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Disability Issues and the Church: An Honest Conversation

:Talk to me Youtube Video A family with a child with a disability,

What would happen if this family visited your church? Would people engage with this child like a normal eleven year old, or would they talk to her like a baby and show empathy for the family having to raise a disabled child such as this?   628 more words

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Could 'Woodlawn' be 'catalyst' to awakening?

Originally published at Baptist Press – http://bpnews.net/45676/could-woodlawn-be-catalyst-to-awakening

DALLAS (BP) — “Woodlawn,” a movie about overcoming racial division through faith in Christ, could contribute to “the next spiritual awakening in the United States,” Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd said during a simulcast to promote the film. 790 more words

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Black church conf. addresses 'biblical sexuality'

Originally posted on Baptist Press – http://www.bpnews.net/45537/black-church-conf-addresses-biblical-sexuality

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) — “The sexual revolution in the black church” was among the topics addressed at a Louisville, Ky., symposium on “Biblical Sexuality in the Black Church.” 861 more words

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Disability Issues and the Church

Web Accessibility:

Are your church and or ministry web sites 508* compatible? Is a person with a disability who requires web accessibility welcomed on your ministry websites? 148 more words

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Through the Roof: Considering Special Needs Populations in emergency evacuations: Lessons learned.

The stories and plight of persons with disabilities in Hurricane Katrina
In 2005, 15 years after the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act: many public municipalities as well as private and faith-based institutions had failed to implement evacuation plans thatincluded individuals with special needs. 59 more words

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Today’s Word With Joel & Victoria Osteen – Something Out Of Nothing


“The earth was formless and void…and God said, Let there be light.”
Genesis 1:2-3, NASB


Are you believing God for something that seems impossible? 147 more words