Where do you belong? In your town, your workplace, your family, your place of worship, your neighborhood bar…? I was pondering the belonging question this week after being in a focus group for a student’s study on the sense of belonging of blind employees in academe. 510 more words
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This book grabs you. You pick it up, anticipate what you will find, and then get surprised. Though being real, or “raw” as they say, is all the rage these days, after you read this book you may decide, as I did, that you’ve hardly ever read something that’s “raw”. 274 more words
Our team is hosting a disability ministry conference in Cleveland next April. We want the pastors, church staff and volunteers in attendance to leave with the tools and resources they need to launch new ministries or expand the scope of their existing ministries. 525 more words
I strongly suspect that many reasonably knowledgable disability advocates have little or no appreciation of the extent to which persons with developmental disabilities, especially individuals with autism are vulnerable to mental illness. 752 more words
A place to learn, share and encourage.
Iron sharpens iron,
and one man sharpens another.
Proverbs 27:17 (ESV)
On occasion, God has prompted me to do some pretty unlikely things.749 more words