Deaf Bible Making a Change to Reach 75% of Deaf Community for Christ

Deaf(MNN) There are over 400 different sign languages worldwide, but less than 1% have a complete translation of the Bible. Millions are part of the deaf community, and yet, more than half remain illiterate.

It’s fair to say the deaf community is one of the largest unreached people groups in the world.

But, Deaf Bible Society is making a change to address nearly 80% of the community by the year 2025.

In certain cultures, deaf people are looked at negatively. They are seen as slow or even demon-possessed. Parents will often times cut them off from society, keep children from school, and hide them from sight. In some cases, they will abandon the child altogether.

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