The Pandemic Time Machine
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The Pandemic Time Machine

“The church must change!” That statement is wrong. The church has changed. The questions are: How much? Are church leaders willing to not only acknowledge but embrace that change, let go of church “as they knew it”, and rechart a new course? How much has the church changed? Let me address the first question in...

Wait, Don’t Stop!
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Wait, Don’t Stop!

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry experience. He previously worked at First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio as their full-time Disability Pastor. He also worked as a Church Consultant for Key...

Bookends
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Bookends

Should we be concerned about “all people” as Christians? Absolutely! Doesn’t Jesus say that he died for “all people”? You bet he did! “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 Didn’t Jesus instruct his followers to make disciples...

How You See Others Matters
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How You See Others Matters

On several occasions in Luke chapter 18, Jesus makes the point that how you view other people matters a great deal. For the sake of this discussion, we will only focus on one of those examples. The Pharisee and the tax collector In this story, Jesus compares to people who would have been viewed as...

Dignity > The Show
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Dignity > The Show

Repetition, repetition, repetition… People repeat themselves for many reasons. A parent repeats themselves trying to get their kids to listen An athlete repeats themselves as they train A person on the autism spectrum routinely displays repetitive behavior and/or speech A person with obsessive-compulsive disorder does things repeatedly God too repeats Himself routinely from cover to...

Masks Aren’t Only For Villians
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Masks Aren’t Only For Villians

It is interesting to see how creative people have gotten with making masks to wear in public. Wait. Stop. Re-read that sentence. What if you were to read this sentence a few months ago before the realities of this global pandemic had set in? You would think you were in some off base episode of...

IndispensABLE Leader Gathering – May 14, 2020
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IndispensABLE Leader Gathering – May 14, 2020

President Ryan Wolfe hosts the first IndispenseABLE Disability Ministry Leader Gathering via Zoom. To sign up for the next meeting, please visit http://indispensableconference.com. “God is calling us to move away from worshipping celebrity pastors, from practicing consumeristic Christianity, and from turning religion into a spectator sport. God is calling us to move towards compassion, action,...

Wonderful Things
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Wonderful Things

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry experience. He previously worked at First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio as their full-time Disability Pastor. He also worked as a Church Consultant for Key...

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6 Tips on Teaching

President Ryan Wolfe covers 6 helpful tips on teaching within disability ministry.  To download the presentation and blog post mentioned in the video, click here. Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry...

Top 10 Binge Worthy Disability Themed Lists
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Top 10 Binge Worthy Disability Themed Lists

So, you are quarantined, now what? We wanted to put together a fun list of disability-themed stories, shows, podcasts, and books for you to check out. Top 10 Disability Related Bible Stories John 9: Jesus & The Man Born Blind Exodus 4: Moses & The Lord Psalm 139: Wonderfully Made Luke 14: Jesus & Parable...