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Peter Chin


Peter Chin

Peter Chin is a pastor, writer, speaker and advocate for racial reconciliation. A graduate of Yale University and Fuller Seminary, he has pastored and planted churches in Los Angeles, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Seattle, and now serves as lead pastor of Rainier Avenue Church, located in one of the most culturally diverse zip codes of the United States.

His advocacy work in racial reconciliation has been profiled in several national news outlets, including "CBS Sunday Morning," the Washington Post, and NPR's "Tell Me More" and "All Things Considered." His essay on reconciliation between Koreans and African Americans in the inner city was one of the winners of Christianity Today's "This Is Our City" essay contest.

As a writer, Peter has been frequent contributor to both Christianity Today and RELEVANT Magazine, and his 2013 essay for Christianity Today was one of the most widely read articles of that year for the site. He is also a devotional writer for Our Daily Journey, a ministry of Our Daily Bread, and he is the author of the book BLINDSIDED BY GOD: Disappointment, Suffering, and the Untamable Goodness of God.

Peter is the husband of a courageous breast cancer survivor and the father to five wonderful children. Peter does nothing in his free time because as a father of five, free time does not exist.

Peter Chin

Books by Peter Chin

by Peter Chin - Christian, Christian Living, Nonfiction

When Peter Chin moved his family into an inner-city neighborhood to plant a church, he was sure he was doing what God wanted. But in the span of a few months, his family experienced a heartbreaking miscarriage, a break-in at their home, a breast cancer diagnosis, and the termination of their health insurance. Why would God allow these things to happen? But God had one more surprise prepared for the Chins: a child, conceived in the most unlikely and dangerous of circumstances, through whom Peter would realize that although God's ways were wild and strange, they were always good.