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 […]

For Such A Time As This

It was around the year 1439 when Johannes Gutenberg began to work on something that would be revolutionary for the world. His invention of mechanical movable type printing changed the way information was shared for hundreds of years! This and other advancements led up to more efficient bulk printing and began to carry education and […]

His Word to the nations…

This past week I had the privilege of representing Deaf Bible at the Forum of Bible Agencies North America conference in Niagara Falls, Canada. This was a big event for me because there were going to be several representatives of Deaf ministries present, and there has never been this kind of representation of Deaf ministry […]

Same Continent, Worlds Apart

Same Continent, Worlds Apart These brothers go through so much for the sake of making God’s Word available to their people     India~ Yep I’m Here  It was quite late in the evening when I landed at Bengaluru airport just North of Bangalore, India. Sounds and sights were what I had initially expected, but […]

My time in Sri Lanka

Preparation Where do I even begin? I suppose it all starts months back when we were in a meeting at Deaf Bible’s home office in Albuquerque, NM. We were discussing FOBAI’s (Forum of Bible Agencies International) desire to have the inaugural meeting for the Deaf and Sign Language Development Group. I don’t think I knew […]

New Year’s Resolutions

So it is a new year and it seems everyone is coming up with their new year’s resolutions. Well when I normally fight against this time of year when most make vain attempts at something which is not intended or just probably won’t last. I ended up listening to John Piper’s Podcast in which he […]