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.
Every year, our church, Sanctuary Church in Beaumont, California, does a baptism service in the lake up at Forest Home on a Sunday afternoon. We all go to church, and then about 3:00 we gather for a great picnic lunch, lots of water sports, activities for the kids, people connecting, and fellowship. It is awesome and very, very fun to watch our people enjoy being together. Continue