Disability and the Sovereign Goodness of God…from John Piper

John Piper and his team from Desiring God have released a free book addressing the question…Does God have a good purpose in my disability?

In Disability and the Sovereign Goodness of God, John Piper explores what the Bible has to say on the topic of disability. The book is intended to be a resource to assist church leaders everywhere confronted with difficult questions pertaining to disability, and to challenge the church to consider how we’re called to respond to persons with disabilities and their families.

The book consists of four sermons offering an in-depth examination of John 5:1-18 and John 9:1-38, along with an interview John conducted with John Knight, a blogger who writes of his firsthand experiences as the parent of a son with blindness, autism and cognitive impairments.

The book is a great free resource and I’d very much encourage our readers to share the link with pastors and church leaders everywhere. The folks from Desiring God are also putting on a one-day conference, The Works of God: God’s Good Design in Disability on Thursday, November 8 in Minneapolis, featuring Nancy Guthrie, Greg Lucas, Mark Talbot and Reverend Piper that’s definitely worth checking out.

Key Ministry’s mission is to help churches reach families affected by disability by providing FREE resources to pastors, volunteers, and individuals who wish to create an inclusive ministry environment. We have designed our Key Catalog to create fun opportunities for our ministry supporters to join in our mission through supporting a variety of gift options. Click here to check it out! For a sixty second summary of what Key Ministry does, watch the video below…

About Dr. G

Dr. Stephen Grcevich serves as President and Founder of Key Ministry, a non-profit organization providing free training, consultation, resources and support to help churches serve families of children with disabilities. Dr. Grcevich is a graduate of Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), trained in General Psychiatry at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University. He is a faculty member in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at two medical schools, leads a group practice in suburban Cleveland (Family Center by the Falls), and continues to be involved in research evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medications prescribed to children for ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is a past recipient of the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Dr. Grcevich was recently recognized by Sharecare as one of the top ten online influencers in children’s mental health. His blog for Key Ministry, www.church4everychild.org was ranked fourth among the top 100 children's ministry blogs in 2015 by Ministry to Children.
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