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The 3 Reasons You Need a Special Needs Ministry

As I write this post, I am also beginning preparations for Forever His Spring Day Camp for our special needs friends in the church and in the community. Forever His program has been the single best outreach event that I have ever been involved with. So many seeds have been planted and lives changed with …

“Forever His”-Part 2

In my last post, I told of how our congregation at the Karns church of Christ decided that we wanted to be proactive in reaching out to children and their families in the special needs community. Never being a part of something like this, I felt somewhat overwhelmed and unsure of where to start. To …

What is “Forever His”?-(Part 1)

If you know me or have read my blog posts concerning special needs, you’ll know that these kids are some of my very favorite people on the planet!  I taught kids with moderate and severe disabilities in the public schools for about 9 years.  I learned more Christ-like qualities from my students during those years …

Showing Jesus to a Special Needs Parent

Through my years as a special education teacher, I have known a number of incredible parents.  Mothers and Fathers who started out this journey of parenting just like all of us did.  They moved through pregnancy looking forward to having a perfectly beautiful bundle of joy.  They anticipated raising a child through all the stages …