Webinar: Faith in the Public Square: Justice and Christian Witness with Nikki Toyama-Szeto (Oct 29, 2017)

The video can also be viewed here.

Nikki Toyama-Szeto, Executive Director of Evangelicals for Social Action, led a discussion on bringing faith and discipleship into the areas of public discourse. This webinar looked at the connection points justice, witness, and discipleship. It also took a look at popular theological frameworks for justice informed discipleship.

Here are links to a recent interview with Nikki by Outreach Magazine:

Suggested reading:

  • Ron Sider, Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger
  • Nikki Toyama-Szeto and Abraham George, God of Justice
  • Mae Cannon, Social Justice Handbook
  • Bethany Hoang and Kristin Johnson, The Justice Calling

About Out Webinar Leader

Nikki Toyama-Szeto is the Executive Director of Evangelicals for Social Action. She works  with leaders of faith communities to help ignite a passion for biblical justice among the Global Church.  She speaks and trains leaders globally, most recently in Nepal for Tearfund.  She writes and speaks from her experiences as a leader in organizations like International Justice Mission, the Urbana Conference and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.  She served on the Third Lausanne Congress (2010), helping to develop the plenary program.

She was a co-editor of the book More than Serving Tea (IVP, 2006). The book is a collection of essays, stories and poems looking at the intersection of race, gender, and faith for Asian American women.  She also co-wrote Partnering with the Global Church (IVP, 2012) with Femi Adeleye and edited the Urbana Onward series. Additionally, she is a co-author of The God of Justice: IJM Institute’s Global Church Curriculum (IVP, 2015).

She has a mechanical engineering degree from Stanford University and completed her masters in organizational leadership at Eastern University studying in South Africa. Nikki resides in the DC metro area with her family.

 

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