I just wanted to get everyone's opinion on how well they think this church could prosper. My girlfriend does not want to start this church, because she insists under the bible the man is suppose to lead and women are not suppose to be ministers. After much convincing she is willing to minister after all if I minister with her and I am ahead of her church. I got this idea about a year ago when I first started dating her. A lot of people see men ministers, but a women who is a little person( 3' 10") and deaf who is a minister now that is something most people aren't use to seeing. People are attracted to something that is unique, and this most definitely is unique. The great thing is she wasn't born deaf, became deaf at age 22. So she can speak english as well as you and I. She also is fluent in American Sign Language and has a national certification in it which I am told is the hardest certification to get. So I was thinking she could give oral sermons while signing so both hearing and deaf people could enjoy her sermons. She really doesn't want to be the minister, she thinks only men are allowed to under God. She doesn't seem to understand though I am not a novelty to look at and am just a man like every other minister in the US. How many 3'10" deaf women ministers are there in the US? She is a novelty people will want to flock to see her minister. I also think she could be a bestseller author, and make a lot of money off of her books . I could never be a bestseller author, but she could. People will want to buy self-help , spirtual guidence books from a minister who might be one of a kind in the whole United States? She could testify how God has lived in her life and worked his miracles in her life. It is rather amazing she is still alive with the 20+ surgies she had done to fight the effects of dwarfism on her fragile spine and skeleton. She insists she doesn't want to make any money off of this ministry that it is only for God, but I try to tell her it's perfectly acceptable for ministers to make a living off of their church. She barely makes enough money now to prevent herself from becoming homeless. So what do you think, think the church could be a success ?