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.
This week I am speaking at Taurenhof Bible School in Schladming, Austria. It is something I do every year, being involved in the ministry of Torchbearers. I love the fact that there are a hundred students here who are really ready to do things for God. My job is to speak on the Ten Commandments, and I’m always blown away by the Second Commandment, about idols.Continue