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S2, Episode 8: Pastoring a Church Towards Diversity & Justice

July 19, 2022

This episode highlights an Asian American woman faith leader who transitioned her church towards adopting a gospel centered on diversity, equity, and justice in practical ways. Listen in as Rev. Soo Ji Alvarez describes how she became the lead pastor within her community in the middle of a pandemic, and how she continues to pastor her church through this current season in our country. 

Learn more about Rev. Soo Ji Alvarez:
Website: https://www.theavenue.life/about/our-staff/
Facebook: The Avenue Church

Resources
Book: A Biblical Study Guide for Equal Pulpits
Website: Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy
Survey: Asian American Congregational Leadership Practices Survey

Host: ISAAC // @isaacfellowship // www.isaacweb.org
Co-host / Sound Producer: Joana Choi
Music: Paul Choi

Disclaimer: The views, actions and affiliations of guests invited on this podcast do not always reflect ISAAC’S official stances; they belong to the guests. This podcast is a platform for voices to be shared and perspectives to be discussed.

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