First day of Peruvian Sign Language conference.
Praise the Lord God greatly blessed our first night of Sign Language conference. We held a class for the hearing who wanted to learn sign language from 5-6:30. The class started with about 10 people but as we progressed more than 20 hearing students had arrived. Many of the deaf also came early. I was able to translate in sign language during the hearing class for the deaf, and to translate in spoken Spanish for the hearing who wanted to stay during the deaf class. We had the class for deaf people to learn more vocabulary and reading skills from 6:30-8:00. By the end of the class more than 25 deaf people had arrived. Several people asked me about translating for the deaf on a regular basis in our church services. Please pray that the deaf who are interested in learning more about the Bible will come the rest of the week and also on Sunday. Pray that God will continue to bless the rest of the four days of our conference, and that God will allow this to be a starting point for a deaf ministry in Tacna.