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Embracing Freedom: Reflections on Disability, Jesus, and the 4th of July

We asked AI to write a blog post for us based on: disability, Jesus, freedom, and the 4th of July. How do you think it did? As we approach the 4th of July, a day marked by fireworks, barbecues, and celebrations of freedom, it’s important to reflect on what freedom truly means in its deepest, […]
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Simple Sensory Tools for Disability Ministry

Simple Sensory Tools for your Disability Ministry. To the right of the text is shown a variety of brightly colored sensory and fidget items.
The team at Overcomer Ministries put together a fantastic 8-video series that covers some fantastic sensory tools and tips that will benefit any disability ministry. Sensory Tools: Get Started Sensory Tools: Fidgets Sensory Tools: Wiggle Seats Sensory Tools: Headphones Sensory Tools: Kick Bands Sensory Tools: Weighted Items Sensory Tools: Visual Timers Sensory Tools: Self-Control Strategies […]
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Setting Up Volunteers For Success

A headshot of Ryan Wolfe. To the left it reads Ability Ministry, Ryan Wolfe, Setting Up Volunteers for Success
We love nothing more than spending time with our faithful supporting churches. Ability Ministry President, Ryan Wolfe, did just that last weekend with Second Church of Christ in Danville, IL. It was a busy and fruitful day. Ryan gave mission updates in five different services, ran three training sessions after church, and spent time with […]
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Let’s See Your Baptism Photos

A photo of a man and woman baptizing a young man in an outdoor baptismal pool.
Baptism is not the finish line. Baptism is the starting line to the rest of your life of being a Christian and Christ follower. We have begun developing a new resource for disability ministries: Beyond Baptism, which helps you and your disability ministry with the beginning of their faith journey. This resource will be the […]
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Biblical Terms in American Sign Language

Biblical Terms In Asl3
The Deaf Millennial Project put together these two awesome videos which have been made available via Shine On: Tim Tebow Foundation. Biblical Terms in American Sign Language: Part 1 Biblical Terms In American Sign Language: Part 2
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One Tough Cookie: DATC 2024

One Tough Cookie: How do I convince church leadership of the need to start a disability ministry?
At the Disability and the Church Conference, during a breakout session with Ryan Wolfe, we got to witness two of the most amazing and fun volunteers. Christine Boyle played the role of a parent/advocate wanting to establish a disability ministry and Charlotte played the role of a pastor or church leader pushing back on the […]
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Not Less Than

Not Less Than
Do you remember “not less than” from your days in school studying mathematics? If you need a refresher the symbol is above. It would be used in equations to declare that one number was not less than another. You are probably more familiar with the mathematical equations’ “less than” symbol. For example, A < B […]
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Disability and the Church Conference

Treasures Blog Post
Ryan Wolfe recently spoke at the Key Ministry Disability and the Church Conference, hosted by Calvary Orlando. If you would like Ryan Wolfe to speak to your organization, church, or at a conference, please contact us. To learn more about the Disability and the Church conference, click here.
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Should we use the term special needs?

Should we use the term special needs?
Great video from Key Ministry! Beth Golik offers five points to consider on the language of disability.
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Podcast: Sex and Disability Ministry

Lets Talk About Sex - Podcast Episode 11
We have an open and candid discussion about sex and disability ministry. Do churches shy away from this subject? Is it better taught in a class or one-on-one? How do you even start talking about this with your group? We also talk through three real-world scenarios based on incidents Ryan experienced during his time as […]
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