Founder of Adventist Deaf ministry dies at 89

Arthur Griffith, who lost his hearing during a childhood illness, was a pioneering leader of the Adventist Church’s Deaf ministries. Some church leaders hope to increase outreach to the Deaf community, an often ignored and misunderstood subculture. [photos courtesy ADM] Arthur Griffith once created Bible study movies for Deaf people by setting up a movie camera he could operate with a makeshift foot pedal

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  1. Vhugala Nemubvumoni, 30 March, 2010

    Someone says James whites is the founder of Sabbath school Lessons when he was walking for long distance and then he rest and start to write under the tree

  2. Stanley tonui, 08 June, 2010

    Our love adventist deaf.Please you come see work deaf in kenya well

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