The Line in the Sand
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The Line in the Sand

I think a lot about this photo that I took at Camp Freedom. To the average viewer, it is most likely your typical camp beach photo loaded with sunshine, happy clouds, and happier people. I am not here to dispute that, because the photo is certainly all of that to me as well. Yet, if...

Meet Adam Bryant
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Meet Adam Bryant

We are excited to introduce to you Adam Bryant, an illustrator, and animator who was brought on board to help bring one of our upcoming projects to life. Adam, who was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at 11 years old, is an award-winning artist and graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design. More recently, Adam...

8 Tips for New Disability Ministry Teachers
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8 Tips for New Disability Ministry Teachers

I attended a disability ministry volunteer training session at my church, Southeast Christian, recently and it was brought to my attention that we have now been in the new Shine Suite for over a year now.  This is significant for a variety of reasons, however, the one that hit home with me the most was...

Strategies for Engagement
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Strategies for Engagement

President Ryan Wolfe talks to disability ministry volunteers at Southeast Christian Church about strategies for engagement in their classes. See also: Fun Time Fillers Bible Recommendations Jason MorrisonJason joins the Ability Ministry team and brings over 20 years of graphic design and marketing experience to the table. He has handled projects from local start-up businesses...

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Navigating the Land In-Between

Disability ministry volunteer training from Ability Ministry President Ryan Wolfe at Southeast Christian Church. Jason MorrisonJason joins the Ability Ministry team and brings over 20 years of graphic design and marketing experience to the table. He has handled projects from local start-up businesses to publicly owned internationally based companies, including a Shark Tank company. Jason...

Fun Disability Ministry Class Activity on a Budget
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Fun Disability Ministry Class Activity on a Budget

Run out of ideas for a fun activity for your disability ministry class?  Need something that is fun for everyone and won’t break the bank? I was in the same boat this last week for the teen class at Southeast Christian Church.  There are many activities we can all participate in that are fun, however,...

Trivia Night: Getting Men Involved in Disability Ministry
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Trivia Night: Getting Men Involved in Disability Ministry

When I first got started with disability ministry, it was not a grand calling.  I did not wake up in the middle of the night with a vision from God who provided a clear direction for ministry.  My introduction to truly serving the disability community was far less extravagant.  Mary Tatum, who runs the Shine...

Memory Verse Scramble Activity
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Memory Verse Scramble Activity

Finding a creative and inclusive activity that brings the entire classroom together while at the same time, incorporates the weekly lesson isn’t always super easy to come up with. In our teen class at Southeast Christian Church, our group seems to really enjoy the hands-on activities.  I am always looking to find ways that we...

Sometimes It’s OK to Throw Things at Church
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Sometimes It’s OK to Throw Things at Church

There was a small part of me that was hesitant to even type those words. It should go without saying that the last action we want to encourage in our ministries is throwing an object. However, here is an instance where I feel we can bend the rules just a tad. In the teen special...

Start With Hello – Free Wallpaper
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Start With Hello – Free Wallpaper

Free Wallpaper A while back, we hosted a fun contest to find the best disability awareness phrase.  “Start With Hello” topped the list, and by all accounts, was loved by everyone who participated.  For those that love this phrase and want to keep it with them on a daily basis, we put together some wallpaper...