This webinar explores how the church as the body of Christ can support families who are raising children with disabilities and share their joy and suffering. Two models of support ministry will be presented, followed by a brief panel discussion and time for questions.
The Lenten season serves as a powerful reminder that no matter how much I endure in this life, Jesus' sacrifice was much greater. It is humbling to recognize that my challenges do not qualify me for a monopoly on suffering. I am comforted and grateful for the fact that Jesus suffered more and yet overcame.
Over the next weeks, we will be highlighting some of the presentations at the 2013 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability. This week, we are featuring "Calvin on Job, Disability and Suffering" by Hans S. Reinders. Hans S. Reinders has been the Professor of Ethics at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam since 1995. He has [...]
Suffering isn't always to be identified with disability, but in many cases it is a real part of the lives of people with disabilities and their families. Timothy Keller, pastor at Redemer Presbyterian Church in New York City published a book this month titled Walking with God through Pain and Suffering. There are many books on suffering [...]