Author: Jon Barr

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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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2019-09 Prayer Letter

September, 2019 Dear Friends, “Now then we are ambassadors for Christ….”  – 2 Corinthians 5:20 “And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them….”  – Acts 14:27 Each of us that serves with the Silent Word Mission Board represents Christ on behalf of our supporters and…
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Belize Deaf Ministry Training

2019-07 Prayer Letter

July 2019 Dear Friends, “My heart hurts,” said Tangi, a Deaf lady in Belize City, Belize. I had just preached about Jesus taking our sin upon himself on the cross. After the invitation, Tangi asked Janice for help. Janice asked if I would speak with Tangi. After about 30 minutes, Tangi realized that only Jesus…
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