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1 POSTSRev. Deanna M. Young is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and senior pastor at a church in Houston, Texas. She is a second career pastor with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Sam Houston State University and her Master’s of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology at SMU. Married over 40 years, she enjoys leading retreats, preaching, teaching, writing, and painting—but most of all, spending time with her large family and friends.
Currently, only 2 percent of deaf people have heard the gospel, but the Deaf Bible Society is hoping to increase this percentage by using sign language to make the gospel more approachable and accessible.
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How do we get more volunteers? How do we keep volunteers? In kids ministry, you need more volunteers than any ministry in the church. To know how to recruit volunteers and retain volunteers is essential. You will not last without learning this crucial skill.
“We have to accept the fact that peace isn’t magic, and you can love Jesus and still be struggling profoundly with inner peace," Erwin McManus says.