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Bulldozers started demolishing the 3,000-seat Fuyang Christian Church in Fenan, Anhui province, during a worship service, while congregants were inside.
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Combatting isolation: conference visitors learned about and shared deaf people’s needs
“Dear Church, can you hear me?” conference, Victoria Baptist Church, Eastbourne, 16 September
Why Christians need to learn sign language
Deaf and hearing impaired people are pulling out of church life due to frustration and loneliness because churches don’t offer sign language or use microphones correctly.
This was highlighted by conference visitors who explained how people’s reluctance to make provision for the deaf can lead to their withdrawing from church activities.
The event’s two main speakers, the Church of England’s national adviser on deaf ministry Rev Gill Behenna and deaf Baptist minister Rev Susan Myatt, both opened the event without speaking a word, instead using British Sign Language (BSL).