“Passing the buck? ….or will the buck stop here?”

“Passing the buck” comes from the game of poker where a knife with a deer antler handle was used to “mark” the person responsible for dealing the cards.  On each hand, the dealer would “pass the buck” to the next dealer, passing the responsibility for...

Where is your church – where are you?

Before Easter we wrote about two families with sons with intellectual disabilities whose family members were turned away from their churches.  Unfortunately, this is a frequent story.    This past Sunday I met with members of a congregation actively engaged in the...

Source of Hope….

You may be the person God will use to bring someone hope in Jesus Christ… Cathy and James (names changed) met at a Friendship Bible class several years ago.  James lived in a group home for adults with intellectual disabilities for about 20 years.  He kept to himself,...
To be Accepted…

To be Accepted…

This past month we shared a story of conversations with two mothers with sons who have intellectual disabilities who were turned away by their congregations.  These congregations do not yet understand the blessing that can come when they  include members with...

Resource Excitement

Anne Perry shared her enthusiasm with us for including curricula and resources on our website;   “This is very exciting!  It is so helpful to us all to have resource ideas readily available in one place. So much time is wasted looking around.    You might also...