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Join us for a book talk with author and former CHSA board member Russell Jeung for “At Home in Exile” (Zondervan 2016), now available on Amazon! Happening at the Learning Center on November 12 at 1:30pm. Book sales and signings to follow the talk.
Jeung’s spiritual memoir shares the joyful and occasionally harrowing stories of his life in East Oakland’s Murder Dubs neighborhood—including battling drug dealers who threatened him, exorcising a spirit possessing a teen, and winning a landmark housing settlement against slumlords with 200 of his closest Cambodian and Latino friends.
With humor and keen insight, At Home in Exile will help you see how living in exile will transform your faith.
Seating is limited! This event is free with museum admission, which will give you access to exhibitions. You can purchase museum admission for this event on Eventbrite >>
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Dr. Russell Jeung is a leading sociologist of Asian Americans, race, and religion. He is professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University. The author of books on race and religion, he lives in Oakland, CA, with his wife, Joan, and three children. They attend New Hope Covenant Church. All proceeds of At Home in Exile book sales and speaking engagements will go to New Hope’s ministries for refugee families.
Advance Praise for At Home in Exile:
“Russell’s life long journey to live incarnationally will tug at your heart, fill your mind, and convict your soul. The story of Oak Park is a gritty life-on-life ministry that shows how a lived out calling can bring personal discovery, multiplied disciples, and community transformation.”
—Tommy Dyo, Strategic Partnerships and Development, Epic Movement, a Cru Ministry
“I can’t remember the last that that I read a memoir where I was laughing hysterically and weeping uncontrollably in back-to-back paragraphs. With much talk about justice among evangelicals these days, Russell Jeung offers the real story of an honest, embodied life of justice. If every student I have ever taught said they wanted to be the next Russell Jeung—nothing would make me more proud. Please read this book.”
—Soong-Chan Rah, Milton B. Engebretson Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism, North Park Theological Seminary; Author of The Next Evangelicalism and Prophetic Lament