Friendship Festivals have been running for a number of years, as a great day of music, singing, laughter and games with people impacted by developmental disabilities and their families. The featured musician this year is Jordan Raycroft, who you can learn more about and listen to his music at www.jordanraycroft.com. Visit www.friendship.org for more information about Friendship Clubs. Read More →

While the majority of resources posted on this site are from a Christian faith-based perspective, we recognize that the challenges to full welcome and inclusion faced by churches are also shared with a variety of other religious traditions, and advocating for emphasis on spiritual development in the lives of people with disability is needed regardless Read More →

Lately a video (produced back in 2004) has been making the rounds on social media highlighting the artistic ability of Paul Smith from Philadelphia, PA. He had severe spastic cerebral palsy yet made the most of his abilities, and at the Rose Haven nursing home he found a community that valued and appreciated not only his Read More →

Gayle Walls desired to communicate his faith to the world, but found communication barriers to be challenging in light of being born with cerebral palsy. With the rapid growth of technological communication and the innovation of his church community, though, Gayle has found his niche as a Church Online volunteer with LifeChurch.tv. LifeChurch.tv has become Read More →

I recently read a post by Tim Challies and Sean Harrelson that had been making the rounds, called “The Disabilities Dilemma.” It spoke of a church conference on beauty and mission, where very few people stopped by “a booth covered with pictures of broken bodies and disfigured faces.” The argument that the post makes is that an Read More →