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Why Go to Church If You’re Blind AND Deaf?

Published by: Sam Crabtree
June 12, 2014

Brian Walker pointed me to the website of H.B. Charles, Jr, who says a blind and deaf Christian was asked why he attended church, since he could not see or hear the service. He answered, “I just want people to know which side I’m on.”

 

 

Pastor Sam Crabtree is Bethlehem's Executive Pastor and Lead Pastor for Life Training.

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Job Description for Coordinator for Disability Ministry, South

Author: 
- Various
Date Given: 
May 20, 2014

The tasks for this role are varied and often changing.  Below is a list of the Coordinator's primary duties as well as some areas that are flexible as God leads and time permits:

Finding Friendship in Suffering: Nancy Guthrie and Mary Horning

Published by: Pam Larson
February 20, 2014

The following was posted at the Women's Ministry blog today, as encouragement to register for the upcoming Spring Conference, featuring Nancy Guthrie as speaker. The deadline for the early discount rate is quickly approaching! MOMS, register now!

 

 

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Finding Friendship in Suffering: Nancy Guthrie and Mary Horning

Published by: Pam Larson
February 20, 2014

Guest post by Laura Wifler:

 

 

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The Gift of a Suffering Believer's Wisdom

Author: 
Brenda Fischer
Date Given: 
July 1, 2010

I’m sitting here with a big stack of books in front of me overwhelmed with gratefulness to God for his work in the lives of those who have written these books or have lived the stories in these books.  Most have been through deep waters of suffering and come out on the other side with an understanding and wisdom richer and more valuable than much gold. James uses the phrase “the meekness of wisdom” (James 3:13).  The word meekness means humbly patient and long-suffering.

Forgetting the Label to the Glory of God

Author: 
Brenda Fischer
Date Given: 
June 1, 2011

So many families are facing the hard and perplexing reality of having their child diagnosed with a developmental disorder. Acronyms like PDD-NOS, ADHD, RAD, FASD, OCD and ODD are scribbled onto a child’s records with increasing frequency. Almost one child in 100 has an autism spectrum diagnosis. A diagnosis is helpful in some ways for families. It can open the door to receiving medical, therapeutic and educational support. A diagnosis also sheds some light and gives helpful insight to parents or others who are in a child’s life.

Wrestling With an Angel

Published by: Sam Crabtree
November 28, 2012

Greg Lucas is too good a writer to remain a cop. He tells the diaper-fouling story of a strong teenaged son with the mental capacity of a 2-year-old who makes daily routines a violent battle. His story of love, disability, and lessons of grace published by Cruciform Press, in Wrestling With an Angel, is compact, like dynamite. Want a few sticks to explode in your heart? Here are a dozen brief excerpts:

 

 

Pastor Sam Crabtree is Bethlehem's Executive Pastor and Lead Pastor for Life Training.

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God’s Good Design in Disability

Published by: Sam Crabtree
November 8, 2012

Here are some gems from the disability conference at the north campus today.
 
“We don’t have incredibly bad luck [in losing children], but we are in the hands of God.” –Nancy Guthrie
 
“Next to salvation and my wife, my disability is the greatest blessing in my life.” –Mark Talbot
 
“Exhale the grieving and lament; inhale the promises.” –Mark Talbot
 

 

 

Pastor Sam Crabtree is Bethlehem's Executive Pastor and Lead Pastor for Life Training.

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Families Need Hope & Love

Subtitle: 
Transcript of Presentation on Disability Ministry at the Family Discipleship Volunteer Training 2012
Author: 
- Various
Date Given: 
September 8, 2012

My name is Brenda Fischer. My role at Bethlehem is to coordinate the Disability Ministry. In this role I have the opportunity and great blessing of meeting some remarkable people.

Family Discipleship Volunteer Training 2012 - Disability Ministry

Speaker: 
Brenda Fischer
Date Given: 
September 8, 2012

This is the 2012 Fall Volunteer Training audio for volunteers serving at Bethlehem in the Family Discipleship Department. This training applies to volunteers serving as one-on-one disability Aides.

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