Category Archives: Inclusion

What are the stats on disability and church?

The oft-quoted stat that 85-95% of special needs families are unchurched isn’t supported by any research, so I really think we – as people of the Truth – ought to stop repeating it. Continue reading

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Join us for our Key Ministry Video Roundtable!

Our team at Key Ministry will be launching our Disability Ministry Video Roundtable…a fully interactive, monthly gathering of ministry leaders and key volunteers. T Continue reading

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The Milestone Elephant

Some of the biggest struggles for so many special-needs parents are the emotions we experience when our children don’t reach typical milestones in the manner or time of other children. Continue reading

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What are the stats on disability, adoption, and church? (Post 1 of 3)

Does our church represent these figures? If not, what can we do to become a more welcoming place? Continue reading

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Making church irresistible for kids with the most common disabilities…

I all too often meet families who lack meaningful involvement with a local church because the environments in which we “do church” present unique challenges to kids with common mental health conditions. Continue reading

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Inviting our friends and neighbors to the party…

Is it wrong when we choose to withhold Jesus from the people whose paths we cross? Continue reading

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Getting to Know Sandra Peoples and Her Mission

But around the book grew a tribe. A community who loves and supports each other. Who teaches and encourages. Who rejoices and mourns. My community. My ministry. Continue reading

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