Monthly Archives: February 2016

What about my career?

What about my career? What about providing for my family? Shouldn’t that be my first and most important priority? Shouldn’t I have to make sacrifices about my time with my children so I can more effectively provide for their needs?
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Whose dreams were they anyway?

Every child has a destiny. Every child has a pre-destined path God lays out for their lives. That means we must surrender our own thoughts and opinions on what that destiny is, so that their lives (and ours) can be about His glory.
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Preparing for when you will be made to care…

Christianity is, in this life, a religion of suffering. We have forgotten this truth in America. Put bluntly: if you do have a comfortable path through life with no fears at all of persecution, you probably are not a true Christian. Continue reading

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The Day I Said, “I Quit!”

One day Cindi said, “I quit!” And it’s exactly what her son needed her to do. Continue reading

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Am I to blame for this happening?

Does God really have a plan and a purpose for your child’s life? Did God really allow this because he intended to use our circumstances for His glory?
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What are the stats on adoption, trauma and disability?

It appears that adoptive families are more likely than others to face the challenge of dealing with disabilities among their children. Continue reading

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We’re looking for churches to welcome families impacted by disability. HUNDREDS of churches…

We seek to connect families with churches close to where they live. We need LOTS and LOTS of churches willing and prepared to welcome families impacted by disability. And that’s where you come in. Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Crisis (A Survival Guide for Parents)

Survival tips for parents in crisis situations. Continue reading

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Special needs parents…Do you feel cheated?

Don’t you feel cheated about the life you imagined for you and your son? Continue reading

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What are the stats on disability and church?

The oft-quoted stat that 85-95% of special needs families are unchurched isn’t supported by any research, so I really think we – as people of the Truth – ought to stop repeating it. Continue reading

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