and ministries need deaf people who are faithful and
I read the story of Nicodemus and Jesus from the Bible in John 3:1-21. Jesus witnessed to Nicodemus and told him, “Ye must be born again.” I remember when I was a deaf pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Fairles
Highlighting SWMI in 2014 - In obedience to the Great Commission of Jesus Christ, an evangelist named Philip traveled to preach the Gospel. The Holy Spirit led him into the desert where he met
Teaching about sin can be hard for the deaf to understand. Over the years, we have developed several methods that will help with making sin understandable  to all.  1. Make sure you explain the word sin. I usually

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