Special Needs

Check Out the New Trailer!

Check Out the New Trailer!

Pre-order sales are open now on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. LIVE Sales begin November 30th! We are super excited about this book and know it will touch the lives of many. The enduring faithfulness of God is the sustaining force we need to navigate the turbulent seas of our day. Remember, all proceeds go to The Crucible’s Fire to fund the production of material for encouraging those on the front lines of disciplemaking and to help us all know Him and make Him known.

My Thoughts on ThoughtFull by Dorena Williamson

My Thoughts on ThoughtFull by Dorena Williamson

In her charming and insightful book, ThoughtFull, author Dorena Williamson shines light on something we desperately need more of in our world; thinking of others and appreciating our differences. This delightful children’s book is a wonderful teaching tool and conversation starter as we attempt to teach them how to be more like Jesus as they relate to the world around them.

8 Ways the Church Can Minister to Special Needs Families

8 Ways the Church Can Minister to Special Needs Families

Loneliness. Fear. Guilt. Hope. Anxiety. Anger. Bitterness. Despair. 

All of these are emotions a family goes through when trying to be an active part of a church family. It's even worse if they are coming in as visitors. Depending on the severity and type of the disability, the emotions are different. 

She Said So Herself

She Said So Herself

So, tonight we put Brynna to bed, it was uneventful. You know, only 4 meds tonight instead of 5; no shot today. Even on simple nights I'm sometimes reminded, and saddened a little, that normal for us is "how many meds are we giving tonight?". But times like this make that a short-lived thought ... you see, when we brought her home they said she would never love, know love, show love, let alone speak love.