Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.


CMConnect Radio


Follow This Show

Stay in the know about new episodes and updates.
CMConnect is the free social network for those called to serve in children's and family ministry. Join us at http://www.CMConnect.org.

On-Demand Episodes

Join us November 18, 2014 as we rebroadcast one of our best shows from July 9, 2013! We'll have a special needs overview and a discussion about inclusion vs. self-contained environments. Be sure to listen! Shaping Special Hearts This... more

Join us November 4, 2014 as we rebroadcast one of our best shows from June 25, 2013! We'll dive deep and take a look inside a curriculum writer's brain. Shaping Special Hearts: Adapting Curriculum for Special Needs Vangie... more

"We'd love to do more disability ministry, but we just don't have the budget!" This is a cry of frustration for lots of churches with BIG hearts for ministry but limited monies to fund them. Listen is as Vangie interviews Ryan Wolfe about how his... more

The rate of divorce is high among families affected by disability. But what happens when parents of children with special needs remarry and blend into a new family? Listen as host Vangie Rodenbeck interviews her husband Jason and... more

Is your church leadership a little "gun shy" about special needs ministry? Are they worried about insurance, liability and the dangers of inviting so many needs into your church? Stephanie Hubach offers exceptional advice on... more

You probably have this remarkable, God-given vision for your ministry but only so much time you can devote to sharing it because you are also so busy doing it, right? The good news is that by learning a few social media tips, you can push... more

Communicating with parents can be stressful and fraught with opportunities for misunderstanding. Very often ministry leaders complain that parents of children and teens with special needs are hesitant to open up about their... more

Ever wondered what special needs ministry looks like after childhood? Having trouble finding strategies for integrating differently-abled teens into youth group? Listen as Vangie interviews Benjamin T. Conner and hear them unpack ways to... more

Join us for our next show where Vangie will interview Pam Harmon from Young Life Capernum about ministry to teens with special needs. July 15, 2014 12:00 p.m. EDT Pam Harmon is the executive director of Young Life's Capernaum... more

July 1, 2014 12:00 p.m. EDT Join host Vangie Rodenbeck for a live discussion with Benjamin Stuckey from Bethesda Lutheran Communities about including teens and young adults in ministry. Learn the art of ministering "with" and... more