Next Steps: Continuing Your Disability Ministry
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Next Steps: Continuing Your Disability Ministry

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan, Director of Program Development, comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry experience. He previously worked at First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio as their full-time Disability Pastor. He also worked as a...

Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Let Them See You in the Crowd
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Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Let Them See You in the Crowd

Ability Ministry Summer 2018 Series: Part 7 of 7 The difference between a good student ministry and a great student ministry isn’t what happens during student ministry programming. What makes a great student ministry is all about what happens outside of programming. It is all about relationship building. Show them they belong by showing them...

First Steps: Starting Your Disability Outreach
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First Steps: Starting Your Disability Outreach

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan, Director of Program Development, comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry experience. He previously worked at First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio as their full-time Disability Pastor. He also worked as a...

Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Belonging through Volunteering
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Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Belonging through Volunteering

Ability Ministry Summer 2018 Series: Part 4 of 7 It’s hard to argue the importance of volunteering. You already know that disability ministry doesn’t work without a small army of volunteers. Studies from the Coporation for National and Community Service concluded that “Youth who volunteer are more likely to feel connected to their communities and,...

Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Consider the Environment
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Keys to Successful Transitions between Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry: Consider the Environment

Ability Ministry Summer 2018 Series: Part 3 of 7 As a teen ages out of children’s ministry and into a traditional student ministry environment consider the established environment. Most student ministry environments pride themselves on looking, feeling, and sounding different than the children’s ministry environments that came before them. Typical children’s ministry environments are structured,...

Curriculum Isn’t a Dirty Word
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Curriculum Isn’t a Dirty Word

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan, Director of Program Development, comes to Ability Ministry with 15+ years of ministry experience. He previously worked at First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio as their full-time Disability Pastor. He also worked as a...