Deaf access

This Is My Story: Elizabeth’s Testimony

Elizabeth is a Deaf Nigerian who came to America for education. In addition, God led her to have access to the Scriptures. This is her story!

Cake and Testimonies All Around!

After 18 years of waiting and with limited translation resources, an interdenominational team celebrated completion of the Gospel of Mark. Their work was bolstered by cross-referencing the American Sign Language Version Bible (ASLV), completed in 2020 and now an invaluable resource as the world’s first full Bible in sign langauge.

Treacherous Travel, Persistent Progress

The translation team, when able, travels more than 8 hours one way on treacherous roads from North Ghana to South Ghana where 90 percent of the country’s of the Deaf community lives. Despite the difficulty, the team is encouraged by early responses to sign language Scriptures from the Gospel of Luke. A hoped-for relocation would cut their travel time in half as translation work continues.

God’s Love Revealed to ‘Hidden’ People

From childhood, the Deaf in El Salvador are often hidden from sight — pushed to the margins of society by family shame, lack of education, poverty, and underemployment. But the sign language translation of 30 Bible stories is beginning to change the narrative for Deaf people as they gain access to see and share God’s love.

Taste of His Love!

A translation team member said, “…is it not time for the Deaf?” A Deaf Tanzanian man received access to the Gospel through his heart language. Here is his story.

Why a Sign Language Bible?

Why a Sign Language Bible?

If you give someone a written Bible, can I trust that they will read it? Not always. But, if I provide them with the ASLV, will they watch it? Absolutely!

My name is Osman, this is my story.

My Name is Osman, and This Is My Story

Osman tells his story of growing up in Ukraine, being a person of color and Deaf, and finding God despite struggling to understand the written Bible. Now, part of a translation team, Osman is on a journey to see God’s Word in his sign language!

Words of Life

I remember life when I was young. I went to church, but the sermons were too difficult to understand. I thought it was because I wasn’t smart enough.

She is a Truth Pursuer!

Truth Pursuer

Watch Mary tell her story in American Sign Language of how she immigrated from China to America. Mary knows different languages, yet it was the American Sign Language Version Bible that spoke to her heart.