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This Lenten season, what’s your “something else?” (Dwayne Milley)

By |2018-02-28T15:38:19-05:00March 1, 2018|Guest posts, Social issues|

80% of the world’s citizens who experience disabilities, people like Hiwot, live in developing countries.  One person in seven has a disability here at home. My small sacrifice of removing one thing from my life (frankly, an unhealthy practice anyway) in order to turn my attention outward and upward on their behalf …well, it seems to make some sense.

Followership

By |2023-08-30T09:46:02-04:00August 30, 2023|Developmental services, Supporting people with IDD, Theology, Uncategorized|

My life as a follower of Christ helps me in my work at Christian Horizons. My work at Christian Horizons helps me in my life as a follower of Christ. I think the confidence and miracles that Peter demonstrate in the first bit of Acts is because he knew who he was following; he knew from whom his confidence came. And I think we focus a lot on leadership and not enough on followership.

The Ones We Really Need

By |2023-06-19T14:54:56-04:00June 19, 2023|Accessibility, Church ministries, Developmental services, Guest posts, Reflections, Stories, Theology, Uncategorized, Worship|

It might sound cliché, but I was hired to help others and they helped me just as much, perhaps even more. I learned about acceptance, trust, diversity, and what it meant to have a place to belong. Looking back, I realize God was beginning to teach me about 1 Corinthians 12 and what it means to be whole.

Don’t Cry – Jesus at the margins (Luke 7)

By |2021-04-01T14:54:40-04:00April 1, 2021|Church ministries, Guest posts, Personhood, Theology, Uncategorized|

... people with disabilities are often marginalized as well. Long before Christian Horizons articulated our vision that ‘people who experience disabilities belong to communities in which their God-given gifts are valued and respected’, Jesus helped others see our crucial need to belong. He makes it possible for people to belong.

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