Our newest InFaith Pictures film looks at life with autism through interviews with parents and caregivers of those affected by the disorder. One in sixty-eight American children is on the autism spectrum, and raising a child on the spectrum is not easy. It takes a lot of patience, kindness, and willingness to let go of the desire to control every nuance of life – qualities and character traits that few (if any) parents possess within themselves apart from Jesus. To image Jesus to a child with autism means relying on the Holy Spirit every day for strength, grace, and love.
If you’re reading my blog, you’ll know that we had a baptism service at our church, but let me tell you a little background. There was a man there who really desired for me to baptize him, but I needed to be in Oregon early on Monday morning, and my flight schedule would not allow me to be at the baptism service.Continue