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Tag Archives: Disability Ministry
The church’s undiscovered treasure
When I see how many gifted and talented people are out there applying to speak at our conference who are doing great work our team hadn’t been aware of – exercising gifts and talents with the potential to greatly benefit the larger disability ministry movement I think that we’ve stumbled upon undiscovered treasure. And I can’t help but wonder how much undiscovered treasure the “Church” misses out upon when we fail to mine the gifts given to Christians called to vocations that don’t involve seminary degrees or serving on a church payroll. Continue reading
Live and IN PERSON – announcing #IFL2021
I’m delighted to announce that Inclusion Fusion Live, the disability ministry conference we’ve hosted annually is currently scheduled to take place as a live and “in person” event on Saturday, April 17th, originating from Bay Presbyterian Church in suburban Cleveland. The theme of this year’s conference is doing ministry together after the pandemic. Continue reading
A manifesto for the disability ministry movement
Disability and the Church will likely be the most impactful book written in our field of ministry for many years to come. I also find Lamar to be “pitch-perfect” in the language he uses to speak into difficult issues with the grace and truth reflective of our faith Continue reading
Posted in Inclusion, Leadership Tagged Disability and the Church, Disability Ministry, diversity, Inclusion, Lamar Hardwick Leave a comment
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
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
Posted in Key Ministry, Leadership, Strategies Tagged Barna Group, church, COVID-19, Disability Ministry, IFL2021, Inclusion, Key Ministry, Thom Rainer, Tony Morgan Leave a comment
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Posted in Advocacy, Inclusion, Key Ministry Tagged church, coronavirus, COVID-19, Disability, Disability Ministry, Inclusion, least restrictive environment Leave a comment