Alabama Baptist Deaf churches held their annual conference — Alabama Baptist Conference of the Deaf — March 3–5 at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center in Talladega.
The annual conference is part family reunion, part continuing education for those who are Deaf and those who serve in Deaf ministry. The event features an adult track and a track for teens, JrABCD. About 75 people attended this year’s conference.
Steve Dye, Deaf ministry catalyst consultant for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, explained that language issues are the main reason a separate conference is important.
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This article was originally published at TheAlabamaBaptist.org.