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Gallaudet University, the world's only university for the deaf, located in Washington, D.C., also boasts one of the few missionaries to deaf people.
Bob Rhoads, 40, leads a ministry at Gallaudet for Campus Crusade for Christ, and helps make "faith in Jesus" possible for the deaf, according to a recent article published on CCCi's website.
"A lot of deaf people think Christianity is just for hearing people," says Tami Jo Aanrud, a sophomore at Gallaudet, but Rhoads teaches students "about a faith that goes beyond hearing.
"Many deaf people experience isolation in church, without someone to explain what is going on, and according to Deaf Missions, less than 2 percent of deaf people are Christians.
Overcoming barriers posed by the physical incapacity to hear, the deaf ministry conducts bible studies, praises, and prays in sign language.
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