A Scripture Experience

At a Deaf senior care center, for the first time, the people had the opportunity to receive God’s Word fully in their own language – American Sign Language. As they went through the different Biblical topics, the power of seeing Scripture in their own heart language raised many Biblical questions. It sparked a community discussion for over five hours!

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The Heart of Salvation

Alicia recalls how she felt at that very moment. “When I watched Scripture, for the first time, in my heart language, everything became clear! I felt the power of the Lord’s Word, and I understood what Salvation meant!”

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I Am His Son and He is My Father

Josh * and his father are both strong Christian Deaf men. Everyone who knows them sees similarities reflected in their character. We both agree that God’s Word is beautiful and that it has the power to reach the deepest part of our understanding. Yet my dad and I are different, too.

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The Word Gives Light

Amy was aware that there was a Bible in her first language – American Sign Language (ASL), yet she thought reading the written Scripture in her second language was enough. Until one day when Amy came across a passage in Revelation…

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Live (Stream) It Up!

“Deaf people are not just people who need to be in the ‘Deaf Section,’ or who need sign language interpreters. They are human beings who want to learn about God and what God has done for them [in their own language].”

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Prayer Dependency

Levi* had been a Christian most of his life. Growing up Deaf he was able to watch his Deaf Christian parents model Christian living, but his own experiences seemed limited. It wasn’t until Levi attended a Deaf men’s Christian retreat that he realized that there is a “prayer experience” waiting for each person.

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Cultivating a Life in Christ

Life is like a seed. You water, cultivate the soil, and wait for the sun. But what if there were only seeds? No water. No soil. For Melanie,* a Deaf woman in southern California, her life resembled just that – a packet of seeds. No more, no less. A life of struggle and without direction was all that she knew. Until she met God…

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Come Celebrate Deaf History Month

Most Deaf people never experience the sounds that others take for granted. That might seem like a great disappointment or disadvantage. Yet, Deaf people often take pride in their identity.

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What does prayer mean to you?

We wholeheartedly believe in the power of prayer. That is why we are beginning a 50-Day Prayer Journey, from Easter to Pentecost, to pray for one of the largest unreached people groups. Text the word PRAY to 444999 to join us!

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Another Layer for Deaf Bible Society

Impacting Deaf communities for Christ by providing access to Scripture in sign language has always been Deaf Bible Society’s vision. When that vision emphatically affects the profession of interpreting, and moves the interpreter, it adds another layer.

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Eradicating Bible Poverty

“I’ve never been Deaf; I can only imagine what that would be like. I can’t imagine not only being Deaf, but not even having God’s Word.”

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Just One!

For Evelyn, a Deaf Georgia woman, all she wanted was just one. One accessible Bible. One feasible devotion in her language – American Sign Language (ASL)!

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Hope For Christmas

Deaf Bible Society (DBS) wants to engage Deaf people with the Word of God, so that all come to understand the full meaning of Christmas, not only for December 25, but everyday…

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We Are Together

God wants Deaf people to know that they are not alone, that they don’t have to depend upon the world for answers, but can look to Him; the great creator, for help.

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Led By The Spirit

J.R. Bucklew, president of Deaf Bible Society, knows a thing or two about traveling to the ends of the earth and back. His road of constant travel is in the footsteps of those who have gone before him in order that the Great Commission is fulfilled.

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Superheroes, Not!

We are not superheroes. We are merely super-lovers of the Lord and His Word. Our faith powers our armor and Christ’s love powers our hearts as we reach across borders to a people group who have been kept from God’s Word far too long.

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Cesar’s Story

Throughout his life, Cesar traveled to many countries. He always prayed that God would place him in a ministry where he could evangelize to Deaf people. Being a Deaf believer, he knew statistics proved that most Deaf people around the world have not been exposed to the gospel.

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Deaf Nation World Expo

As I stood at the booth, I was both excited and nervous. We had just caravanned our entire team from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Las Vegas so that we could participate in the 2016 DeafNation World Expo.

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