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Experiencing the God of hope in the prison of spiritual autism...Dave Lynden

In today’s seventh and final installment of David Lynden’s blog series on Spiritual Autism he examines how God reaches out to us and breaks through our static routines to reveal Himself to us. 1,261 more words

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Maundy Thursday: Who Do You Say That I Am?

Genesis 12 ; Gospel of John 13, 18

I miss read the lectionary for today. I went to Genesis rather than Exodus. But that is when I realized something I had never thought of before. 807 more words

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Ten truths for parents of kids with autism...Colleen Swindoll-Thompson

Editor’ Note: Colleen Swindoll-Thompson (pictured at right with her husband, Tobin) originally authored this guest post in April, 2011. The lessons shared here are as timely today as they were three years ago. 660 more words

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Mike Woods: So I Send You...Missional Special Needs Ministry

Mike Woods is serving as a resource to churches requesting assistance from Key Ministry. Mike is sharing a monthly blog post on “missional” approaches to special needs ministry and sharing strategies for how churches may become more effective at serving persons with disabilities and their families beyond their walls. 1,595 more words

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The power of stories...Dave Lynden

In the fifth installment in David Lynden’s blog series on Spiritual Autism he continues his Wednesday discussion examining the power of stories that we tell, rejoice in, and hear over and over again…and how, through these stories we strive to fill in the puzzle pieces and reach for something that brings all of the stories together into a coherent whole. 1,089 more words

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Obsessing on the story...Dave Lynden

Welcome to the fourth installment in David Lynden’s blog series examining Spiritual Autism. Today, Dave looks at a commonality we all have with his son (Micah)…our propensity to obsess on seeing, hearing and telling the same story, again and again. 1,495 more words

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Ways to Make Your Church Inclusive on Easter

Special event Sundays, as a children’s minister, were always the most daunting. It was a steeple chase of greeting visitors, gathering extra supplies, resourcing volunteers, and (let’s not forget) sharing the Good News. 202 more words