Saturday, August 23, 2008

Help for the Hurting–Disabilities

RELATED WEBSITES

Joni and Friends
Joni Eareckson Tada founded the ministry in 1979 to communicate the gospel and equip Christ-honoring churches worldwide to evangelize and disciple people affected by disabilities.www.joniandfriends.org

Rest Ministries
Rest Ministries, Inc.( http://restministries.com ) is a non-profit Christian organization that exists to serve people who live with chronic illness or pain, & their families, by providing spiritual, emotional, relational, & practical support through a variety of programs & resources, including:
Grace Ministries
Grace Ministries offers a free newsletter, Jars of Clay, that offers encouragement and hope to those struggling with chronic illness, disabilities, and caregivers.www.tenth.org

American Association for People with Disabilities
*The largest national nonprofit cross-disability member organization in the United States, dedicated to ensuring economic self-sufficiency and political empowerment for the more than 56 million Americans with disabilities.www.aapd-dc.org

The Invisible Disabilities Advocate
Helping people understand chronic illness and pain.www.myida.org/index.html

The Christian Counsel on Persons With Disabilities
A network of Christian organizations working in disability ministry.www.ccpd.org

ARTICLES

Living with Chronic Pain and Illnesswww.family.org/lifechallenges/A000003037.cfm

Adjusting to Life with Chronic Illnesswww.family.org/lifechallenges/A000003040.cfm

Remaining Positive When Faced with Chronic Illnesswww.family.org/lifechallenges/A000003042.cfm

When We Suffer: A Biblical Perspective on Chronic Pain and Illnesswww.family.org/lifechallenges/A000003044.cfm

Ministering Effectively to the Chronically Illwww.family.org/lifechallenges/A000003041.cfm

Story: A Journey through Chronic Illnesswww.family.org/lifechallenges/A000003043.cfm

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