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"Equitable Use" of the Gospel | The Principles of Universal Design and the Church

We believe that the gospel of Jesus is both in itself a message of universal access, and that the Great Commission is a call to make that gospel universally accessible. 1,058 more words


Walking Through Twilight by Douglas Groothuis

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

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Want to help us put on a conference?

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

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Designing "to the norm" doesn't feel like design at all. Universal Design and the Church: 2

If you are in church or outreach ministry of any kind, you’re doing “design work” (whether or not you’re paid for it or even are aware of it). 906 more words


The mental health crisis among persons with autism

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

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As Iron Sharpens Iron...The Special Needs and Disability Ministry Leaders Facebook Group

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.

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The quiet ministry of a special needs grandparent

February 22, 1995.

When Mary Evelyn woke up that day, she had no way of knowing her life would never be the same. She got up, got dressed and went to breakfast with her husband. 626 more words

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