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Two Resources for Those Serving the Disabled

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Beyond Suffering: A Christian View on Disability Ministry

By Joni Eareckson Tada and Steve Bundy

Study Guide

Created by the Joni and Friends Christian Institute on Disability, this soft cover book provides a comprehensive course giving an overview of the theological and practical underpinnings of the disability ministry movement. It will equip you to think critically, compassionately, and clearly about the complex issues that impact people with disabilities and their families and to confidently bring them the love of Christ. Soft cover, 291 pages, includes CD-ROM. $40.00

Leader’s Guide

The Beyond Suffering Leader’s Guide is a two-DVD and CD-ROM set that offers teaching resources for use with the Beyond Suffering Study Guide. Inside this case you will find a complete leader’s guide, 16 lesson plans, introductory videos for each course module, case studies from the award-winning Joni and Friends television episodes and much more. $45.00

iBooks Edition

This interactive multi-touch book combines the Study and Leader’s Guides into a seamless, multimedia experience for today’s students featuring videos from the award-winning Joni and Friends television series. It works with all the iPad’s accessibility features including adaptive screen magnification and VoiceOver® technology. Available on iTunes. $14.99  

To order, go to: Beyond Suffering: A Christian View on Disability Ministry


Youth al Fine–Making Music Accessible

Youth al Fine seeks to make music accessible to children in China with special needs and limited access to music. They are making available music push-buttons which play 活出爱, a two-minute long Chinese praise song. The music push-button is designed to be easily activated by children with limited fine motor control. 

For more information about Youth al Fine or requesting the music push buttons for distribution to special needs children in your area of China, write to Esperanza Lee at

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