API’s Seeking Biblical Values and Social Justice Conference
Jim Wallis will give the keynote address at the "API's Seeking Biblical Values and Social Justice Conference" on Friday, October 12, 2012. Following his presentation, a panel of local leaders will respond to Jim's remarks. Panelists include: Ken Fong, senior pastor of Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles; Diane Ujiiye, community activist; James Kang, editor of SUBTLE magazine; and Vaka Faletau, community activist.
The two-day conference, October 12-13, will also feature a wide array of presenters, panels, and workshops. Workshop topics will include, but are not limited to:
- How can API Christians love their neighbors?
- How to vote on key issues facing our nation in the 2012 elections
- Building bridges between API conservative and progressive churches
Asian & Pacific Islander Christians for Social Justice (API-CSJ), a network of API Christians from the Southern California area, is organizing and hosting this conference. API Christians from the Southern California area are encouraged to attend the conference in order to build inter-church bridges, discuss vital social and political issues, and develop the hearts and minds necessary to be God’s agents in the world.
This event is open to the public, but registration is required. The cost of the two-day conference is $40 with discounts provided to students and early registrants. For more details and to register online, visit: http://apisjchristians.tumblr.com/conference.