Deaf Ministry

This month we would like to introduce you to our newest Mission UpReach employees, Digna Mejia and Blanca Giron.  These two beautiful women are deaf.  They first came to us as students in our deaf school for adults, ESPERO.  They both completed the 7th grade...

ESPERO Deaf School Celebrates Year End and Graduation This month we celebrated the 6th grade graduation of 5 of our deaf adults. Here in Honduras, graduating from the 6th grade is a huge milestone.  The graduation celebration also served as the closing ceremony of the school,...

One of the many benefits of our deaf school for adults is that we have helped the deaf come out of isolation and have taught them a common language. It’s amazing to witness how having a language and being surrounded by others who understand that...

Each Monday, during the month of August, our deaf students learned fundamental basketball skills. For many of them, this was their first experience playing any sport. They took their training very seriously and look forward to the next opportunity to learn more about basketball. Having...

“When I was little, I knew about God. I guess I always knew, but I never understood. I even went to church but since I couldn’t hear, it seemed useless to me, so I stopped going; it wasn’t worth my time. No one helped me...

Enrique is a Mexican national who is originally from the Distrito Federal more commonly known as Mexico City. He is deaf and he has spent the last three years training in the Sunset International Biblical Institute to become an evangelist to the deaf. He is...

Imagine what it would be like to not have the ability to communicate the many thoughts, feelings, and questions you have. Imagine what it would be like to live in a community that mistook your behaviors due to your inability to hear or talk as...

It has been more than a year and half since we began to have deaf people visit our church services regularly. During that time, there have been ten adults that almost never miss worship or Bible study. Matt and Hannah Bridges, Abbie Wilson and others...

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