Sandra Maria Van Opstal on Neighboring Well and Leading the Church as a Woman of Color

Season 1, Episode 3


This week the team sits down with Sandra Maria Van Opstal, who is an author, preacher, activist, and the Executive Director of the non-profit Chasing Justice. We talk with her about her work, the challenges women of color face leading as activists and pastors, what keeps her motivated and joyful, and a lot more.  

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