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Disability and the Church Book Review

Whether you are new to exploring what accessibility might look like in a church context or have been invested in advocacy and inclusion efforts for years, I highly recommend picking up and reading a copy of Dr. Lamar Hardwick's book, Disability and the Church. This book is somewhat unique in the disability ministry space because [...]

By |2021-07-12T15:55:15-04:00July 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Respecting Neurodiversity in the Church

Respecting neurodiversity means not starting with an assumption of what people want or need. Christian discipleship always happens within a specific context. Start with the people who are present and adjust the practices accordingly. It is more complicated than a standard way of discipleship but it is a way that respects that different ways God has created us.

By |2021-06-15T10:54:36-04:00June 15th, 2021|Accessibility, Church ministries, Parenting, Uncategorized|

Holding Out Hope

It has been my responsibility and privilege to hold out hope with people who have struggled to hold it on their own. Offering light to one another must not overshadow the real pain that people experience, but small gestures and words of encouragement remind us that grief will not have the last word.

By |2021-06-03T15:38:55-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Reflections, Uncategorized|
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