Meet Adam Bryant
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Meet Adam Bryant

We are excited to introduce to you Adam Bryant, an illustrator, and animator who was brought on board to help bring one of our upcoming projects to life. Adam, who was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at 11 years old, is an award-winning artist and graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design. More recently, Adam...

IndispensABLE South Florida
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IndispensABLE South Florida

Pastors and Leaders Conference for South Florida Churches October 16, 2021 This is a free digital product and includes the following: Video recording of the online gathering Ryan Wolfe’s Powerpoint presentation file Download the video recording and Powerpoint presentation for free here. Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals...

The Question of Disability
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The Question of Disability

Why does disability exist in creation? This is a big and deep question that not all agree upon. Most have the wrong approach to this conversation viewing disability as only a negative or something bad and therefore undesirable. They start from the premise of the “problem” of disability. This is the wrong approach because on...

8 Tips for New Disability Ministry Teachers
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8 Tips for New Disability Ministry Teachers

I attended a disability ministry volunteer training session at my church, Southeast Christian, recently and it was brought to my attention that we have now been in the new Shine Suite for over a year now.  This is significant for a variety of reasons, however, the one that hit home with me the most was...

Ministry, Interrupted
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Ministry, Interrupted

When I was a college freshman, I contracted bronchitis while living in the dorms. I was sick for weeks and sharing a dorm room with one other person and a common living area with many more. I would attempt to sleep all night, drag myself to class in the morning, then slink back to my...

Trivia Night: Getting Men Involved in Disability Ministry
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Trivia Night: Getting Men Involved in Disability Ministry

When I first got started with disability ministry, it was not a grand calling.  I did not wake up in the middle of the night with a vision from God who provided a clear direction for ministry.  My introduction to truly serving the disability community was far less extravagant.  Mary Tatum, who runs the Shine...

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...

3 Ways to Make Your Egg Hunt Accessible
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3 Ways to Make Your Egg Hunt Accessible

Is your church planning an Easter egg hunt this year? Thoughtfully structuring your egg hunt with all participants in mind will communicate to participants that they are seen, known, and loved. Consider implementing these three steps to make your hunt accessible and inclusive for all. Communicate expectations clearly to all participants Perhaps the best way...