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.
It’s Monday morning, and I’m beginning a thirteen-lecture series on life management at Holsby Brunn in Sweden. It’s a great Torchbearers school. It’s been here for fifty years or so, and it’s done some amazing things as students get away from the distractions of the world and really get empowered by the Spirit of God.Continue