Category Archives: Key Ministry

Twenty ways our ministry made a difference in 2020

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I … Continue reading

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A plan to help hurting churches help hurting families

These are some of our guiding principles for expanding disability ministry in a shrinking church in the years ahead. Continue reading

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Caring well for persons with mental health struggles in our churches

We’d love for you to learn more about caring for the people of your church who are hurting while getting yourself and your ministry colleagues support for your own mental health and the mental health of your family during a challenging season of ministry.
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An event promoting mentally healthy pastors and churches

We’re hosting an event combining an online retreat for pastors and church staff with a mental health ministry conference. Continue reading

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The five kids I’m most concerned about this fall

Based upon my observations from thirty years as a child psychiatrist, here are five groups of kids I’m most concerned about this school year. Continue reading

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Ministry in a post-Coronavirus world

Change that would have occurred gradually over the next ten years will take place in the next 12-24 months thanks to the disruption from COVID. 
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Why families think online church is indispensable for disability ministry

If your church is has an online presence and an interest in disability ministry, your online presence needs to be a critical component of your disability ministry strategy.
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Race, reconciliation, disability and the church

We know the lives of our Black brothers and sisters are precious to God. It’s important they know their lives matter to us. Continue reading

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The pandemic as an unexpected blessing to the disability community

It’s very possible that the COVID-19 pandemic will have provided the impetus for introducing many local churches to people in their communities with conditions that would otherwise make in-person attendance either highly unlikely or impossible. 

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Coronavirus, church and the “least restrictive environment”

“Inclusion” during this time may mean doing what we need to do to ensure that our friends with disabilities are safe while demonstrating to them that they’re loved. Continue reading

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