Aizaiah G. Yong

Assistant Professor of Spirituality

Aizaiah G. Yong (he/him) is an ordained Pentecostal Christian minister and practical theologian who has served in religious and higher education leadership for over a decade devoting his energy to healing and advocacy work that centers QTBIPOC communities. He is a distinguished international speaker, and his background includes keynote presentations, guest sermons at a diverse range of ecumenical ministries, psychospiritual private and community-based practice, faculty teaching experience, and seminary administrative leadership. His recent book, Multiracial Cosmotheadrism: a Practical Theology of Multiracial Experiences (Orbis Books, 2023), received the internationally acclaimed 2022 Raimon Panikkar Prize for the English language and critically explores how multiracial people transform efforts towards racial and planetary justice. Additional research interests of his include: contemplative spirituality, spiritual care, critical mixed-race studies, internal family systems, as well as interreligious/intercultural facilitation. Aizaiah believes that healing is a collective work that is received when we relate to ourselves, one another, and the world with authenticity, curiosity, and perseverance.



BA, Regent University

MA, Northwest University

PhD, Claremont School of Theology

I love working at CST because it is a community of spiritual seekers, champions for justice and healing, and with unrelenting passion to embrace and conspire together for the sake of the flourishing of all Life.

Aizaiah G. Yong

Assistant Professor of Spirituality
A great theological education dismantles everything you assumed to be “right” and helps you rebuild with true understanding. My CST experience was life-altering. I am changed and on fire to transform the world.
Abigail Clauhs '17