Here are some great ideas from Barbara Newman to help you and/or your loved ones make your celebrations of our Lord's birth positive and enjoyable.
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People who use wheelchairs are not "wheelchair bound." People aren't "bound" by wheelchairs, they "use" wheelchairs. With that out of the way, here are 10 more things not to say to people who use wheelchairs.
The following songs from the Lift Up Your Hearts hymnal would work well for an abuse awareness service.
Many people assume that the healing miracles described in Scripture suggest that disability is a problem to be eradicated. Coming out of the Reformed churches in South Africa, these Bible studies take a fresh approach to the healing miracles.
The journey of congregational renewal is like the ancient journey of the Hebrews: there are river crossings and rebellions, mountains and wilderness. What does this all look like at the congregational level, and what should leaders, including pastors, expect?
Safe Church arises out of a call to be a community that reflects our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. It's a collective calling; so our relationships are critical and the Bible provides the foundation.
“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.
The ADA Legacy Project website is designed to provide news, updates, scheduled events, and information on partners who are preserving disability history of the Americans with Disabilities Act, celebrating its milestones, and educating the public and future generations of advocates.
Depression is the second-leading cause of disability, with slightly more than 4 percent of the world's population diagnosed with it. The map shows how much of the population in each country has received a diagnosis of clinical depression.
This webinar will help you assess the types of disasters to which your community is most vulnerable, help your members make personal and family plans, tell you how to reduce the risks of suffering loss, and give suggestions for taking advantage of ministry opportunities following a disaster.
Rachel Miller Jacobs writes about the book, "Lee makes the important point that while churches are generally good at providing help in crises, most congregations struggle with the long-term reality of children with special needs, since caring for them requires cultural and systematic transformation rather than three weeks’ worth of casseroles.
This webinar will give an overview of the new hymnal including how it was developed, what makes it unique, and how it can be used in churches.
Find resources that relate to emotional, psychological, and spiritual abuse.
This webinar is designed to assist you in understanding the role and purpose of a deacon, where your skill and interests fit with this calling, how to best help people who are struggling, and to identify who are the deacons' partners in ministry.