I recently participated in a webinar about theologies of disabilities led by Tom Reynolds. Through his experiences with his son who lives with autism, as well as living with his own depression, theologies of disabilities has become an academic passion for him.
This paraphrase of 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 is a choral reading that highlights that we are one body in Christ, whatever our age, ability, income, gender, or ethnicity.
Based on her most recent book with the same title, Barbara J. Newman will give practical ideas at this workshop on faith formation with persons with disabilities.
I had the privilege of taking a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. At the conclusion of our time together, each of us students wrote a "final evaluation". Here are some excerpts from mine.
Focusing less on practical accessibility concerns, this study looks at the church, the Christian community, as it responds — whether positively or negatively — to the presence of persons with disabilities.
What does it look like for a seminary to be welcoming and inclusive for people with disabilities? In what ways can we equip pastors, theologians, missionaries and psychologists to be more sensitive to the issues surrounding disabilities?
What’s going on here? Surely marketing and sales, yet something else is afoot.
In this video produced by Friendship Ministries, people with intellectual disabilities recite the Christmas story. It's a beautiful way to communicate the message that the good news of the incarnation is for everyone!