Praying in Sign Language? A response to Dr. Shabir Ally

In July of 2016 a watcher of “Let The Quran Speak”, a weekly talk-show that promotes understanding and appreciation of Islam and Muslims in Canada, submitted a question to Dr. Shabir Ally the president of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International in Toronto. The Question read, “If a deaf Muslim cannot speak or prefers […]

Mission Network News: How the Gospel confronts Deaf marginalization

https://www.mnnonline.org/news/how-the-gospel-confronts-deaf-marginalization/ International (MNN) — Deaf people in societies throughout history have dealt with severe oppression. This marginalization of the Deaf is called Audism — discrimination against a person based on their ability to hear. The history of Audism has taken some dark turns. In Nazi Germany, more than 17,000 Deaf Germans were sterilized. Until about 60 years ago, […]

A Useless Commentary

We all know that bible study tools are extremely helpful, but what if I were to tell you that creating a new Bible commentary would be totally useless? One of the hats that I get to wear, as the president of Deaf Bible Society, is the advocacy hat. Many times, as I am out building […]

Can I confess with my hands that Jesus is Lord?

My verse of the day is Romans 10:9-10 which says “…because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.”  […]

Deaf Bible Society Born

    International (MNN)- Since Faith Comes By Hearing creates audio Bibles, it seemed there was no way to reach out to the deaf community. But, they found a solution by launching a Deaf Bible App in 2012. “The Deaf Bible App, today, has about 16 languages in it, over 500,000 users worldwide–just tremendous distribution,” […]