About Ashley Belknap
Ashley is the Executive Director of Engaging Disability. She consults and trains numerous churches and presbyteries in disability ministry. She also ministers to families, like her own, who are touched by disability. She has published many articles and videos and is a frequent speaker at conferences throughout the US.
Entries by Ashley Belknap
The advance of the novel coronavirus in Spring 2020 resulted in stay-at-home orders in most U.S. states. People have been told to maintain a physical distance of at least 6 […]
Who might your women’s ministry intentionally encourage? There are likely to be ladies living with disability in your women’s ministry who would love to be more involved and growing in […]
As your ministry to families with disabilities grows, at some point you will likely want to organize your volunteers into a ministry team. Developing and training leadership is the next […]
Singing praises to God is one of the fundamental ways that we worship. But singing can be challenging for individuals with disabilities and the congregation around them. Acknowledging these is […]
Interest group meetings can be especially helpful when you want to learn who are the families living with disability in your church and how to best serve them. Here are […]
We often enter church with the belief that the congregation won’t understand disability. But we tend to expect our own families to understand us, even if we haven’t taken the […]
A frequently-asked question in the local church is, “What should we do next in disability ministry?” The answer varies from church to church. It largely depends on factors such as […]
Many churches are seeing a drop in attendance, and they are eager to have visitors and love them well. We want to see churches express the same eagerness for your […]
Who We Are
Engaging Disability With The Gospel is the denominational disability ministry of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). We are a ministry of Mission to North America (MNA) of the PCA. We own and operate Simply the Gospel, specializing in the creation, publishing, and online sales of Bible resources that are adapted to support the discipleship of unique learners. Our mission is to coach churches to disciple and enfold kids, teens, and adults with disabilities.