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Joseph J. Kim

Joseph J. Kim

Associate Professor of Intercultural Education | Associate Director of the Doctor of Ministry Programoffice: 909-687-1673

Since 1994, Dr. Kim has been teaching in the areas of intercultural studies, leadership skills formation, and educational leadership. He has served as the English Ministry pastor at various Korean-American churches since 1990. He has been passionately involved in challenging the next generation of immigrant Christians to pursue God’s dream instead of the American dream. This challenge has also included mobilizing the immigrant churches for missions as well as encouraging the second generation to consider full time vocational ministry.

Dr. Kim’s research interests include culture’s impact on understanding and communicating the gospel, bilingual education, and higher education

Prior to coming to the seminary, Dr. Kim worked as a systems engineer at Rockwell International in Anaheim, California. He and his wife, Mary, have three children, Caleh, Austin, and Karis.

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Degrees & Accolades

Ph.D. BIOLA University
M.A.C.E. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
M.S. California Polytechnic University
B.S. University of California at Santa Barbara