Pastor, critic of abuses of power, advocate for the poor, disciple who believes transform all things on earth is the purpose of the gospel.
Seth Kaper-Dale is Pastor at the Reformed Church of Highland Park, with his co-pastor wife Stephanie. Seth is author of A Voice for Justice and has been outspoken on immigration reform, detention reform, torture by the CIA, solitary confinement as torture, affordable housing, re-entry, LGBT rights and refugee protection and resettlement.
He leads a housing corporation that houses homeless veterans, refugees, asylum seekers, youth aging out of foster care, formerly incarcerated students, justice-involved youth and chronically homeless adults. He is a central part of efforts that deal with re-entry, hurricane sandy relief, low-income mental health service and torture. He is a member of the board of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture. Seth has most recently coordinated the formation of the Central New Jersey Interfaith Coalition for Refugee Resettlement.
Seth credits being part of an active church--the Reformed Church of Highland Park--for his engagement in efforts to make the last, first, and to shake the powerful to 'wake up' while they sit in their thrones.