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Bruce Reyes-Chow

Bruce Reyes-Chow

United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America
California, United States of America

Coaching Expertise: Faith, Families, Keynotes, Leadership, Life Coaching, Non-Profit Organizations, Parenting, Personal Development, Students/Youth, Technology

Coaching Availability: Is accepting new clients

Coaching Method: Coaching Packages, Corporate Training Programs (e.g. Your Location), In Person, Individual (In-Person, Phone or Skype), Keynote Speaker, Online Video Conference (e.g. Skype), Phone, Seminars & Retreats, Workshops

Coaching Language: English (USA)

About Bruce Reyes-Chow

Bruce is a pastor, author, consultant, and coach. A 3rd Generation Chinese/Filipino, armchair sociologist, and technology enthusiast. Bruce speaks and teaches on faith, race, parenting, leadership, and technology in a variety of contexts from seminaries to conferences to congregations to non-profits to pre-schools. While he speaks to both religious and secular audiences, he is committed to living and expressing a Christian faith that is beautifully complex, unimaginably just and excruciatingly gracious.

He is the author of four books, The Definitive-ish Guide for Using Social Media in the Church (Shookfoil Books, 2012) and But I Don't See You as Asian: Curating Conversations about Race (2013), 40 Days, 40, Prayers, 40 Words: Lenten Reflections for Everyday Life (WJK Press, 2016) and, Rule #2: Don't Be an Asshat: An Official Handbook for Raising Parents and Children. (Bacosa Books, 2016).

Bruce has been a Presbyterian pastor for over 22 years and served as the founding pastor of Mission Bay Community Church in San Francisco from 2000-2012, a church of young, multicultural and progressive Presbyterians. He also served CA congregations in Portola Valley, Daly City, and San Francisco. In 2008 he was the youngest person ever elected as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA), the highest elected office of the then 1.8 million-member denomination. Bruce’s main work with organizations and individuals has dealt with organizational systems, institutional change, and long-term visioning. With individuals he often addresses understanding authentic leadership styles, maintaining work-life balance, and helping people move from passion to implementation. He has experience working with the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Inventory, The Enneagram, as well as being a Gallup-Certified CliftonStrengths and trained in Organizational Transition Leadership and Pastoral Care and Counseling.

Bruce received his BA in Asian American Studies, Philosophy and Sociology from San Francisco State University (1991), MA from San Francisco Theological Seminary (1995) and an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Austin College (2010). He was the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from San Francisco Theological Seminary in 2009.

He is currently the Interim Pastor at Broadmoor Presbyterian Church in Daly City and the Director of Coaching at The Center of Progressive Renewal. Bruce extremely active on social media with 10,400+ followers on Twitter, 12,500+ Likes/Friends on Facebook, 3,700+ Followers on Instagram, and a significant blog readership. Bruce lives in San Francisco with his wife, three daughters, and two canines. He is an avid soccer fan, follows the Oakland Athletics Baseball Club, and photography feeds his soul.

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