Churches were exempted from a federal law requiring accessibility and equal opportunity for Americans in 1990, but advocates say the upcoming 25th anniversary of the landmark legislation is a second chance for houses of worship to take the lead in striking down barriers that remain.

Published in Social Issues

A rare show of bipartisanship in Congress bodes well for legislation aimed at improving the lives of up to 54 million Americans living with disabilities.

Published in Politics

American Baptist Home Mission Societies is offering resources for churches observing National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Published in Organizations

American Baptists were among the participants who discussed topics including a United Nations treaty on disability ratified by 141 countries but rejected by the U.S. Senate.

Published in Politics
Friday, 14 June 2013 13:45

Re-imagining disability

A new theology of disability envisions a Body of Christ where all have a place.

Published in Thinking Theologically