In the toy aisle of Walmart I was drawn to Jesus, called home, reminded, and humbled. My new friends, by just being themselves, gave me footing on the path seemingly too difficult for me—the path of Christ.
How can we be extra mindful and supportive of persons and families affected by disability during this season? Here are a few ideas.
En esta edición los lectores de Rompiendo Barreras que contratan personas con discapacidades compartirán a través de sus relatos las lecciones que han aprendido.
This letter is for “the others”: for my two kids who are not special needs, who are considered typical, and for everyone who has a sibling with any special need(s).
Finding employment is never easy, especially if you have a disability. Here at Anchor we have had a number of success stories.
An article I read about churches hiring people with disabilities contained helpful information but their approach emphasized that hiring anyone with a disability is fraught with "landmines." Ouch!
Employing People with Disabilities: Workers with disabilities can transform a work environment in unexpected ways. In this issue, Breaking Barriers readers who employ people with disabilities tell stories of lessons learned.
Shortly before her last day working for Disability Concerns, Heather DeBoer wrote this reflection which was published in the Disability Concerns Canada newsletter.
With a booming economy in the U.S. and Canada, finding reliable and kind people to help with in home care is a huge challenge. Has you church stepped in the gap?
Guilt troubles most suicide survivors. These suggested points help put into words what one may be feeling after their loved one dies.
These holiday worship resources from Mental Health Ministries allow worshipers to reflect and accept the reality of where we are emotionally. They offer a message of hope in the midst of our darkness.
This prayer confesses our sin of selfishness and asks God to help us love other people, especially people whom we consider "different."
Aprendiendo de los niños con discapacidades: Los niños pueden ser maestros y esto incluye a los niños con discapacidades. En esta edición de Rompiendo Barreras los lectores comparten lecciones que han aprendido.
장애를 가진 어린이들로부터 배우기: 장애를 가진 어린이들을 포함해서 그들은 교사들이 될 수 있습니다. 이번 '장애물 헐기'에선, 독자들이 배운 교훈들을 이야기합니다.
If we fail to intentionally include and accommodate people, the church suffers just as much as the person excluded. Here are a few tips to help you think about working together in God’s growing kingdom.
How might the Church be reformed and reshaped by God’s work in young people with disabilities? Join us for this conversation at Princeton Theological Seminary, Feb. 1-2, 2018. Hosted by the Institute for Youth Ministry.
For years, Disability Concerns has mailed Breaking Barriers on cassette tape to people with visual impairments. Though technology has changed, we continue to offer an audio version which you can find here!
Every time a rampage killing happens, like the recent horror in Las Vegas, people ask “Why?” For an answer, we need to look at ourselves and the kind of society we have created.
Learning from Children with Disabilities. Children can be teachers, including children with disabilities. In this issue, Breaking Barriers readers tell stories of lessons learned.
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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.
Ruth, who has longed to dance all her life, finally accepted his offer and told him she would be hanging on to him for dear life.
This free, recorded webinar with Pastor Josh Friend is now available. Share it with your worship teams, pastors, and anyone who will benefit from learning more about training young people to lead in worship.
Okay, so I’m late to the game. I finally read Me Before You by JoJo Moyes, and I still haven’t seen the movie. Though late, I still feel compelled to comment.
This message by Dan Vander Plaats, Director of Advancement at Elim Christian Services, winsomely challenges his audience to examine their own attitudes toward people who have disabilities.