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Perfection, Formation, and Discipleship

Perfection
I have some news to share that may be sobering to ministry leaders: there will never be a perfectly executed Sunday school class. Anywhere. Ever. In fact, every Sunday, imperfect classes are executed across the globe in thousands of communities. But here is the good news. Maybe the BEST news: God, in His ever-perfect nature, […]
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Wait, you don’t use a visual schedule in your classroom!?!? Yikes, you must like chaos.

Free Visual Schedule Download
What is a visual schedule? A visual schedule is a set of images, icons, symbols, or words representing the sequence of activities and tasks students will encounter throughout their day. These schedules can be displayed on a wall, a whiteboard, or even on a tablet or computer screen. The primary goal is to create predictability […]
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8 Reasons Why Every Classroom Needs a “How am I feeling today?” Chart

How Am I Feeling Today Chart - Free Download
Understanding a child’s emotions is crucial for several reasons. When educators can empathize and comprehend the emotions of their students, they can create a more welcoming, supportive, and conducive learning environment. Here are some ways understanding a child’s emotions helps in any classroom: Understanding how the children entering your classroom are doing emotionally is a […]
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Top 10 Benefits of Having Classroom Rules

Classroom Rules for Disability Ministry
Classroom rules play a vital role in creating a positive classroom environment for both students and teachers. The following are the top ten reasons every classroom should have a set of rules posted. Okay, I think we can all agree on the importance of having classroom rules both posted and agreed upon in your disability […]
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Disability Ministry Classroom Engagement Ideas

Disability Ministry Classroom Engagement Ideas
“We believe God has given each of us unique abilities and talents for His glory and our good.” As leaders and volunteers, do we really believe that? Do we live that out in our classes? In March, Jason Morrison spoke to a group of volunteers with the Shine Ministry at Southeast Christian Church about some […]
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Exta Fun with Colors

A young man sitting in a classroom watching a lesson on a wall-mounted TV. To the right, next to the young man, is an inflated smiley face balloon.
Over the past several weeks, our class has been learning from The Gospel in Colors series. Entirely unplanned and absolutely awesome, one of our students came in and had some items he wanted to present show-and-tell style.  All the items matched up with the color we would be talking about that morning. But they didn’t […]
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Top 5 Adult Disability Ministry Curriculum Series

Top Five Disability Ministry Curriculum Series
Maybe you have just now stumbled across our website. Or perhaps, you have heard about Ability Ministry and used some of our traditional PowerPoint-driven curriculum in the past. Now, here you are giving some serious thought to this video-driven curriculum you keep hearing about but are not sure where to start. What is Video-Driven Curriculum? […]
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Will Anyone Attend?

Black and white image of a hand holding a black notebook, small bouquet of flowers and notecard.
Today I did a funeral for an individual with IDD in my community at the request of his ward. His ward said, “I would not expect anyone to come.” Outside of us, not a single person came to the hour-long visitation before the funeral service. I proceeded with the funeral service because this individual, and […]
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Wonderful Works Talks: Rise Fitness

Wonderful Works Talks with Jason Morrison about Rise Fitness
Recently, Jason Morrison was a guest on Wonderful Works Talks, hosted by Barb Stanley, to talk about all things Rise Fitness. “Fitness should be for everyone, including people with disabilities. So, if you are a coach, a fitness buff, a church leader, or just someone looking to make a difference in the world, we invite you […]
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Disability Ministry Training With Lebanon

Disability Ministry Training Session With Lebanon
This week, Ryan Wolfe met with ministry leaders in Lebanon to discuss getting started with disability ministry. This training session was recorded and uploaded with permission in the hopes of others in the area also benefit from the information. Resources Mentioned:
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