Deaf Ministry Conferences
In November, I organized a deaf conference at my church, Iglesia Bautista Calvario. I invited Matthew and Sarah McKendree and their children to come to preach for the conference. The McKendree family arrived on Thursday, November 8th, and we started the conference on Friday. It was an encouraging time for the deaf in Tacna, and the McKendree family was a blessing to the ministry here in Tacna and to me personally.
Our deaf ministry was also invited to attend a deaf conference in Arequipa on November 15-17th. There were two deaf pastors at the conference in Arequipa, Frank R. Chavez and Luis Ramirez. They were both trained at Efata ministries in Lima. Four of the deaf from my church, the other interpreter from my church, four students who are learning sign language, and I went to the conference. It was a great time of fellowship and spiritual growth for all of us. Deaf groups came from Puno, Lima, Arequipa, and Tacna.