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Corporate Internship: Area Ministry Office

  • January 1 - December 31, 2018
  • Dependent on Internship Length and Location
  • Categories: Cause 4 Life Internships

Corporate Interns serving at a Joni and Friends Area Ministry Office will have the unique opportunity of gaining insight into the inner-workings of a disability ministry, non-profit environment. Interns will gain perspective of our unique culture of integration across our departments and Field Offices. Interns will be paired with an ...

Corporate Internship: International Disability Center

  • January 1 - December 31, 2018
  • Dependent on Internship Length and Location
  • Categories: Cause 4 Life Internships

Corporate Interns serving at the International Disability Center will have the unique opportunity of gaining insight into the inner-workings of a disability ministry, non-profit environment. Serving at the Joni and Friends headquarters, interns will gain perspective of our unique culture of integration across our departments and Field Offices. Interns will ...

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Education & Training Resources

Beyond Suffering Next Generation Teacher's Guide

  • June 22, 2015

The Beyond Suffering for the Next Generation Teacher’s Guide makes teaching this course a joy whether in class or as a small group study. It includes a CD-ROM with 16 lesson plans, colorful PowerPoints, and 2 DVDs with 6 hours of video case studies, featuring the award-winning Joni and Friends television series and much more!

CD and 2 DVDs

Introducing Beyond Suffering Advanced Studies: A Christian View on the Healthcare Humanities

  • April 13, 2015
  • Joni and Friends
  • Christian Institute on Disability

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The Courage to Bridge Worlds

  • June 19, 2013

by: Angela Novak Amado

Download Only - Article will be available for ONE download after you complete your purchase.

This article describes the two worlds of "services" and "community," decrying their separation and the results of that separation in the lives of individuals affected by disability.

From the Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability (JCID) Vol.2, No.1, Spring ...

Almost Friends

  • June 19, 2013

Free Download

by: Jennifer Baca and Jeff McNair

A survey was conducted of human services professionals working with individuals with developmental disabilities regarding issues related to friendship.

From the Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability (JCID) Vol.2, No.1, Spring/Summer 2013

Journal Subscriptions also Available

Disability Awareness Training for Students without Disabilities

  • June 19, 2013

by: Sarah E. Slayman

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This study examines the effectiveness of the Beyond Suffering curriculum on changing attitudes in middle school students in a Christian school toward students with developmental disabilities. The study uses a pre and post test to measure change.

From the Journal of the ...

Friendships and Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities

  • June 19, 2013

by: Blaine Clyde

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Despite years of integration, adolescents with intellectual disabilities still experience loneliness, isolation, and lack of friendships. This research set out to gain a better understanding of the role friendship has in evangelism in the life of adolescents with intellectual disabilities.

From the Journal ...

Beyond Suffering iBook

  • March 5, 2013

Beyond Suffering: A Christian View on Disability Ministry

Purchase 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.

*Since the Beyond Suffering ...

Bioethics Brief Series: End of Life Care

  • November 1, 2011
  • Kathy McReynolds

All human life is a gift from God and ought to be cherished for that reason alone. That all human life has value can be seen not only in the doctrine of the image of God (Ge. 1 & 2), but also in the biblical picture of a God who cares for the weakest among us. These truths ought to ...

Cause 4 Life in China!

  • June 23, 2011
  • Joni and Friends
  • Cause 4 Life

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Cause 4 Life Internships

  • June 2, 2011
  • Joni and Friends
  • Cause 4 Life, Video Archives

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