Dear Friend, It is a pleasure to share this year’s first issue of our quarterly newsletter with you! In the coming months, we will share key developments in how God’s Word is impacting global Deaf communities. In each issue, we will update you with news from Deaf Bible Society, stories of joy from the field, and ways to pray alongside us as this Great Commission initiative unfolds. A lot has happened since we kicked off our new fiscal year in April.… Read More »Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2020 – Issue 1
I want to be able to watch Scripture in my home, in my sign language. I want to teach my children more about the Bible and God’s ways, but for me to be able to train my children to have a greater interest and trust in Jesus, I need to know more about Him myself.
The Institute for Sign Language Engagement and Training (ISLET) at Deaf Bible Society employs solid linguistic and missiological research within sign language communities
In part one of this two-blog series we explained what a sign language Bible is. Now, let’s look at the process of translating the Bible into a sign language, which generally follows these eight steps:.
You may be asking, “What is a sign language Bible?” or “How are sign language Bibles translated?” We invite you to go behind the scenes in this two-part blog series to discover some interesting facts about sign language Bibles.
People who are able to hear begin learning how to read at a very young age. For most children, this means starting with the alphabet and attaching sounds to each letter. From there, they begin piecing together the letters to create words, then the words to form sentences. But for Deaf children, learning to read is a different process. Deaf children can’t hear the sounds in a word, so they have to memorize the sequence of letters as a full… Read More »Why don’t Deaf people just learn to read?