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Why our church should start a Disability Ministry

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Did you know how the vast majority of disability ministries got started? Let me give you a few multiple-choice answers. You pick and see if you are right. Most disability ministries are started by: (A) A pastor with a degree in disability ministry (B) A pastor with a calling from God (C) A contracted worker […]
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Disability Myths

Disability Myth Busters
What is a myth? By definition, it is something fictitious but widely accepted as a fact. Dicitionay.com defines a myth as “an unproved or false collective belief that is used to justify a social institution.” When it comes to disabilities there are numerous myths, or false beliefs, that have been ingrained into humanity from the […]
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There are NO Ugly Ducklings

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Photo courtesy disabilityisbeautiful.com Many are familiar with the 1843 Danish fairy tale “The Ugly Duckling” by Hans Christian Anderson. If you are not familiar with the story here is a synopsis. “When the story begins, a mother duck's eggs hatch. One of the little birds is perceived by the other birds and animals on the […]
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Volunteer Guardians and Your Church

The Guardians of the Galaxy is my favorite Marvel Comics Universe franchise of all time and it is not even close. The many reasons why is a topic for another conversation. Even if you are not familiar with this MCU franchise the meaning behind the name is unmistakable. Don’t you just love the idea of […]
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Isolation Vs. Solitude

We are all eager to put a cap on the year 2020 and move forward. I think we are all hoping for something magical to happen on New Year’s Day 2021. Like the whole mess of 2020 will somehow be behind us. This is probably just a coping mechanism within all of us that is […]
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5 Myths About Disability Ministry

Myth #1: Only Big Churches Have the Resources to Do Disability Ministry Many people believe that having a formal disability ministry is such a big undertaking that only megachurches can do it. This is simply not true. Every church can do something regardless of size. I have had the privilege of working with churches ranging […]
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5 Myths About Disability Ministry

President Ryan Wolfe covers 5 myths about disability ministry.  To download the presentation file used in the training video and the blog post that accompanies the video, click here.
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Disability Ministry Sunday

Many churches over the years have held special Sundays highlighting different ministry areas or community opportunities. Probably the most well known special Sunday is when churches allow their youth ministry to take over. Every element of the service is planned and conducted by the youth of the church. These are great Sundays! They both highlight […]
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Lack of Accessibility Robs People of their Dignity

Photo courtesy of disabilityisbeautiful.com What is dignity? By definition, dignity is the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect. To have a proper understanding of dignity we must understand the difference between respect and dignity. Respect comes from the Latin word respectus, meaning “to look back at.” Acknowledging someone because of their […]
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Baptism Decision Video Resource for Disability Ministry

Baptism Decision Video Resource for Disability Ministry
There is no greater decision that anyone can make in life than to believe in Jesus and be baptized. It is the only decision that we make that can make a difference on where we will spend our eternity. It will either be with Jesus in heaven or separated from Him in hell. So, this […]
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