While the majority of resources posted on this site are from a Christian faith-based perspective, we recognize that the challenges to full welcome and inclusion faced by churches are also shared with a variety of other religious traditions, and advocating for emphasis on spiritual development in the lives of people with disability is needed regardless Read More →

Lately a video (produced back in 2004) has been making the rounds on social media highlighting the artistic ability of Paul Smith from Philadelphia, PA. He had severe spastic cerebral palsy yet made the most of his abilities, and at the Rose Haven nursing home he found a community that valued and appreciated not only his Read More →

Gayle Walls desired to communicate his faith to the world, but found communication barriers to be challenging in light of being born with cerebral palsy. With the rapid growth of technological communication and the innovation of his church community, though, Gayle has found his niche as a Church Online volunteer with LifeChurch.tv. LifeChurch.tv has become Read More →

I recently read a post by Tim Challies and Sean Harrelson that had been making the rounds, called “The Disabilities Dilemma.” It spoke of a church conference on beauty and mission, where very few people stopped by “a booth covered with pictures of broken bodies and disfigured faces.” The argument that the post makes is that an Read More →

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Thank you to all who attended the Building Communities of Belonging conference at Harvest Bible Chapel in Oakville! We hope that you found the conference encouraging and equipping. As a reminder, if you haven’t filled out the feedback survey yet we would encourage you to do so at http://fluidsurveys.com/s/BCOB We know that it can be Read More →

Hope Overflowing

  Come join us for another fun-filled week at the 2014 Family Retreat! Christian Horizons Canada is hosting its 4th Annual Family Retreat at Elim Lodge! This year’s theme is Hope Overflowing. We are looking for families to come out and enjoy everything from worship and teaching times to fun in the park and on the water! Read More →