Wait, Don’t Stop!
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Wait, Don’t Stop!

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry experience. He previously worked at First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio as their full-time Disability Pastor. He also worked as a Church Consultant for Key...

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...

Together Is My Favorite Place To Be
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Together Is My Favorite Place To Be

This past Friday night, my husband, myself, and Ryan, our 19-year-old son with Down Syndrome stayed in for the night.  I know those of you who live in the world that we do understand that my statement is not a big news flash. Most of us find staying in easier than trying to go out...

He Sees and He Hears
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He Sees and He Hears

Amy TroyerAmy is the Special Needs Ministry Director for The Chapel Green. She grew up at The Chapel and has been married to her husband Mark for more than 20 years. They have two children, Abby and Ryan. Ryan was born in 2001 with Down Syndrome. As her family began the journey with a special...

This is the day the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it.
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This is the day the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it.

Amy TroyerAmy is the Special Needs Ministry Director for The Chapel Green. She grew up at The Chapel and has been married to her husband Mark for more than 20 years. They have two children, Abby and Ryan. Ryan was born in 2001 with Down Syndrome. As her family began the journey with a special...

It Takes a Difference to Make a Difference
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It Takes a Difference to Make a Difference

Nothing extraordinary was ever done by an ordinary person. Here are some of the most extraordinary and inspirational people who ever lived. Art Frida Kahlo When she was only six years old, Frida Kahlo contracted polio, which left her right leg thinner than her left. Afflicted by other illnesses and life-long chronic pain, she would...

Apple of His Eye
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Apple of His Eye

What people may see when they look at a child with a disability may be fact-based, but if they looked using God’s eyes, they would see much more than the diagnosis or special need. When the Lord sent Samuel to find the next king he said to Samuel (1 Samuel 16:7): Do not consider his...