Outside In Ministries

Inclusion Fusion LIVE - A disability ministry conference for church leaders AND families

Inclusion Fusion LIVE - A disability ministry conference for church leaders AND families

Registration is now open for Inclusion Fusion Live - a disability ministry conference hosted by Key Ministry  on April 20th-21st, 2018 at Bay Presbyterian Church in Bay Village, Ohio. 

We're starting a new group for leaders in mental health inclusion ministry

We're starting a new group for leaders in mental health inclusion ministry

Our crew at Key Ministry is starting a Facebook group for leaders interested in advancing the cause of mental health inclusion ministry.

A different way of looking at mental health ministry

A different way of looking at mental health ministry

I left feeling very encouraged that the Lord is raising up like-minded people in many different places to champion the development of mental health inclusion ministry as he is doing for special needs ministry.

A conference dedicated to mental health inclusion ministry

A conference dedicated to mental health inclusion ministry

We'd like to invite as many of our friends and colleagues to join us and other champions for mental health outreach and inclusion at a special event next month for church leaders throughout the mid-Atlantic region and the East Coast.

Stepping Into Mental Health Ministry: Understand Who Your Church Is and Find the Champions

Stepping Into Mental Health Ministry:  Understand Who Your Church Is and Find the Champions

Before launching the Ironbridge Baptist Church mental health pilot, I spent months talking and meeting with individuals of influence within the church community, many with ‘lived experience.’ The goal of such conversations was ultimately to generate support for the idea that we could - as a faith community - be much more upfront about the reality of mental illness, in all its various forms - and begin truly supporting one another.

Creating Mental Health Ministry in a Local Church - A Year in the Life

Creating Mental Health Ministry in a Local Church - A Year in the Life

If you think mental health ministry is something your church should consider, just start the conversation. If your church is like most, the pastors and staff are already aware of mental health needs in your faith community. Prayerfully consider if Jesus isn’t asking you to step up and reach out to the ones who can’t reach out for themselves.