Finding a home church to attend regularly is a daunting task. There are 10 things that you should look for when trying to find the right Deaf church in your local community. These qualities will help you to find your home church, a place to call your own. CommunityA church community will nurture your growth and walk with you. You need to experience a warm environment, be with people who love others, and want to know you more. They need… Read More »Finding Your Deaf Access Home Church
Transcript At Deaf Bible Society, we believe that the Great Commission is true for all people, including those who are Deaf. We believe that Deaf people have a right to access the Bible in their sign languages, providing opportunity for life transformation and a personal relationship with God and community within the church. Of the more than 350 identified sign language communities, only one has access to all 66 books of the Bible. More than 58 million Deaf people… Read More »Who is Deaf Bible Society?
Transcript I want to take this opportunity to let you know 8 reasons why Deaf ministry is so important. Most Deaf don’t have access to a Bible or even portions of Scripture because their language is visual and not based on written words around the world. Currently, around the world, there is no complete Bible in any signed translation. The ASLV (American Sign Language Version) started in the fall of 1970. Soon the completion of the ASLV is set for… Read More »8 Reasons Why Deaf Ministry is Important
Transcript These 5 simple ways can help you become an advocate for Deaf people in your own circle of influence! Be Aware and Share Educate yourself about Deaf culture, search for ways to learn sign language, and share with others what you’ve learned. This brings light and truth to many misperceptions about Deaf people groups and their sign languages. Local schools and universities offer sign language classes and Deaf social events to help you practice. Present what you learn at… Read More »How to Advocate for Deaf People
Transcript Hey, I want to take this opportunity to tell you about 5 ways to improve church services for Deaf people. #1, Switch out an English written Bible with the ASLV or CBT when showing Bible verses. #2, When using PowerPoint or slide presentations, switch out the words on the screen with icons or pictures to help Deaf people visualize the content. #3, Deaf Harbor has an awesome selection of songs and verses to use so that the Deaf audience… Read More »5 Ways to Improve Church Services for Deaf People