Vision Drives Everything
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Vision Drives Everything

“Where there is no vision, the people perish; but happy is he who keeps the teaching.” Proverbs 29:18 MEV These are strong words! Vision is vitally important in our lives and our churches. Without a strong vision, we tend to flounder, lose purpose, and ultimately be led astray. What exactly is a vision? I like...

“A Taste of __________.” Event Idea
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“A Taste of __________.” Event Idea

Disability Ministry Event that promotes fun, awareness, inclusion, and volunteer recruitment (even volunteer recruitment of men at your church)! Many years ago, when my wife and I lived in Cincinnati, OH we loved attending all the different suburbs “Taste of” events. For example, a “Taste of Blue Ash” was in a suburb just north of...

50 Disability Ministry Words of Wisdom
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50 Disability Ministry Words of Wisdom

50 Words of wisdom gained from years of Disability Ministry adventures The disability community is the largest unreached people group in the world The disability community is the only mission field that exists in every community You do not have to travel over an ocean to “go on mission” reaching the disability community for Christ...

Fight for your Flock
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Fight for your Flock

There is a multitude of reasons why people have disengaged: rational and irrational fears and people taking legitimate caution are probably the two that would be the most talked-about and accepted. I believe however the real reason why people have disengaged lies in a lack of true pre-pandemic relational connections. If people are connected to...

Shine On: Tim Tebow Foundation
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Shine On: Tim Tebow Foundation

In 2015 the Tim Tebow Foundation launched the first Night to Shine proms. These events are truly unforgettable experiences centered on God’s love for people with special needs. In 2021 the Night to Shine prom movements has reached over 700 churches, in 30+ countries, celebrating more than 100,000 kings and queens. While families and churches...

Disability Ministry Done Right
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Disability Ministry Done Right

Have you ever heard of the word GIDER? No, it is not the first part of the well-known Larry the Cable Guy’s saying, “GIT-R-Done!” Though it is something every local church should “get done.” If you are a Scrabble pro and you are tempted to grab your dictionary let me save you the time. You...

Names > Numbers
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Names > Numbers

“What’s the number of the day? What’s the number of the day? The number of the day is…” I can still hear the Count from Sesame Street singing this intro song. Listening with anticipation wondering what the number of the day was going to be on this next episode. Over and over again I watched...

Ministry Reimagined
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Ministry Reimagined

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...

Volunteer Guardians and Your Church
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Volunteer Guardians and Your Church

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...

Volunteer Guardians and Your Church
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Volunteer Guardians and Your Church

Did you know that people affected by disability are abused and neglected at a higher rate than any other people group in the entire world? While that is a gut punch you may be wondering what you could possibly do about it? There is an answer! Proverbs 31:8 commands us to, “Speak up for those...