We encourage churches to think through ways to adapt existing age and stage-of-life programs to allow individuals with disabilities and their families to participate more fully. This planning chart (PDF) […]
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
Attend Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville on a Sunday morning and you’re likely to run into people involved in the church’s Special Needs Ministry. With several Sunday School classes for […]
Disability ministry, now a very natural part of church body life at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia, has come a long way since its beginning in 2000. “During the […]
The effect of disability on every child is unique. Many children with disabilities have difficulty being motivated to learn and do things that don’t intuitively seem like things they should […]
There are many ways in which churches can be inaccessible to people with disabilities, the elderly and injured. A primary one is physical accessibility. Being physically accessible is an expression of […]
The word disability often conjures images and ideas that reflect a limited understanding of the unique abilities of people who have disabling conditions. Disability often causes us to focus on […]
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.