What the Church Needs to Know about Families with Special Needs

What the Church Needs to Know about Families with Special Needs

You see them. You know they’re there. You might even provide a great Special Needs ministry for their child or young adult. But have you ever focused on what a family who has a kid with special needs might want you to know? After talking with lots of churches who serve families who have kids with special needs, and with the families themselves, here are some things we’ve learned and wish you’d know too. Their kid is awesome Every kid is unique and special to their parent, but here’s what we... Read More
Creating a Rhythm All Week Long

Creating a Rhythm All Week Long

Do you remember the opening scene in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? He’s rushing down the hallway of his house, moving through his morning routine, when he looks at the camera and says: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.” That’s impressive insight from a high school boy.  After all, what parent hasn’t felt this way about their pace from time to time?  When my son was born, a friend told me these would be the longest and shortest days of my... Read More
Winning With a Weekly Bottom Line

Winning With a Weekly Bottom Line

We have all heard of the phrase, “information overload,” and I am 99.9 percent sure that each of us have experienced it. In fact, this post just might fall victim to a rapid delete from your inbox simply because you have just had too much “adulting” today! I hate to break it to you but this problem will continually get worse. Pew Research Center survey says, one in three teenagers send more than 100 texts a day. Go ahead, take a few minutes and look at your phone and see what your magic number... Read More