There’s More Than One Billion of Us!

With wheelchair users making up only 5% of disabled people it has become a poor way of acknowledging those of us with a different type of disability. More than 1 billion people in the world are living with some sort of disability, according to a new international survey. That's about 15 percent of the world's … Continue reading There’s More Than One Billion of Us!

Guest List

Our Daily Bread January 25, 2013 — by Dennis Fisher Read: Luke 14:7-14 "When you give a feast, invite the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind. And you will be blessed."   —Luke 14:13-14 Bible in a Year: Exodus 12-13; Matthew 16 ____________ Qumran was a first-century Jewish community that had isolated itself from outside influences to … Continue reading Guest List

1 in 4 Church Homes Are Dealing With This!

By Carlene Hill Byron How many families in your church have a loved one who struggles with mental health problems? That’s kind of a trick question. People don’t talk about mental health problems. You’re more likely to hear them describe their child’s condition as “something like autism,” as the elder of one church we know … Continue reading 1 in 4 Church Homes Are Dealing With This!

Comparing Our Differences

“Do not insult the deaf or cause the blind to stumble. You must fear your God; I am the Lord." Leviticus 19:14, NLT "I served as eyes for the blind and feet for the lame." Job 29:15, NLT Our disabilities can give us a rough time of it. Being mentally ill-- whether with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, autism … Continue reading Comparing Our Differences