Author: Jon Barr

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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2019-06 SWM Prayer Letter

May/June 2019 SWM Prayer Letter Dear Friends, One of our greatest joys is to share the Gospel and watch a person trust Christ as his Savior! Especially with the visual language of Deaf people, we watch their faces go from questioning to understanding. There is nothing like the big smile that says, “Now I understand!…
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Good News DVD

2019-03 Prayer Letter

March 2018 Dear Friends, Pond, a Thai Deaf lady, came to our SWM Atlanta Fantastic Saturday with her church. She had been asking questions about salvation. Before lunch, Allen Snare preached the simple Gospel, but Pond did not respond. I closed the service encouraging anyone with questions to talk with someone on our team at…
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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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