Pastah J is a sought after speaker and writer. Along with numerous blogs and articles he has contributed to multiple books including: Making Neighborhoods Whole: A Handbook for Christian Community Development edited by Dr. Wayne Gordon and Dr. John Perkins. Liberating Leadership: Refection on the Struggle of Our Time edited by Leroy Barber and The Least of These edited by Ann Ward.
In 2018 Pastah J released his debut book published by Intervarsity Press. Church Forsaken: Practicing Presence in Neglected Neighborhoods
Speaking Topics Include:
Christian Community Development Philosophy
Rebranding the Urban Pastor/Church
Reconciliation: Everybody's ministry
Hip-Hop Culture and the Church
Hip-Hop as Worship
Bi-Focal Perspective: Seeing the World as God does...
Church Forsaken: Practicing Presence in Neglected Neighborhoods
Church Based Reparations: Practical Ways to repair the damage of America's Original Sin.
"I recently preached at an African-American church being led by a dynamic, energetic, pastor on the south side of Chicago named Jonathan Brooks. I have great hope this ministry will do some serious kingdom damage in that neighborhood." - Noel Castellanos, Former CEO of Christian Community Development Association