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5 Ways To Get New Volunteers Engaged In Disability Ministry

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Photo courtesy disabilityisbeautiful.com. As much as you need new volunteers in Disability Ministry, new volunteers need you! Never take for granted the small things that you think should be obvious to everyone in your ministry. Below are 5 simple ways to get your new volunteers engaged. Fail to do so and you will struggle with […]
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Disability Ministry Volunteer Training Exercise

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If you are looking for a quick volunteer training idea for your Disability Ministry look no further than this deeply impactful experience. Forgive Us Our Trespasses is a powerful short film (10 minutes in length) on Netflix created by filmmaker Ashley Eakin. The short starts with a quote from German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, “The test […]
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Which is easier?

NBA All-Star Game 2022
Which is easier: Starting a disability ministry or getting into an NBA All-Star event? I recently attended an NBA All-Star event in Cleveland, OH. I was shocked at how difficult it was to gain entry into an event, and it got me wondering. What is easier? Starting a Disability Ministry or going to an NBA […]
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Mary, Joseph, and Jesus Were No Strangers to Lack of Accessibility

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Struggling to find a place of belonging due to a lack of accessibility is not new to families affected by disability or Jesus. This is clear in the Christmas story. One of the most memorable parts of the story is there not being any guest room available to them. Luke 2:7 says: She gave birth […]
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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 […]
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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.
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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 […]
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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 […]
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God doesn’t just call the abled-bodied and neurotypical to go on mission!

Often in churches, the Sunday before a mission trip departs those who are going on the trip gather on stage to be prayed for by the Pastor and the congregation at large. If you have seen this take place in a church ask yourself this, have you ever seen a group of people with disabilities […]
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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 […]
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