Lifeway Research

99% of Protestant pastors – churches are welcoming to persons with disabilities – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

LifeWay Research released the results of a study of 1,000 Protestant pastors and 1,002 Protestant churchgoers examining attitudes toward persons with disabilities and the supports churches provide to individuals with disabilities and their families. I found the results of the study quite interesting… Virtually every Protestant pastor and churchgoer believes a person with a disability would feel at home at their church, but fewer are taking active steps to make sure this is the case. A new survey from Nashville-based LifeWay…

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A psychiatrist’s thoughts on pastors and suicide – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

The most encouraging ministry development I’ve witnessed in 2019 is the way God is calling so many of his people to transform ministry with individuals and families struggling with mental illness. I’m probably aware of five times as many leaders serving in mental health ministry compared to this time last year. The interest is reflected in the volume of requests our ministry team receives for training, resources and support. One organization I hadn’t been aware of until this past week…

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