Redefining Perfect

The Distillery Season 2

The Church is a diminished place if it is not comprised of people with different abilities. In this episode, Amy Jacober explores how theology is better understood through the lens of disability. She shares from her experience as a youth pastor and professor to offer hope for a fully integrated church community.

The Distillery is a podcast that explores the essential ingredients of book and research projects with experts in their field of study. Learn what motivates their work and why it matters for Christian theology and ministry.

Jacober Amy


Amy Jacober is a founding member and faculty of the Sonoran Theological Group. Jacober is a veteran youth worker who holds a Ph.D. in Theology from Fuller Seminary. She volunteers with Young Life’s Capernaum ministry as well as serves on the National Board. Her book is titled Redefining Perfection: The Interplay Between Theology and Disability.

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Associate Pastor, Faith Lutheran Church, Bismarck, ND

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