Tag Archives: Stephen Grcevich MD

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

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Encouraging Signs Regarding Mental Health and the Church

We’d love to have you join us this weekend for the Thrive and Cultivate Summit. The very presence of events such as this one is reason to be hopeful that the church is starting to “get it” when it comes to mental health. Continue reading

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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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How pastors can support mental health in the age of COVID-19.

Only 30 percent of pastors feel well-equipped to help their people deal with matters of mental or emotional health. Continue reading

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Flattening the curve of the COVID-19 mental health epidemic to come

What can we do now to mitigate the mental health impact of steps being taken to control spread of the virus? Continue reading

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Emerging from the silos…Disability ministry as a mindset, not a program

Silos are the antithesis of inclusion. Are we truly practicing inclusion when we set aside a designated space for the special needs ministry at the expense of including most, if not all participants in age and developmentally appropriate ministry environments. Continue reading

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Disability ministry will become essential to the church’s witness in the 2020s

Dr. Grcevich will explore the forces that will propel ministry with the vulnerable – highlighted by ministry with persons with disabilities – to the forefront of the church’s public witness. Continue reading

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My day at the White House

The invitation resulted from our ministry’s involvement in a unique project intended to help churches and other places of worship better care for and support individuals and families impacted by mental illness. Continue reading

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Giving thanks for Key Ministry’s most impactful year to date

In 2019, we enjoyed unprecedented opportunities to advance the cause of disability ministry. Continue reading

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