When the church attempts to function without all of its parts, the body of Christ becomes disabled.
Same Lake, Different Boat is a transformational work—designed to renew our minds to think biblically about disability in order that our lives, our relationships, and our congregations might wholly reflect Christ.
Table of Contents:
Part I: About the Foundations
1. On Truth: The Four Missing Words
2. On Identification: Same Lake, Different Boat
3. On Respect: Common Grace, Special Needs
4. On relentlessness: Dante’s Circles of Disability
5. On Restoration: Thy Kingdom Come
Part II: About the Families
6. On Coming to Terms with a New Reality
7. On Negotiating a Path to Acceptance
8. On Living a New Normal Life
9. On Grappling with the Great Opportunity
Part III: About Facilitation in the Church
10. On Hospitality: No Room at the Inn
11. On Belonging: Same Body, Different Parts
12. On Wisdom: Questions Every Church Needs to Answer
13. On Change: Revolution or Reformation?
Stephanie Hubach is Mission to North America’s (MNA) special needs ministries director. She also serves on the Lancaster Christian Council on Disability (LCCD) and is a member of the Advisory Board for the ministry of Chosen Families.
“Stephanie’s book is well rooted theologically and, to my delight, grows out of a well-formed biblical worldview.” — Charles W. Colson, Founder and Chairman, Prison Fellowship
“Masterfully and winsomely develops a scriptural framework to help God’s people think biblically and live covenantally in all of life, including our response to disabilities.” — Susan Hunt, Author and Consultant, Christian Education and Publications, Presbyterian Church in America
“Stephanie Hubach’s superb book tells us how to transform the church into a place of hospitality and welcome for children and adults with disabilities and their families. Her heartwarming stories about Timmy and her scholarly discussion of a biblical view of disability make this book both pleasurable and instructive.” — Ginny Thornburgh, Director, Religion and Disability Program, National Organization on Disability