J.S. Park, author, hospital chaplain, husband and father, joins Dear Asian Americans to talk about finding hope and optimism in people. J.S. shares about his family’s Korean American origin story, the moment he knew he was meant to be a chaplain, and the power of community. Listen in as Jerry and J.S. discuss navigating the relationships with our parents, taking care of ourselves (or how we struggle to), and unlearning the myths about Asians and Asian Americans.
J.S. Park is a hospital chaplain, former atheist/agnostic, sixth degree black belt, suicide survivor, Korean-American, and loves Jesus.
J.S. is author of The Voices We Carry: Finding Your One True Voice in a World of Clamor and Noise. Published by Northfield/Moody.
J.S. currently serves at a 1000+ bed hospital, one of the top-ranked in the nation, and was also a chaplain for three years at one of the largest nonprofit charities for the homeless on the east coast.
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