Author: Jon Barr

Gailyn and Anita

2020-09 Prayer Letter

Dear Friends, “But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel.” – Philippians 1:12 This year has certainly been unusual. But for us, meeting cancellations and schedule changes because of COVID-19 have actually expanded our ministry. This year, together with…
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2020-08 Prayer Letter (SWM)

August/September 2020 SWM Prayer Letter Dear SWM Friends, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” – Isaiah 55:8-9 Many fear the unknown. Yet,…
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"Mac" in the new Gospel Animation for the Deaf

2020-05 Prayer Letter (SWM)

May/June 2020 SWM Prayer Letter Dear SWM Friends, COVID-19 • Shelter in Place • Daily News Briefings • Face Masks • Safety • Opening • Truth Have you become tired of these words? Early in the pandemic we all huddled around our TVs, smartphones, and computer screens for daily updates. Even our small town of…
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Facebook Deaf Bible Study

2020-03 Prayer Letter

March-April 2020 Dear Friends, “But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel” (Philippians 1:12). All of our ministries have been greatly affected in recent weeks. We all want to be in our churches. We crave a single handshake or hug.…
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2019-12 Prayer Letter

December 2019 Dear Friends, It is always good to report to you of God’s blessings. This year has probably been one of our most busy, but productive years. In addition to our normal traveling ministry, office responsibilities, and local deaf ministry, we have conducted ministry in three foreign countries. Please rejoice with us as you…
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Silent Word Ministries Mission Team and Building

2019-11 Prayer Letter

November/December 2019 — SWM Prayer Letter Dear Friends, Bless! The word is often said in churches. “God bless you” is said after someone sneezes. Some people even respond to “How are you?” by saying, “I am blessed!” The month between Thanksgiving and Christmas is a time many people consider their blessings from God and make…
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