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"Do Justice, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly..." - David Wheeler


Can we combine a fierce pursuit of justice with humility, kindness, and a conviction that "the moral arc of the universe does indeed bend toward justice”?

Originally from Louisville, KY.  David has degrees from Yale University Divinity School (M.Div.) and the Graduate Theological Union (Th.D).  Pastoral ministry including First Baptist Church of Los Angeles and First Baptist Church of Portland.  He’s had teaching positions at Central Baptist Seminary (Kansas City); Fuller Seminary; San Francisco Theological Seminary, Southern California; and Palmer Theological Seminary.  David was also a guest professor in Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Russia.  He’s had 40 years of bilingual ministry.  He had been an Organizer for CLUE (Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice), Los Angeles.  Currently, David is a member of the Faith/Labor Committee, and Portland Jobs with Justice.

There will also be a Special Collections this Sunday benefiting "PDX NAACP"


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