Muslim Man Gives His Life to Christ After Church Sign Language Translator Shares the Gospel

By Samuel Smith, Christian Post On January 10, 2017

A Muslim man who is deaf gave his life to Christ after a friend invited him to a Christian church where he was introduced to a sign language translation of the Scriptures for the first time.

According to Florida-based Wycliffe Associates, one of the world's leading Bible translation organizations, a Muslim man referred to by the name Ayo recently left Islam and accepted Christianity after attending a Wycliffe outreach event hosted by one of their church partners in a country that hasn't been named for security reasons.

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"I know God used my friend to invite me to church today," Ayo was quoted as saying, according to Wycliffe Associates' online blog. "I have never been to a Christian church before. I have grown up as a Muslim. I mostly go to the mosque with my family; I have to, since my family expects me to. But, as you know, there is nothing that I gain by attending the prayers."

Ayo, who is the only deaf member of his family, explained that the problem he encountered while attending services at a mosque was that nobody at his mosque could converse with him in sign language. He added that no one at the mosque "cares about teaching me."


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