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5 Ways Churches Can Reach People with Disabilities

"American culture functions in ways that often marginalize people with disabilities. Imagine the challenges of being a wheelchair user and traveling by plane, or being a blind person placing an order at a restaurant. The obstacles can be daily for those with disabilities to partake in even the most common activities. Church is no exception, and oftentimes, people with disabilities experience church to be a difficult place to get connected.

It is estimated that less than 2% of deaf people in America have a relationship with Jesus, according to statistics from Gate Communications. The opportunity is ripe to help people with disabilities find their home in a local church. It is possible to host specific events for people with disabilities and make adjustments so that church can be a more welcoming place. Here are five ways churches can reach out to and make modifications for people with disabilities."

Read my article, 5 ways churches can reach people with disabilities, at BibleStudyTools.com.