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Lessons from Katherine

One of the reasons for this site is to draw together some of the resources available on theology and disability. You can find past posts in the resources category. Recently our attention was drawn to a book published in February by Glenda Prins, "Lessons from Katherine" in the Spiritual Struggles series. It is a memoir [...]

By |2016-12-21T15:21:29-05:00April 19th, 2013|Books|

Abilities Ministries

"The Abilities Ministries is a disability rights Christian Ministry that is leading the way in connecting the disabled and Christian Community together in order to mutually respect the rights and choices of people with disabilities to equally participate within the church. The Abilities Ministries is supporting churches in becoming strategic and proactive in reaching out [...]

By |2016-12-20T16:36:07-05:00January 22nd, 2013|Ministries|

Summer Institute on Theology and Disability (July 15-19, 2013)

What: The vision of the Summer Institute on Theology and Disability is to expand the depth and breadth of theological inquiry and resources that address and include the gifts, needs, and contributions of people with disabilities and their families to theological learning and religious practice. Where: Toronto, Ontario, Canada When: July 15 - 19, 2013  [...]

By |2016-12-20T16:45:00-05:00January 18th, 2013|Events|

From The Inside Out- A special need for a special ministry (Valerie Bradford)

Director- From The Inside Out- Special Needs Ministry Website: www.ftiomin.weebly.com Contact: ftiomin@hotmail.com Two years ago, if you asked me what I would be doing today, I would definitely not have included my current role as the Director of a disability ministry!  Although my life has been touched by disability since I was a young child, [...]

By |2017-01-30T13:43:45-05:00January 18th, 2013|Church ministries|

Dementia: Living in the Memories of God (Dr. John Swinton)

Book: Dementia: Living in the Memories of God 2012.  This is a readable and highly engaging exploration of what it means to be person, community, and a follower of God.  Although written on the topic of dementia, it has significant implications for those with cognitive disabilities.  I highly recommend this book for those in disability [...]

By |2016-12-20T16:20:28-05:00January 10th, 2013|Theology|
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