Author: Jon Barr

November 2014 Prayer Letter

November 2014 Dear Friends, Many of the New Testament epistles begin with giving thanks to God or thanks for certain people who were friends or supporters in the ministry. It is with great joy that we thank God for the privilege of spreading His Word to the Deaf world. We thank God for the opportunity…
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July 2014 Prayer Letter

July/August 2014 Dear Friends, In business, people often think of opportunities as ways to make more money, advance their career, or improve their resume or status. However, in our ministry, the Lord opens opportunities to spread the Gospel, teach the Bible, help others improve their ministries, and minister to the needs of others. Opportunities to…
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June 2014 Prayer Letter

June 2014 Dear Friends and Supporters, Recently, in my devotions I read again the prayer of Jabez found in 1 Chronicles 4:10, “…Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me!…
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March 2014 Prayer Letter

March 2014 Dear Friends, Greetings from Silent Word Ministries! It is a joy to share with you this report of God’s blessings. On February 9, we conducted our annual SWM Board of Directors meeting. We emphasized to the board that SWM is People — a team of board members, missionaries, volunteers, and supporters like you,…
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November 2013 Prayer Letter

November 2013 Dear Friends, During this month many reflect on the goodness of God and have a special day of Thanksgiving. I am thankful for many things, including salvation, God’s call as a missionary, my wife, and for SWM, a trustworthy and dependable missionary ministry to Deaf people. I am also thankful for my senses.…
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September 2013 Prayer Letter

September 2013 Dear Friends, It is my blessing to share with you what God is doing at Silent Word Ministries. As Paul said, “Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account,” (Philippians 4:17). Your prayers and gifts help us share the Gospel in many ways! Spreading the…
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