Bridging the Gap, or Why I Feel Uneasy About Being Penny’s Mom

I sometimes feel uneasy about being the mother of a child with special needs, and it’s not what you might think… [Read more…]

On Identity, Being an Evangelical, and Writing

Kristina Robb Dover, blogger at Saints and Sinners over at beliefnet, recently asked if she could interview me. The interview begins: Christianity Today has named you one of 50 women to know, for your work in (and I quote) “profoundly shaping the evangelical church and North American society.”  Would you also use the term “evangelical” [Read More…]

Lies I Used to Believe About Disability

When our daughter Penny was diagnosed with Down syndrome shortly after birth, I discovered that I had unwittingly believed two lies. [Read more…]

Do Your Abilities Determine Who You Are?

Is your identity comprised of what you do? Or who you love? [Read more…]