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01 Dec Posted by in Message from Gary | Comments

Ministry Center, Gospel Bags, Expo

Ministry Center, Gospel Bags, Expo

EXCITING NEWS AND UPDATES!   Home and Ministry Center.  We have been busy searching for a home that is large enough, and the floor plan ideal, for both the office and retreat center–like we had in Oklahoma City.  It was wonderful that we could have a home that was large enough to house our offices […]

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23 Oct Posted by in Message from Gary | 4 comments

Deaf can?!!!

Deaf can?!!!

by Gary Barrett ~  The Deaf and the hearing people of Burkino Faso, Africa were shocked and inspired to see that Deaf people can be used by God. John Gehm shared with me that God did wonderful things as he and the others visited the Deaf school, preached in the hearing church, and shared one […]

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11 Sep Posted by in Message from Gary | 4 comments

Three things remain unchanged

Three things remain unchanged

~ by Gary Barrett It has been an amazing year, actually nine months so far, full of exciting changes.  However, some things have remained unchanged. 1)  My passion.  I’ve been in Deaf ministry for more than 30 years, and I feel no less passionate in my heart today than when God first called me, in […]

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07 Sep Posted by in Message from Gary | 1 comment

Rev. Jimmy Schwyhart’s Obituary and Memorial Video

Rev. Jimmy Schwyhart’s Obituary and Memorial Video

REVEREND JIMMY GENE SCHWYHART, a resident of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, was born January 20, 1956 in Oakland, California, a son of Joseph Leroy Schwyhart and Pansy Mae Nooner. He departed this life Sunday, August 26, 2012 in his home with family by his side in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, at the age of 56 years. Reverend Jimmy […]

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05 Sep Posted by in Message from Gary | 2 comments

Beautiful Hands in Burkina Faso

Beautiful Hands in Burkina Faso

John Gehm along with five other people fly to Africa, Thursday, September 6 on a Deaf Ministry Outreach. The Team will be reaching out to the Deaf community in Burkina Faso, returning home to the United States September 18. Please join in prayer for John Gehm and the rest of the Ministry Team: Robyn Brown, Julie Reis, […]

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28 Aug Posted by in Message from Gary | 6 comments

Well done good and faithful servant

Well done good and faithful servant

Sunday morning, August 26, 2012, Pastor Jimmy Schwyhart went home to be with Jesus. Pastor Jimmy was a co-worker in the Deaf Harvest Field and our dear brother in the Lord. Thousands of people will miss Pastor Jimmy–man of God, man of faith.  When we get the “official obituary” we will share it with you. Janie, […]

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16 Jul Posted by in Message from Gary | Comments

“By My Spirit” says the Lord Almighty

“By My Spirit” says the Lord Almighty

by Gary Barrett ~ Several months has gone by since Rhonda and I arrived in Florida.  The support from friends of this ministry has been amazing–not only financially (all of the moving expenses have been paid in full!), but especially, with words of encouragement and prayer support! We have done much in the “day-to-day business” of […]

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30 May Posted by in Message from Gary | Comments

Really BIG Move!

Really BIG Move!

by Gary Barrett ~ When Rhonda and I took that step to move to Florida it was indeed a big moment of faith.  However, it wasn’t until we arrived that I realized just how big a move this really was.  We covet your ongoing prayers. Great news!  The last Sunday we attended Frontline, our home […]

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16 Apr Posted by in Message from Gary | Comments

New Beginning=Lives Changed

New Beginning=Lives Changed

NEW BEGINNING IN FLORIDA!  Near the end of 2011, God spoke to my heart about great things, even surprising things He had planned in the coming year, 2012…saying, “The past is past, finished, and I am doing a new thing!”  I did not realize at that time “new thing” would include moving. After being in Oklahoma since […]

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05 Apr Posted by in Message from Gary | 6 comments

New Beginning in Florida!

New Beginning in Florida!

After much prayer, and much more prayer, we took the step of faith and listed our home with a real estate agent.  Our home served as the ministry offices and retreat center for DMW.  The “Shalom Lighthouse Cove” sold right away and closed in less than a month.  The Lord worked out every detail smooth […]

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