Adam Griffin, Chelsea Griffin, and Cassie Bryant are joined by are joined by Laura Wifler to discuss how the Imago Dei shapes and forms how we view ourselves and those around us, including those with disabilities.
Questions Covered in This Episode:
- Could you tell us a little about your family and your ministry?
- You’ve got a new kids book out “Like Me: A Story About Disability and Discovering God’s Image in Every Person.” Where did the idea for this book come from?
- You’ve already written a beautiful book for moms, Risen Motherhood, was this experience a lot different?
- How can parents help foster conversations about the differences our kids will see in themselves and others?
- Can you talk to us about how our theology around the “image of God” gets to be part of how we lead our kids to think about themselves and others?
- As a parent of a child with disabilities, what encouragement can you share with the multitude of other parents who have children with disabilities?
- How can we care well for families who are going through diagnosis while being sensitive to their unique situation?
- What do you wish that churches understood about families who are navigating raising kids with disabilities?
- How do you see “God made you, God loves you, God is kind to you” being something could be used by a Christian family who is trying to disciple well?
- How do you counsel a family who is struggling with a diagnosis or difficulty?
- Sometimes parents will ask us about leading family devotions and family discipleship with kids who have learning differences and disabilities, any advice or encouragement for them?
- Are there any scriptures that have been especially precious to you as you’ve parented?
- What are some ways that we can pray for you?
Laura Wifler co-founded Risen Motherhood in 2016, a ministry that brings gospel-hope to moms around the world, and today she is the Executive Director of the nonprofit. She has written several books including but not limited to; Risen Motherhood, Any Time, Any Place, Any Prayer, Social Sanity In An Insta World, and To The Cross I Cling. Laura shares her writing through articles, essays, and poetry online. You can find her fairly regularly on Instagram and definitely through her newsletter.
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