This simplified profession of faith still assumes that an individual is capable of answering these two simple questions. Individuals with severe intellectual abilities cannot comprehend the meaning of even these two simple questions. Does this mean that they are barred from making a public profession?
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Often when a child with a disability comes into a family, whether by birth or by adoption, the parents are not ready for the emotional, spiritual, and practical changes they must make to care for their new child well.
Cuando los padres se enteran de que su hijo tiene una discapacidad, muchos viven un duelo por el hijo que podrían haber tenido y un aprender a amar el hijo que Dios les ha dado.Esta edición de Rompiendo Barreras está dedicada a la crianza de los niños con discapacidades.
I’ve seen many guidelines about what should and should not be done with worship slide shows. Here are a few that I personally ascribe to, specific to song lyric slides.
Creating groups in church that are separated by age and interest makes some sense, but this approach also isolates the parts of Christ’s body from one another. Churches need to supplement their curriculum for children and adults with events that bring the church together around Scripture.
Imagine a room full of wide-eyed kids, amazed by the stories of Scripture; activity, variety, and discovery choreographed seamlessly into a lesson that captures the imagination and inspires! Consider these ideas for keeping your kids engaged and focused right from the start.
Here is a great article by Shiao Chong, campus minister at York University on how to grow your faith while on a secular campus.
As church leaders we have expectations of our volunteers that often go unstated because they're just "common sense" or because that is the way it has always been and everyone knows it. But sometimes our common sense isn't the same as someone else's.
This 2-page guide with the heavy title, "Autism Spectrum Disorders [ASD]: Supportive Strategies for Crisis Prevention," presents a positive strategy and practical ideas for teachers and applies easily to including kids with ASD in Sunday School, GEMS, Cadets, youth group and other church activities.
Here are 5 reasons why your church should consider using Twitter to create relationships within your community.