special needs siblings

How the Church Can Foster Meaningful Holidays for Special-Needs Siblings

How the Church Can Foster Meaningful Holidays for Special-Needs Siblings

I want to say “thank you” to leaders who are taking time to prayerfully ponder, be sensitive to, and invest in the experiences of their special-needs families throughout this beautiful holiday season. Your gift of love can give joy to an entire family.

Special-Needs Siblings Experience Questions & Grief Seasons Too

Special-Needs Siblings Experience Questions & Grief Seasons Too

In order for young people to grow in emotional health and mature in their faith, they must have adequate opportunity to ask their questions, process their feelings, share their ideas and—perhaps most of all—have their perspectives valued within a process that is undergirded in prayer.

Special-Needs Siblings Will Make Remarkable Future Leaders

Special-Needs Siblings Will Make Remarkable Future Leaders

Empowering young people from special needs families toward a healthy process of self-discovery and a positive relationship with Jesus gives them a solid foundation for the transition to adulthood. It also creates future leaders who will bring extraordinary perspective and passion to the communities where they live and serve.

Church Can Be Complicated when Parenting Special-Needs Siblings

Church Can Be Complicated when Parenting Special-Needs Siblings

Let’s give some thought to how we can help write more positive stories for families. As leaders, we model and inspire our church families to get to know one another and move toward each other’s worlds. In so doing, we will find our churches celebrating community that increasingly reflects the heart of Christ.