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How to Schedule a Year of Disability Ministry Curriculum

A woman meticulously writing on a piece of paper with a pen, creating a detailed schedule for the upcoming year of Disability Ministry Curriculum.
Recently, our friends over at Shine Disability Ministry with Southeast Christian Church wrapped up scheduling a year of curriculum. I have been saving this along the way in hopes of sharing it with you all as an idea of how you can implement our disability ministry curriculum throughout the year. January | Tastes Like Chicken […]
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Don’t Bury Your Head in the Sand!

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How do you handle overwhelming news? There are three typical responses to overwhelming news. First, it is to allow it to overwhelm you by hyper-focusing on it. Second, is to do the exact opposite and to attempt to ignore it by burying your head in the sand. Neither response is a healthy response. The third […]
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Confirming Your Calling

Two men confirming their calling in a wooded area.
Have you ever felt that nudge from God? Sometimes it is a gentle push and other times it is like a sledgehammer upside the back of your head! Regardless, you know in your heart that you have a decision to make. Will I muster the courage to step forward into the calling from God or […]
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The Unseen Battle

Unseen battle.
Many choose to live in a state of blissful ignorance to the fact that there is a daily battle for the possession of their eternal souls. No apologies for the heaviness of this topic. In fact, I long for the days when preachers would work a little fire and brimstone into their sermons. Today most […]
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Podcast: Tightropes, wheelbarrows, duct tape, tic-tac-toe, and your ministry

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In this episode of Start With Hello: Conversations About Disability, Jason discusses a fun way to review lessons in your classroom and ways to modify the activity based on your group. Resources in this episode:
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Press Start

A text message that says, hey call when you've got a minute, we have a kid down - Press Start.
“Hey, call me when you’ve got a minute. We have a kid with Down syndrome who started coming to church. What kind of stuff do we need in our class for them?” “Can I share contact info with our children’s pastor? Our kindergarten class has twins with autism and the pastor is overwhelmed and unsure […]
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Puzzles and Fruit of the Spirit

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For those of you who have taught disability ministry, I am hoping that I am not alone in the feeling I am about to describe here. I can recall several times when I was up in front of the classroom, teaching our teen disability class at church, only to look out and get the feeling […]
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AI, Chatbots, and Disability Ministry

Would you like to explore our AI-powered Chatbots for our Disability Ministry programs?
I try to limit my time on Facebook as much as possible. In fact, my screen time limit on my phone is set to just 10 minutes. I figure that is more than enough time on the average day. When I decide to use Facebook, I do my best to focus on using it as […]
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Disability Ministry Curriculum Catalog

Curriculum catalog for disability ministry.
We have developed, and continue to develop, a wide variety of disability ministry curriculum to prayerfully apply to any class setting. We began by offering our “traditional” curriculum, which is our way of say it is PowerPoint-driven, for both adults and children. When we develop curriculum for adults, it is written for adults. We never […]
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Review: The Brick Bible

Review: The Brick Bible and New Testament.
What is the Brick Bible? It is a retelling of the Bible using Legos by Brendan Powell Smith released by Skyhorse Publishing in 2001. The Brick Bible covers many of the Bible’s main stories and even some lesser-known stories beautifully depicted in 1,400 different illustrations over 576 full-color pages. Text is based on translations using […]
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