Any person with Down's syndrome has the right to laugh, to cry, to feel love and suffer heartbreak, to enjoy sunsets, to work, to serve others. God, forgive us for being so selfish, cruel and hypocritical.
“There is a huge range of ways that Christians can make a difference”, says Mark Arnold, who works supporting ‘additional needs’ families in the UK.
“A brilliant role model” is exactly what he can be to the 1 in 5 children and young people who live with additional needs or disability in the UK.
This year’s Swiss ‘March For Life’ denounced that 9 in 10 babies with Down Syndrome have no chance to live. The police had to protect the event from pro-abortion radicals.
Abortion rates for prenatal diagnoses of Down syndrome, the most common chromosomal abnormality, are high: nearly 100 per cent in Iceland, 98 per cent in Denmark, and 90 per cent in the United Kingdom.
Germán López-Cortacans, has presented a thesis on the image of God in people with intellectual disabilities. “Christians have to be self-critical”.
We do not want our churches to merely include people with disabilities, we want them to be places where people with disabilities feel they belong.
What are the views of Evangelical Focus readers on the refugee crisis, marriage, ecumenism, sexual exploitation and the reliability of the Bible? We have selected the answers to some of the questions asked on our website.
Christian ministry Mefi-Boset has been working with people with intellectual disabilities in their leisure time, and supporting their families in Terrassa and Barcelona (Spain) for 20 years.
How can the church better include people with disabilities? What was Jesus Christ's approach? Thérèse Swinters (European Disability Network) speaks from her own experience.
All pregnant women in the Netherlands will have access to the Non Invasive Prenatal Testing to know if they have children with Down syndrome.
Any society that wants to survive must care for the weak and vulnerable in their midst.
“If you're feeling rejected, excluded, a stranger / remember the one who came down to the manger”. A Christmas story by Speak Life.