Amplifying Our Witness: Giving Voice to Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities  -     By: Benjamin T. Conner
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Amplifying Our Witness: Giving Voice to Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2012 / Paperback

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Nearly twenty percent of adolescents have developmental disabilities, yet far too often they are marginalized within churches. Amplifying Our Witness challenges congregations to adopt a new, practice-centered approach to congregational ministry--one that includes and amplifies the witness of adolescents with developmental disabilities. Replete with stories taken from Benjamin Conner's own extensive experience with befriending and discipling adolescents with developmental disabilities.

Highlights
  • Shows how churches exclude the mentally disabled in various structural and even theological ways
  • Stresses the intrinsic value of kids with developmental disabilities
  • Reconceptualizes evangelism to adolescents with developmental disabilities, emphasizing hospitality and friendship.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 120
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0802867219
ISBN-13: 9780802867216
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One of the most astonishing books on Christian formation, youth ministry, and mission that I have ever read...This is not a book about how to do ministry with youth with disabilities; it is about how they are in ministry with us. Brimming with stories of young people you might have overlooked, Amplifying Our Witness reads effortlessly yet plunges us into the deepest questions of what it means to be human, to be Christian, and to be someone who bears God's image. This book did not just move me--it changed me.
-Kenda Creasy Dean

Benjamin Conner here calls attention to what it means for the church to minister to and receive the ministry of adolescents across the ability spectrum. This powerful book will transform the way we think about the missio Dei in a world of differing abilities!
-Amos Yong

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