Are You a Prophet?
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Are You a Prophet?

One of the things that I have always marveled at and enjoyed about the Christmas season is hearing the Old Testament prophecies about the coming of Jesus. Most scholars believe that there are over 300 prophecies about Jesus in the Old Testament. Jesus was no accident. Jesus was always the plan. God the Father was...

New Year, New Vision
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New Year, New Vision

New Year’s resolutions Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution? Most of us have. The idea of being able to start fresh and to chart the course with a new beginning is always refreshing. The question is how often are New Year’s resolutions successful? Statistics, however, show that seven days into the New Year...

Synonyms
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Synonyms

I was recently helping my daughter, Zoe, with her homework. On this assignment, she was working on identifying antonyms and synonyms. Homework time can be frustrating for Zoe because of her dyslexia. What is dyslexia? Dyslexia is a learning disorder that involves difficulty reading due to problems identifying speech sounds and learning how they relate...

I Feel Like I am On an Island All Alone
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I Feel Like I am On an Island All Alone

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan 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 Church Consultant for Key...

6 Tips on Teaching in Disability Ministry
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6 Tips on Teaching in Disability Ministry

Never Lecture Lecturing loses attention. Be honest! Lecture style is boring. Time yourself next time you are in church listening to a sermon. How long do you last before you are checking your phone, daydreaming, scanning the crowd around you, thinking about what you will do for lunch, or watching your watch? Now consider how...

5 Myths About Disability Ministry
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5 Myths About Disability Ministry

Ryan WolfeIt is Ryan’s passion to equip and empower churches, organizations, and individuals to reach their disability communities for Jesus. Ryan 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 Church Consultant for Key...

Lose 28 pounds in 28 days! Ugh… (Part 2)
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Lose 28 pounds in 28 days! Ugh… (Part 2)

I’m glad that you have kept reading. That means you are at least intrigued by my church growth strategy. Remember I am promising BIG things for your church. If you employ this strategy at your church I promise the following. Your church influence will grow in your community! Your church attendance will grow! Your church...

Lose 28 pounds in 28 days! Ugh… (Part 1)
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Lose 28 pounds in 28 days! Ugh… (Part 1)

No matter where we turn, we are flooded by self-improvement messaging. Turn on your radio and I can guarantee that at least one commercial during every break will have to do with either weight loss, male testosterone boosters, growing personal wealth, or exploring career new options. The same goes for every time you watch TV...

10 Things to Consider When Planning A Prom
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10 Things to Consider When Planning A Prom

Over the past ten years, I have had the honor of planning and being a part of over ten different Jesus Prom type gatherings for adults with IDD. Here is the short list of things that I have learned and wanted to pass along to you. I could’ve come up with a 100 but you...

People Helping People
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People Helping People

Gary SpanglerA long-time member of the board of directors, Gary is originally from Louisville, Kentucky. He attended the Okolona Christian Church where his father was pastor for 18 years. Gary is an ordained minister and has been an elder at the McDonough Christian Church in McDonough, Georgia. His background is in the airline industry. He...