Translation Consultant-in-Training (CIT) & Administrative Support
John and Jennifer Samson joined DOOR International in 2019. They are currently in the Partnership Development stage and are preparing to go to Kenya to serve in the first half of 2020. John has a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University and an M.A. in Theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently finishing an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of North Dakota focusing on sign languages. John has been involved in the Deaf community and learning American Sign Language since 2013. He is preparing to serve in Kenya as an Exegetical Assistant to the translation teams. Jennifer graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2012 with a B.A. in Linguistics. She has been involved with the Deaf community and using ASL all her life due to having a Deaf sister. Previously, she set up an educational ministry for Deaf refugees in Fort Worth, Texas. Currently, she has been working as a professional interpreter since 2014 and as a missionary to international students in Texas with the ministry International Students Incorporated (ISI). She will be serving alongside John in Kenya.
Your financial partnership with John and Jennifer will provide critical support and resources for sign language Bible translation and Deaf church planting projects worldwide. Please pray about how you might partner with them in prayer, encouragement, and financial giving.