I love seeing glimmers of God's grace and mercy in the news. One example? Tidbits from secular research that God has allowed to be revealed to serve us well in ministry.
Disabilities in kids increasingly non-physical Initial steps for church accessibility often include ramps and wide hallways. And that's very good, but this article is a reminder not to stop there. Disabilities are often not physical and not even visible.
Sisters are the best therapists "Sadly, it took me a while to let my guard down and fall in love with Polly.
Polly’s older sisters led the way."
5 Keys to Building Healthy Volunteer Teams Useful for all ministry areas, including special needs ministry.
Suffering is a gift "Regardless, I see this cancer as a gift.
The reason, I believe, that I was able to come around on the news within a day was this: my theology prepared me for it."
Leading an Inclusion Initiative This posts includes one participant's notes from this special needs ministry session at the recent Orange Conference.
This past November, I had the privilege of meeting Meaghan Wall and observing the special needs ministry she leads at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX. And I remember her sharing these words with me then, as I wished I had a pencil to jot them down. Now I have something even better: a video! In her words, what does it take to serve in special needs ministry?