“Far too often, people assume a level of familiarity with former military that not only breeches proper office conduct but also invades one’s 'personal space',” says Ryan Kules. Here are nine things not to say, whether or not the veteran lives with a disability.
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This checklist is designed to be a mirror showing you where your congregation is today and a window to see where you might go in the future.
This is an outstanding article on ministry with people with mental illnesses written by a woman whose mother has schizophrenia with solid facts on mental illness and churches.
This Focus on the Family article series describes itself like this: "Amid these stories from other parents, you'll find tips and tools in the areas of schooling, church, balancing the needs of your disabled child and the needs of your other children, coping when your circumstances have become too hard and encouragement in developing friendships."
In 2009, Norman came to a SE Classis meeting in Orlando, Florida and he lead the music aspect of worship that meeting. The Lord was stirring Norman's heart to church planting and we joined him in prayer asking the Lord to direct his footsteps.
Being a good leader does not equal being good at leadership development, yet it is our church leadership—both pastoral and lay—that we look to for wisdom and guidance on how to ensure the next generation is ready to lead.
Looking for a short but richly packed starting place for a conversation about how your church might get engaged with community transformation? You couldn't find a better place to look than in this 2 page list of questions and bullet points by Jay Van Groningen.
Are you prepared for cardiac emergencies at your church facility? Here is an article from Church Safety that will help your church think through whether you should have a defibrillator at your church and how to make sure you are prepared for cardiac emergencies.