Pastor Dirk Venter
|As a child of deaf parents Dirk has been rendering Sign Language Interpreting services since the tender age of 12. As a youngster he interpreted mainly at church and religious events. Today Dirk has a vast experience of interacting with Deaf in all walks of life.
Dirk is the founding member and Managing Director of DEAF Friendly. As an ordained pastor of the AFM of SA he is a pioneer of Deaf to Deaf ministry and has been involved with the development, particularising and presentation of Theological, and other, training material for the Deaf. He focuses on Church Planting and the development and the continuous support of deaf pastors and those whom they serve.
Dirk has been married to Elize since 1993. The couple has 3 children and the whole family shares his passion and vision.
Dirk loves God and has dedicated his life in service of the Deaf.
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