Deaf

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.

Chocolate Milk

Deaf people’s access to the Bible is like incomplete chocolate milk. Please come and find out why Deaf people need better access.

Beacon of Hope

The Deaf Estonian community waited 18 years to have access to the book of Mark in Estonian Sign Language. Can you imagine waiting this long?

The Big Five with Five Ways to Praise!

Celebrating The Big Five with Five Ways to Praise!

Around the world, Deaf people celebrate the Lord in different ways! 
You can praise the Lord, too, in the language that speaks most to your heart. Psalm 150 gives us five ways to do that.

Celebrating The Big Five with Five Good Things!

One way American Deaf people show their love for something is to kiss their clenched fist. It’s called “Kissfist.” As we look back on the milestones, we can’t help but “Kissfist” five areas of growth through the Lord.

Five Accomplishments!

Celebrating The Big Five with Five Accomplishments!

Successful teams, partners, and advocates build strong relationships when trust is cultivated, patience is practiced, and empowerment is given. It is a journey that has multiple paths but is never walked alone.