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Insights from the movie Penguin Bloom

The movie Penguin Bloom is highly refreshing because it opens a window into the physical and emotional pain that is often associated with adjustment to disability [...] Most importantly it shows each member of the family journeying through their own experience of grief related to disability and eventually coming out the other side, not wishing to die but learning to spread their wings and fly with reinvigorated passion for life.

By |2021-02-23T20:37:34-05:00February 23, 2021|Assisted dying, Reflections, Reviews, Uncategorized|

Everybody Belongs. Everybody Serves. (Mark Stephenson)

In 1985 the CRC pledged “to be the caring community according to I Corinthians 12, paying special attention to the needs and gifts of people with physical, sensory, mental, and emotional impairments,” and committed to removing physical, architectural, communication, and attitudinal barriers “in order to use the gifts of all people in our life together as God's family.”

By |2018-03-22T15:50:11-04:00March 22, 2018|Links, Ministries|

Inclusion Handbook (Booklet)

Looking for a resource to help church leaders and members welcome and engage people disabilities in the life of the church? : Faith Alive has recently released the second edition of Inclusion Handbook: Everybody Belongs, Everybody Serves. Description: Knowing the particular disability a person lives with will help churches better to understand and help that person, but people [...]

By |2016-12-21T16:03:04-05:00September 23, 2013|Books, Church ministries|
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