Committee members reflected on a shift in how deaf and hard-of-hearing ministries are now conducted in local congregations and elsewhere. more

Local Church

An encounter with a mentally ill homeless man gives Theresa Weaver the gift of discernment along with a bracelet made from what others would consider trash. more


United Methodist Shannon Dingle resisted calling herself "disabled" for a long time, until she came to an inescapable conclusion. more


Showing hospitality to people with hearing disabilities includes providing special equipment and designing worship experiences that are more visual, writes the Rev. Leo Yates Jr. more

Local Church

The best path to United Methodist unity, writes retired Bishop Kenneth L. Carder, is to spend two weeks "living where Jesus lives" among the homeless, the addicted, the elderly, the infirm, the poor, and the undocumented. more



Photo Courtesy of Ken L. Hagler

Losing My Way: Farther Down A Blind Road

Sometimes, we must lose our way in order to find The Way to life as a follower of Jesus Christ, writes the Rev. Ken L. Hagler, who suffered the onset of a vision disability this year. more

Nov 27, 2013 11:00 AM 'Jedi Pastor' Ken L. Hagler