Season 1, Episode 4 — 24 March 2016
About this episode
Rev. Peter McKechnie, the director of the Knoxville, Tennessee regional office of Joni and Friends, talks about his upcoming workshop at TASH's Faith and Flourishing conference. He will talk about why faith is important to full inclusion for people with disabilities and cover the five steps congregations need to take to be equipped to evangelize to people affected by disability.
This is the first in a three-part preview of our upcoming conference, Faith and Flourishing: Embracing Inclusion for People with Disabilities, Their Families, and Congregations to be held on April 22nd in Nashville, Tennessee.
About the presenters
Rev. Peter McKechnie has spent 15 years as a pastor in Presbyterian churches throughout the South. His first introduction to disability ministry came as a teenager volunteering for and then joining the staff of The Brookwood Community, a residential/vocational campus for adults living with disability, for