The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Maxie and Steve and all God's children

11 tips for including youth with special needs in Sunday school

"God made Maxie and Steve!" Mark proclaimed. I was trying to figure out who Maxie and Steve were when my son mentioned a beautiful garden. He had heard those names in Sunday school--Maxie and Steve were Adam and Eve.

Like one out of 10 children attending our Christian education programs, Mark learns differently than "typical" kids. He has Down syndrome and is hearing impaired.

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