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How Caregiving Grows Friendship and Builds Trust

How Caregiving Grows Friendship and Builds Trust

Being a special needs parent and serving in disability ministry has changed how I approach relationships. For example, disability teaches me benefits of slowing down, and trusting deeply, including the treasure of trusting God. But I’m also reminded me that serving in disability ministry is much like serving in a mission field. We learn how relationships were meant to be lived.

God, Why Did You Fail Me?

God, Why Did You Fail Me?

I had grand dreams of the ministry work we would do. The reality of life was a far cry from that, which led to a crisis of faith. In the process of questioning and wrestling with God, I got to know Him better—for Himself, as He truly is, not as I had been taught, but Him.

The Day After Easter

The Day After Easter

On the day after Easter, parents often struggle to connect the dots between serving a risen Savior and caring for kids with special needs. Because our circumstances and our reactions are similar to those of the disciples, their stories provide comfort and practical guidance for us in several ways.