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Planting a Deaf Church to Proclaim Christ – ByFaith Magazine

Planting a Deaf Church to Proclaim Christ – ByFaith Magazine

Picture 3“A quarter of a century has passed since David Wakeland first asked God to give him the opportunity to minister to deaf people. In the early 1970s, David formed a friendship with a deaf co-worker. That relationship gave David a glimpse of an unreached people group with a distinct language and culture. But no deaf person had ever come to Pastor Wakeland’s church in Alabama. After moving to Houston in 1992, Wakeland continued to pray for deaf people to join his congregation, but it had been years since he had repeated that prayer. He wasn’t looking for an answer that day. It was just another busy and blessed Sunday morning.”

Read the rest of the article written by Nancy Snyder, a missionary with Deaf Reformed Ministries and a member at City Church York

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