But just what is “independence”? How much would I eat if I only ate the food I produce myself? Probably very little. Would I drive a car if I had to build it from scratch?
What’s going on here? Surely marketing and sales, yet something else is afoot.
With the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the CRC and RCA are highlighting this significant civil rights legislation by reaffirming their full support of people with disabilities.
On February 6, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Canada’s existing laws against assisted suicide are unconstitutional. The national dialogue needs the voices of Christians who speak into the deeply controversial issue.
Disability is hard on marriages, but telling couples (falsely) that 80 percent of marriages end in divorce if the couple has a child with a disability could lead them to give up hope. Couples in crisis need love and support and encouragement, not statistics.
Through the apostle Paul, God paints a vision for his people in 1 Corinthians 12 as one body, together in Christ. No one excludes another. (The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!”) No one self-excludes.