Deaf churches and ministries today face a crisis in reaching Deaf and hard of hearing young people. As the end of the twentieth century approached, we stood at the brink of a dispersed and completely secularized Deaf culture. The influence and impact of the Christian faith—any religious belief system for that matter—had been greatly diminished. Fortunately, this is not the end of the story.
With the advent of the twenty-first century, a renewed, growing spirit of spirituality and unity spread across the Deaf community, particularly among youth and young adults, that resulted in what could be described as a revival like one not seen in decades. The question in this book is presented and addressed: what are the essential principles for ministry with and to this next generation?