Disabilities, Christ, and His Church

This is a great book on a subject that should be discussed more: Disability and the Gospel by Michael Beates.  I reviewed it awhile back, and highly recommend it.  I recently opened this book again and ran across a great quote - one that is worth pondering. “One misconception our culture has about disabilities is… Continue reading Disabilities, Christ, and His Church

Disabilities, the Gospel, and the Church

We live in a culture that worships beauty, brawn, and body.  From American Idol to Survivor to political races, appearance is front and center.  (The reason why an ugly person won’t win American Idol is the same reason why an ugly person will never win the presidency.)  Young women starve themselves aiming for a “thigh… Continue reading Disabilities, the Gospel, and the Church