“Every church can be successful in serving those with special challenges.” This is something I share in workshops across the nation. However, that statement is met with expressions of doubt by many. They reference the church size, location, building codes, curriculum cost, staffing, financial support and other issues as obstacles to having a special needs ministry. While there isn’t a one- size-fits all, or even most, program, the success of special needs ministry will hinge on how the entire church embraces it as a significant part of the great commission. Although some......
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