My Observations of Exodus 4

Throughout my writings, I share about how scripture grounds me in my understanding of not only my disability but also how God sees people with special needs. Whether it’s David and Mephibosheth, Jesus’s healings, or Paul’s thorn in his flesh, we can’t help but to notice it. People living with

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Interview with Bob West

On May 4, 2015, I sat down with Bob West, founder of The Need Project, and recorded a podcast about my book, In the Accessible Church. The podcast can be found here. Below are my notes to my part of the interview. I post for clarity and inform.

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Taking God at His Word

I failed ninth grade Earth Science, and I still don’t know what the classification of rocks are. I believed God created the earth in six twenty-four hours days because that’s what the Bible says. I should have remembered what my confirmation teacher taught me a year before. Science asks how

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Spring newsletter

Spring, 2015 Dear Friends, Happy spring. The snow is melting here in Colorado, and Kelly and I are looking forward to being outside with the dogs. Maybe I can participate in my new favorite activity: wheelchair conga lines. I had a blast last summer at Joni and Friends Family Retreat

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Confirmation: Anglican Style!

I was confirmed in the Methodist Church when I was 15. Back in 1988, it was clearly communicated that confirmation was the time when young people joined the church. I went through an entire year of classes, and a big celebration followed – both at church and afterwards at home.

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My 2013 Reading list

My iPad is a godsend. The iBook and kindle apps are my favorites because I can finally really explore my love for reading and enjoy my love of books. I bet I have hundreds of dollars invested in books. While I always had good intentions of reading each and every

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In the Accessible Church

(First published by ASSIST News Service. Used with permission.) When someone using a wheelchair shows up at church, how do you respond? Do you know what to do, how to act, what to say? Do you feel awkward? My pastor at International Anglican Church felt awkward. Now he says his

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