S07 E05 This week on the Danielle Strickland Podcast, season Mind Blown, Danielle and James were honoured to be joined by guest Sandra Van Opstal! It was a conversation filled with revelation, challenge, tension, joy AND practical ideas. This episode will help us all move toward being a Kingdom people!
Sandra Maria Van Opstal, a second-generation Latina, pastors at Grace and Peace Community on the west-side of Chicago. She is a preacher, liturgist and activist who re-imagining the intersection of worship and justice.
In her fifteen years with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Sandra mobilized thousands of college students for God’s mission of reconciliation and justice in the world. Sandra served as Director of Worship for the Urbana Missions Conference, Chicago Urban Program Director, Latino National Leadership Team (LaFe), and Northwestern University Team leader (Multiethnic fellowship).
For more from Sandra, go check out her website sandravanopstal.com and Chasing Justice - her latest initiative to keep Jesus at the centre.