AAPI Hate: The Road Toward Healing

A webinar given at one of our partner ministries, Youth with a Mission in SF's Tenderloin.

Chinatown Through the Eyes of God

A sermon Steve Hong together with former board member Pastor Nate Lee preached that ties the story of Chinatown's racism to God's Kingdom (sermon starts at minute 22).

Honor-Shame and the Gospel

Book: “In this single volume, God has brought together some of the world’s brightest cross-cultural gospel communicators and thinkers to share the wisdom they have gleaned about worldview and how it is influenced by guilt, shame, and fear." — Roland Muller, author of “Honor and Shame: Unlocking the Door" - by a collection of authors including Steve Hong.


Photo book: "New Chinatown photo book explores neighborhood’s journey ‘from shame to celebration" - by award-winning author Kathy Chin Leong. (Steve Hong contributed)

Curated Book List

Pandemic Book List (Curated by Youth With a Mission, San Francisco)

For additional specific suggestions on race, justice, and the church books email Steve at

White Privilege

  • White Awake by Daniel Hill
  • White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo

American History of Incarceration

  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
  • Rethinking Incarceration by Dominique Dubois Gilliard
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

De-Colonizing American History

  • Unsettling Truths by Mark Charles & Soong-Chan Rah
  • Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

Justice, Race and Theology

  • The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone
  • Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
  • Sisters in the Wilderness by Delores Williams
  • The Death of Race by Brian Bantum
  • Rescuing Jesus by Deborah Jian Lee

Engaging in the Race/Politics Conversation

  • How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Where do we go from here by Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Do all Lives Matter? – by John Perkins & Wayne Gordon
  • Thou Shalt Not be a Jerk by Eugene Cho

Help! I don't know where to start!

  • Very Good Gospel by Lisa Sharon Harper
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • Overrated by Eugene Cho
  • Beyond Colorblind by Sarah Shin