Panel discussion: Christ Among the Classes

A book and panel discussion inspired by
Christ Among the Classes: The Rich, the Poor and the Mission of God

Al Tizon, author, in conversation with Nikki Toyama-Szeto, Executive Director Christians for Social Action

Moderator: Craig Wong, Executive Director, New College Berkeley

Date: Sunday, May 21, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Location: Berkeley Covenant Church, 1632 Hopkins Street Berkeley, CA 94707

Free Admission. 

Resilient or Stubborn?

By Craig Wong

In a recent conversation among leaders of the church, a pastor offered an observation that has stayed with me. The topic of our conversation was about preaching resurrection hope amid a pandemic.

The Fear That Trumps Our Witness

By Craig Wong
As I write to you, almost a year has passed since a new president was inaugurated in our nation’s capital. A lot has happened since then. It is possible that your political sentiments are changing. Maybe they’ve hardened.

The Racial Divide and a Crisis of Theology and Will

By Craig Wong

When I had the opportunity of visiting Atlanta for the very first time, my top priority was to visit the Martin Luther King Center and learn about a man clearly characterized by the ministry of reconciliation.

Believing That We Need Each Other

By Craig Wong

To those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, together with all those who in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ…in every way you have been enriched in him, in speech and knowledge of every kind…so that you are not lacking in any spiritual gift…God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

The Church’s “Third Rail” of Immigration

By Craig Wong
The political theater around the topic of immigration can best be described as painfully comic, especially in election seasons, as each candidate frets and spins in a clumsy attempt to communicate a coherent position.

Church + Humility = Hope

By Craig Wong
I’m seeing, over the past 15 years, a growing embrace of humility, not only as virtue but also as paramount to recovery of the American church’s reason to exist.