Andrew Ong serves as the pastor in residence at Christ Church Berkeley. Currently, he is working to complete a Ph.D. in World Christianity at the University of Edinburgh on Chinese American Evangelicals. In addition to Jesus, Andrew loves snuggling with his baby girl, feasting with his and his wife’s families, hooping with his long-time #DubNation bros, and smiling.

How to Be an Asian American Pastor
By Andrew Ong

Seventeen years ago, 10th grade me walked into my senior pastor’s office. There, I nervously shared with him that I thought God was calling me to be a pastor. I began to cry as Pastor Steve prayed over me.