Professor Kon Hwon Yang began his service at Gateway Seminary in Mill Valley, California, as the seminary’s dean of students in 1993. Upon completion of his degree, he was elected to a faculty position in 1997. Gateway relocated Yang to its Pacific Northwest Campus in Vancouver, Washington, in 1999 where he taught Old Testament and Hebrew. From 2004 to 2015, he served as associate director for the doctor of ministry program overseeing Korean-English bilingual tracks and teaching spiritual formation. In 2015, prior to the relocation and name change of Gateway Seminary, Yang and his wife moved to Ontario, California, where he taught at the regional campus in Brea. He now teaches Old Testament, Hebrew and spiritual formation at the Los Angeles campus where his wife Patricia serves as Gateway’s digital services librarian.
Professor Yang’s academic interest and specialties include Old Testament spirituality, wisdom literature, and spirituality of the Psalms. He has written and presented articles and papers on various Old Testament topics in both popular and scholarly venues. His current research and writing projects include “Mercy-Full Moments: Exploring Old Testament Spirituality,” and “An Exodus Mandate for Transformation.”
Degrees & Accolades
Ph.D. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
B.M. Westminster Choir College