Families

Connect with other families impacted by disability through global, regional, and local events. Explore our collection of resources to find advice and encouragement on the journey ahead.

 

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Resources for Families

Videos & PDFs

Even If (Bible Study) Episode 4

We live in a 'worst-case scenario' world. Watch the news for even a moment and you're bombarded with countless terrible tragedies. But sometimes, our mind is even better at coming up with the 'what-ifs' in our own lives, that compete with even the worst of headlines. Are we doomed to be a prisoner of our own worst-case scenarios? Or is there a way to move forward with hope in a God that holds ever ....

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Evangelism

This series is designed to provide two practical instruction videos along with videos focused on parents and spiritual interaction with those with special needs. 4 of 5 ....

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Meet Overcomer Ministries

Our mission is to overcome obstacles to Jesus. Overcomer Ministries provides Christ-centered occupational therapy consulting, solutions, training, and tools for disability ministry. Our vision is for people of all abilities to have full access to develop a relationship with Jesus, worship, fellowship with other believers, grow in discipleship and serve in ministry. ....

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Having the Mind of Christ

In the midst of deeper challenges which disability may bring, how do we have the mind of Christ towards our circumstances or, even, towards our child with special needs. Pastor Sean Harrelson guides us through his own experience as a father and through the truth of God's Word. ....

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Even If (Bible Study) Episode 1

We live in a 'worst-case scenario' world. Watch the news for even a moment and you're bombarded with countless terrible tragedies. But sometimes, our mind is even better at coming up with the 'what-ifs' in our own lives, that compete with even the worst of headlines. Are we doomed to be a prisoner of our own worst-case scenarios? Or is there a way to move forward with hope in a God that holds ever ....

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Extraordinary Legacy

Our hope that these sessions will inspire men to pursue that extraordinary legacy in their individual families as they lead their families and raise children with Special Needs. ....

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Even If (Bible Study) Episode 5

We live in a 'worst-case scenario' world. Watch the news for even a moment and you're bombarded with countless terrible tragedies. But sometimes, our mind is even better at coming up with the 'what-ifs' in our own lives, that compete with even the worst of headlines. Are we doomed to be a prisoner of our own worst-case scenarios? Or is there a way to move forward with hope in a God that holds ever ....

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Disability & Divorce: Separating Fact from Fiction

Dr. Steve Grcevich of Key Ministry sets the record straight about a myth that continues to be propagated in the disability ministry community about divorce rates in families raising a child with a disability. ....

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Even If (Bible Study) Episode 3

We live in a 'worst-case scenario' world. Watch the news for even a moment and you're bombarded with countless terrible tragedies. But sometimes, our mind is even better at coming up with the 'what-ifs' in our own lives, that compete with even the worst of headlines. Are we doomed to be a prisoner of our own worst-case scenarios? Or is there a way to move forward with hope in a God that holds ever ....

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Even If (Bible Study) Episode 2

We live in a 'worst-case scenario' world. Watch the news for even a moment and you're bombarded with countless terrible tragedies. But sometimes, our mind is even better at coming up with the 'what-ifs' in our own lives, that compete with even the worst of headlines. Are we doomed to be a prisoner of our own worst-case scenarios? Or is there a way to move forward with hope in a God that holds ever ....

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Relationship is Key

This series is designed to provide two practical instruction videos along with videos focused on parents and spiritual interaction with those with special needs. 5 of 5 ....

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Motherhood and Disability

Listen and learn from three moms of kids experiencing disability as they share about their unique journeys of motherhood, sharing both the joys of knowing their kids and the challenges they experience in advocating for their kids to be known. ....

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Rising Light Ridge resource on: 5 day devotional

Take part in this 5 day devotional. Download the desktop or mobile version and enjoy the digital wallpaoers and worship setlist to go alongside the devotional. ....

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There is No Yet

This study specifically addresses the unique challenges facing couples raising a child with special needs. Our hope is that each mom or dad of a child with special needs was called to and chosen for their role, and it is our hope that these sessions will inspire you to pursue that legacy in your individual families. ....

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Having the Mind of Christ

This series is designed to provide two practical instruction videos along with videos focused on parents and spiritual interaction with those with special needs. 2 of 5 ....

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What Does the Bible Really Say About Disability?

There is no better place to start a disability ministry than in God's Word. Get a firm foundation for what the Bible says before you start your planning. ....

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Just be you!

God wants you to know that you can and should be comfortable and confident in your identity! He made you and designed you the way He did for a purpose! ....

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What is the Gospel?

This series is designed to provide two practical instruction videos along with videos focused on parents and spiritual interaction with those with special needs. 3 of 5 ....

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Chosen, Called, & Favored

A bible study focused on the Special Need parent and how God has called you into the ministry ahead. ....

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Even If (Bible Study) 6 Sessions plus a trailer

We live in a 'worst-case scenario' world. Watch the news for even a moment and you're bombarded with countless terrible tragedies. But sometimes, our mind is even better at coming up with the 'what-ifs' in our own lives, that compete with even the worst of headlines. Are we doomed to be a prisoner of our own worst-case scenarios? Or is there a way to move forward with hope in a God that holds ever ....

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Starting a Disability Ministry

This series is designed to provide two practical instruction videos along with videos focused on parents and spiritual interaction with those with special needs. 1 of 5 ....

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Comparison Trap

Rising Above Ministries' Comparison Trap small group curriculum was created especially for moms, grandmothers, and female caregivers of individuals with special needs to work through something that we ALL get caught up in, the Comparison Trap. It can be so easy to look at the lives of others and feel inadequate. Through this study, you will build confidence in your role as a special needs mom and ....

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Additional Resources

Disability and the Church (DATC 24)

Key Ministry and title sponsor Tim Tebow Foundation present DATC2024: a three-day (May 1-3) in-person national disability ministry conference in Orlando, Florida with pre-conference Ministry Intensives offered May 1st. ....

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Base Camp

Base Camp is a father-focused weekend event to support and encourage special-needs dads. Guys come together and relate about the challenges and adventures unique to this life. The goal is to create a space for dads to rest, reconnect, and recharge. The 3-day event includes great food, teaching from other special-needs dads who “get it,” lots of activities, but also lots of time for rest.....

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Rising Light Ridge

Rising Light Ridge resource: Rising Light Ridge is a minsitry of the Tim Tebow Foundation. It will be a place where all are welcome in a community of belonging where guests of all backgrounds and abilities, and their families, can experience Faith, Hope and Love in an environment that celebrates each guest’s unique abilities as well as the characteristics that unite us all as God’s image beare....

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By the Brook

By the Brook is a refreshing weekend just for moms, grandmothers, and female caregivers of individuals impacted by disabilities or chronic illness. This event includes encouragement, inspiration, dynamic worship and powerful teaching - all while spending quality time with other moms who “get it.” You’ll experience amazing worship and have fun hanging out with new friends. You will leave refr....

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Hope Devotional ASL

In a time when we are facing so much uncertainty, there is hope in one thing and that is God's word. In this 5 day devotional, be challenged to change your outlook on what you're facing.....

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Starting Lineup Marriage Series

Thank you for joining us for the Starting Lineup Marriage Video Series! As parents of children with special needs, we know the challenges and hurdles that come with our unique marriages. Here’s one thing we know…God is for us. God wants to see our marriages go the distance, be healthy, and thrive in the midst of those challenges we often face. This study is designed for you and your spouse t....

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Who We Are

Matt & Ginny Mooney share the mission and vision of 99 Balloons and how it all started because of the life of their son, Eliot.....

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