Disability & Faith

Chris Lenart has written extensively on the subject of disability and faith.

His hope is that by talking about faith and disability, people of all denominations — or no specific denomination — who feel alone or helpless may find some comfort, support, and sense of inclusion.

INTERNAL POSTS ON FAITH

Hearing Some Heartbreaking News is Hard

Hearing Some Heartbreaking News is Hard

Earlier this week, I received a message from a friend of mine who went to college with me. Mike got disabled from a car accident when he was in high school. The accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He received his law degree and he worked in Chicago. After...

Netflix “Special” Got My Mind Wondering

Netflix “Special” Got My Mind Wondering

I just ran across an article about a new Netflix show called “Special”. It is about a guy who has Cerebral Palsy and gay. The first show aired on April 12. I watched the trailer and to me, it was just alright.  Ray O'Connell The character who plays the guy who...

Bullying — Can We Actually End It?

Bullying — Can We Actually End It?

These days bullying is getting worse and it is not improving. Bullying is not new – it’s going on for decades. My dad was bullied when he was a teenager and he is almost 90 years old. In his time, kids did it for fun and would forget it. Today kids can do...

Letting Go The Negativity – How to Restore Your Life

Letting Go The Negativity – How to Restore Your Life

Everybody has bad days and it just happens when you least expect it. It might be when you were in a hurry to get to work and you had an accident, which made you super late. You might have had a personal assistant who just quit on you when you didn’t expect it. I could...

Caregivers Are Essential – How Do We keep The Good Ones?

Caregivers Are Essential – How Do We keep The Good Ones?

Caregiving is a job where a few people can do well and it has a lot of shit to handle – the pun was not intended. Without caregivers, our lives with disabilities would not be the same. That means they are a really important part of our lives, and we don’t think about...

How To – Teaching Your Special Needs Child About God

How To – Teaching Your Special Needs Child About God

When parenting a child with a disability, there are many things to do like taking them to therapy, doctor appointments, school, and a load of other things. But how about church and teaching them about God? I know you are saying we are tired on Sundays and we never get...

Chris Lenart, Founder of Disability Awareness, speaks to students, youth groups, conference audiences, faith-based institutions and the workplace to promote disability awareness.

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