Amanda Potthast

Amanda Potthast is a student at Calvin College studying speech pathology. She has served as a worship apprentice on campus as well as an intern with Reflectors Ministry, a disability ministry at Faith Church in Dyer, Indiana.

Articles by this author:

  • Worship and the Deaf Community

    When we enter a worship setting, we’re often met by a cacophony of sounds: the hum of friendly greetings, the strum of a guitar, the laughter of young children. We absorb God’s Word and proclaim God’s glory through speaking and listening and singing. But what happens when the person walking through the doors of our church is deaf? How does one participate in worship, specifically musical worship, without the ability to hear?