Your Best Life Now. Not.

Your Best Life Now. Not.

I follow Tim Keller on Facebook. And recently, he posted a quote that caught my eye. “We get angry when we feel like God owes us a better life than we have.” Ooh. That one stings. Have you ever experienced this? Maybe it was anger over a promotion you didn’t receive...
New Book Opens Doors for Fun and Advocacy

New Book Opens Doors for Fun and Advocacy

Over the course of twenty-plus years working in the field of Disability Ministry, I have heard countless stories from parents and caregivers who struggle to navigate a less than accessible world. Trips as a full family into public must be meticulously planned and...
New Book Opens Doors for Fun and Advocacy

Creating Space for Special Siblings

Two in every seven families has at least one member with a disability (US Census Bureau 2007). And an April 2018 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that 1 in 59 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These...
New Book Opens Doors for Fun and Advocacy

Tips for Churches to Engage with Special Needs Families

This article is reprinted with permission from a post originally published in May 2021 at Key Ministry’s Church for Every Child blog. The dates have changed but the circumstances themselves have not changed much — most of the related needs and challenges still...
New Book Opens Doors for Fun and Advocacy

Your Purpose Includes the Church

Christ-pointing resources for families impacted by disability have never been more abundant than they are right now. It used to be that parents raising children with disabilities were reliant solely on medical professionals and school systems to guide them in...
New Book Opens Doors for Fun and Advocacy

Resource Corner: An Insightful Surprise and Two Delights for Kids

Claire Krantz is back this month to share a new Resource Corner. She’s offering reviews, ideas and recommendations about books, music and movies of interest to special needs families. Claire recently pulled some books from Walk Right In Ministries’ Lending...