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Do NOT Worry!

In our faith journey, we can at times be guilty of wondering where God is. The truth is that it is not God who is absent, but rather us. We drift away. We fall out of spiritual practices. We give in to things like worry. It is not difficult to find yourself in a full-blown […]
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Interview with Grace Church: Universal-Sized Changing Table

Interview with Grace Church: Universal-Sized Changing Table
Once we shared the photos from Grace Church‘s new universal-sized changing table, we received a lot of positive feedback and questions. As with anything relating to disability ministry, there is no such thing as one size fits all. What may work for one community may not work for another. However, making your building more accessible […]
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Curriculum, Adaptations, and More

Curriculum, Adaptations, and More
President Ryan Wolfe recently spoke with the Disability Ministry Network in Minnesota via Zoom about curriculum, adaptations, and various methods to improve your disability ministry classroom experience. Resources mentioned in the video:
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Podcast: Disability Is Beautiful

Beauty Belongs to Everyone logo stacked on top of the Start With Hello logo. Next to that, it reads Episode 10, Disability is Beautiful
In this episode, Ryan and Jason discuss Disability Is Beautiful, a stock photography resource for and by the disability community. 1 in 5 people in the world live with a disability, so it shouldn’t be difficult to find lots of images to represent this. However, that’s not always the case. Because beauty belongs to everyone, […]
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Two Teps

Two steps
Two steps. That’s really all I had to climb. I had climbed those steps hundreds upon hundreds of times before, but this time I had to think about it. I began to think about it Friday when I was getting x-rays on my often injured ankle. I thought about it again Saturday as I prepared […]
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Invited In with Christine Boyle

Invited In with Christine Boyle - Where Disability and Faith Meet
Recently, President Ryan Wolfe was a guest on Invited In with Christine Boyle – Where Disability and Faith Meet. “Ryan shares how with tremendous care and intentionality he began and has sustained his remarkable journey in disability ministry. He gives tangible and practical ways to serve and meet the unique needs of the disability community, […]
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Podcast: Equipping Volunteers for Disability Ministry

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In this episode, we discuss all things volunteers. Specifically, how do you train and prepare volunteers for disability ministry, what tools and resources are available to make sure they are biblically grounded, how to prevent burnout, as well as Ryan’s top picks for the free resources you should start with. Listen to the episode here: […]
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Podcast: Tales From Consulting

Tales from Consulting, in bright green slime font.
Have you ever heard this given as a reason why a church has no disability ministry? “We don’t have a disability ministry at our church because there aren’t any people here with a disability.” Perhaps you have even said that yourself. Ryan Wolfe, president and executive director of Ability Ministry joins the conversation today to […]
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Standing Still Isn’t an Option | Next Level 2024

A notebook checklist that leaves no check mark next to disability ministry.
What is the Next Level Conference? The Next Level Conference is a Leadership Conference for pastors, elders, church leaders, and volunteers. The theme this year is “Standing Still Isn’t an Option” and we could not agree more. The conference will help church leaders understand how to successfully navigate the inevitable reality of change in ministry. […]
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Build a Bunker or Buckle Up!

The entrance to a concrete bunker in the woods.
If you thought 2020 and the few years following were wild you had better buckle up. 2024 is stepping up to the plate and saying hold my beer. Let’s look at a few things that have already happened in the first week of 2024 or will happen soon. Hopefully, you won’t read this and think […]
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Because Jesus' table is accessible for everyone...

We desire to see the Church make room for all people affected by disability. To fully participate. To fully partner. To fully lead.

We exist to equip and empower the 25% of the population with a disability, their families, and their churches to become who God has created them to be.
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