93: Creating a More Accessible Church: Jennifer Ji-Hye Ko on Combating Ableism in Faith Communities

If the secular world is out loving disabled people more than the church, there’s a problem. – Jennifer Ko

Jennifer Ko joins Amy Fritz for an essential conversation about disability, accessibility, and ableism in faith communities.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Learn about the complex issue of ableism in our faith communities and how to combat it.
  • Understand the importance and role of accessibility in places of worship like churches.
  • Explore theological insights into disability.
  • Reveal the deep-seated generational sin of partiality towards disabled individuals within religious circles.
  • Learn more about the challenging experiences of individuals with unseen disabilities and society’s misguided judgments.

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