IndispensABLE Disability Ministry Leader Online Gathering – June 11, 2020
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IndispensABLE Disability Ministry Leader Online Gathering – June 11, 2020

“When he looked out over the crowds, his heart broke. So confused and aimless they were, like sheep with no shepherd.” – Matthew 9:36 MSG In this online gathering, Jess Berryhill speaks about ways to connect disability ministries with the disability community. Blogs from Jess Berryhill mentioned in the meeting: “More Us, More We” –...

IndispensABLE Disability Ministry Leader Online Gathering – May 28, 2020
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IndispensABLE Disability Ministry Leader Online Gathering – May 28, 2020

“Every parent wants to know their child is loved by someone else.” – Wendy Wilken In this online gathering, Wendy Wilken spoke about ways disability ministries can partner with families. Below are some of the links shared during our discussion. My Friends My Teachers All of the documents and resources Wendy is referencing can be...

Intro to Social Media for Disability Ministry
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Intro to Social Media for Disability Ministry

Jason MorrisonJason joins the Ability Ministry team and brings over 20 years of graphic design and marketing experience to the table. He has handled projects from local start-up businesses to publicly owned internationally based companies, including a Shark Tank company. Jason currently reside in Louisville with his wife, two daughters, and dog Pepper. In his...

Thoughts From Gary – Ephesians 4:2
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Thoughts From Gary – Ephesians 4:2

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Ephesians 4:2 NIV Gary SpanglerA long-time member of the board of directors, Gary is originally from Louisville, Kentucky. He attended the Okolona Christian Church where his father was pastor for 18 years. Gary is an ordained minister and has been an elder...

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Devotion from Gary W. Spangler

During our team conference calls, we rotate through offering a devotional while on the conference call.  Here is a look at my devotion from January. Gary SpanglerA long-time member of the board of directors, Gary is originally from Louisville, Kentucky. He attended the Okolona Christian Church where his father was pastor for 18 years. Gary...

A look back at Next Level Conference
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A look back at Next Level Conference

Here is a brief look back at our experience at Next Level Conference, hosted by Compassion Christian in Savannah, Georgia. Jason MorrisonJason joins the Ability Ministry team and brings over 20 years of graphic design and marketing experience to the table. He has handled projects from local start-up businesses to publicly owned internationally based companies,...

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Church Campus Accessibility Training

President Ryan Wolfe covers one of our many free resources: church campus accessibility checklist.  This is a great tool for you and your team.  Learn more about it and why we highly recommend using it.  You can download the presentation and checklist here. Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and...

10 Things to Consider When Planning a Special Needs Prom
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10 Things to Consider When Planning a Special Needs Prom

Over the past ten years, Ability Ministry President Ryan Wolfe has had the honor of planning and being a part of over ten different “Jesus Prom” type gatherings for adults with IDD. Here is the short list of things he has learned and wanted to pass along to you. Download our presentation and resources mentioned...

Ability Ministry Exciting Transitions
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Ability Ministry Exciting Transitions

As God continues to bless this ministry, the Board of Directors has some very exciting news to share with you. The Board has set apart Ryan Wolfe as the next President/Executive Director of Ability Ministry effective January 1, 2020. Ryan was hired a few years ago by our current Executive Director, Gary Spangler, as he...

The Path Toward Being Embraced – Training Video
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The Path Toward Being Embraced – Training Video

What is the biggest issue facing the disability community? The list is long but no doubt at the top of that list is the issue of isolation. This training video covers the path that will lead those in isolation toward being embraced by the church. Download the presentation and free resource document, click here. Read...