Episode 7: Pastor and activist Bruce Reyes-Chow, author of In Defense of Kindness
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Here in the 7th episode of Madang, I talk with pastor and activist Bruce Reyes-Chow. Reyes-Chow is an author, speaker, parent, consultant, coach, podcaster, and pastor. He speaks and writes on issues of faith, technology, race, parenting, and church culture. He has been an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA) for over 25 years and is currently the Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, Senior Consultant with The Convergence Network, and a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. He hosts the podcast, BRC & Friends, and is the author of four books. His latest is, In Defense of Kindness: Why It Matters, How It Changes Our Lives, and How It Can Save the World (Chalice Press, 2021). He has an active online presence and can be found on most social networks via @breyeschow.
In this episode, we talk about AAPI Heritage Month, family life, pastoring, living with difficult people, Rosanne Barr trolling him on Twitter, kindness, and more.