Disability Ministry Semester Certificate Program

August 20 - December 16, 2018

Become involved with the worldwide disability movement!

Beyond Suffering will provide you with a roadmap to an effective and inspiring disability ministry. Created by the Joni and Friends Christian Institute on Disability, Beyond Suffering is a comprehensive course that gives an overview of the theological and practical underpinnings of the 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.

This 16-week semester style online course covers one lesson of Beyond Suffering per week. Depending on how fast you read and write, assignments, including reflection questions and participating in the online discussion board with other students, should not take more than a few hours a week. Since students take the course from around the world, there is no specific time you are required to be online to participate. After your assignments are submitted and approved, you will receive your Certificate of Completion in the mail or as an email attachment.

Beyond Suffering Online: Frequently Asked Questions

*If you are interested in enrolling for any of our Beyond Suffering courses, and you live on a fixed income or you are a missionary or work for a missionary organization, please fill out the Beyond Suffering Financial Hardship Application. While we cannot guarantee a discount, we will take your particular situation under careful consideration.

Please submit any questions you have to Ben Rhodes Ph.D, Manager of Academic Studies at brhodes@joniandfriends.org.

If you have any problems with registration, please contact Donna Ainsworth at 818-575-1794 or email cid@joniandfriends.org.


Non-Refundable Registration Cost (does not include materials)
1 person $175.00
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