Fox 34 News in Lubbock, Texas, reports:
“It’s really helpful for them because the deaf sometimes are excluded from most involvement and activities, because they are deaf and they cannot communicate with hearing people,” Interpreter Matthew Benfield said.
Benfield is not deaf. But he learned sign language in college when he realized he wanted to help.
“I believe that God gives to all man abilities and talents,” Benfield said. “And he expects us to use them for His service. Because I can help, and I see the need for interpreters here.”
“I entered here at SIBI to become a preacher, a future preacher for the deaf. To help deaf people to know about God,” Cantrell said.