Bridge to a New America

Jim WallisIn January 2018 Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church and the San Jose Presbytery’s Peace and Justice Task Force were honored to host nationally-known speaker Jim Wallis, who spoke about racism and social justice.

View his talk here:

Original Sin BookIn his latest book, America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America, Wallis offers an urgent and deeply personal call to action in overcoming the racism that is so ingrained in American society. Jim Wallis is the founder and leader of Sojourners, a bestselling author, public theologian, and social activist. He has written more than ten books, including The (Un)Common Good and the New York Times bestsellers God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It and The Great Awakening, and is a frequent speaker in the United States and abroad.

Wallis is the first speaker to be brought to our community through the Charlie Jensen Lectureship by the Mission and Service Ministry Team.