Author: Jon Barr

2019-02 Prayer Letter

February/March 2019 SWM Prayer Letter Dear Friends, Philip ran to the Ethiopian man’s chariot and asked the question, “Understandest thou what thou readest?” The response was, “How can I, except some man should guide me?” (Acts 8:30-31). This high-ranking Ethiopian man had education, but not Bible knowledge. At Silent Word Ministries, it is our joy…
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2018-11 Prayer Letter

SWM Prayer Letter • November/December 2018 Dear Friends, “Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever” (Hebrews 13:8). I am thankful we serve a God who does not change, and we have an unchanging Savior. As the world changes, methods may change, but our message and mission remain the same. Silent Word Ministries…
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October 2018 – Prayer Letter

Dear Friends, A Deaf man signed, “Thank you. That was clear. Now I understand!” Diane and I, along with many other volunteers, interpreted at the recent Ark Encounter and Creation Museum Deaf Days. At the museum, Diane and I interpreted all day for the “In Six Days” presentation. Many “hearing” people may not realize that…
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August 2018 Prayer Letter

Dear Friends, “The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it.” – Psalms 68:11 Good news is worth publishing. In this Psalm of victory, a large number of people published and announced God’s Word. The world conforms, but the Word of God transforms (2 Timothy 3:16-17; Romans 12:11-2). The SWM…
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Who Are Deaf People?

by Jon Barr, Silent Word Ministries Deaf people are a very misunderstood people group. What makes their culture different and even unique? Jon Barr discusses this topic from a Christian ministry perspective. This video is presented in spoken English and interpreted into American Sign Language.

May 2018 Prayer Letter

SWM Prayer Letter • May/June 2018 As I write this month’s ministry prayer letter, Diane and I are thankful for our many faithful friends who invest in our ministry. It is a joy to see our whole ministry bringing forth fruit. Thank you! -jb Dear Friends, Tap-tap, tap-tap, tap-tap. On the rare “silent day” at…
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