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At #Passion2019, we were given the opportunity to help bring the story of Jesus to the 70 million deaf people around the...Posted by Passion Conferences on Friday, January 4, 2019
While some young people gathered for football games and holiday celebrations, almost 40,000 college students gathered for something very different and very special. Fox News reports the Passion 2019 conference had a new twist this year that will benefit deaf individuals around the globe.
Global ambassador for Passion conferences Brad Jones explained what the annual conference is all about. “Passion is more than an event; we exist to see this generation live for what matters most—for us, that’s the fame of Jesus.”
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But Passion students do more than go to the conference. They also raise funds.
In prior years the students raised $8.3 million to help fight modern day slavery. This year they added another cause to the list.
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On Facebook, the group announced the amazing thing they had achieved. They were able to raise $448,370.41 “to help bring the story of Jesus to the 70 million deaf people around the globe.”
They took on this project because “Many in this community cannot read and have no access to God’s Word.” Fox News reported that the funds will go to the Deaf Bible Society.
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The money will be used for the Hope in Every Language campaign. This campaign helps with the funding and distribution of “the stories of Jesus into the unique sign language to areas that haven’t been reached.”
Countries that will benefit include Cuba, Columbia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Myanmar, the Philippines, Russia, South Africa, South...
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