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Life, Life, and More Life

I was almost born. Actually, I was five months old and in my mother’s tummy. My mother had a test done and when the results came in, a nurse called the house and asked my parents, “So, when will you terminate this pregnancy?”

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Register Now! Youth and Mental Health Conference: April 27 (Hamilton, ON)

You are invited to register for Walking Alongside: Youth and Mental Health conference on Saturday April 27 from 8:15 am – 3:30 pm at Westdale Reformed Church in Hamilton, ON.  Please share with your pastor(s), youth leaders, church council, your church’s disability advocate, and anyone else whom you believe would benefit from knowing this information.

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An Honor, Not a Job

Children both amaze and inspire me to be a better person. As I see Christ in them, I know God has placed them in my ministry not only to learn as students, but to teach as well.

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Young Life Capernaum

Youth ministry leaders often struggle with how to include high school age participants who have autism; developmental disabilities; or physical, visual, hearing, or intellectual impairments. In the United States, starting a Young Life Capernaum group can be an excellent option.

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Congregational Student Ministry

Three veteran ministry leaders describe ways that they seek to ensure that all children and youth, including those with autism; developmental disabilities; and physical, visual, hearing, and intellectual impairments, engage fully in the life of the congregation.

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Redirecting Challenging Behaviors

Ministry programs and lessons with children and youth can get derailed by the challenging behaviors of just one participant. In this lively video presentation, author and special educator Barbara Newman describes a way to respectfully redirect participants who are having a hard time staying focused.

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You Have to Start Somewhere

The chairman led a team of volunteers and journalists to rescue the boy who had been tied and chained to his bed and locked up for 10 years. The rescue operation shocked neighbors, many of whom appeared not to have known that there was such a child in the home.

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