Faculty

Thomas Kim
President
  • M.Div, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
  • D.Min.GM, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
Joseph Kim
Dean of External Affairs
  • M.Div, Dae Shin University and Theological Seminary, South Korea
Kevin Dolan
Professor
  • M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, CA
  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of California, Riverside, CA
Joanna Ming Shan Sung
Professor
  • M.A. in TESOL Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
  • M.B.A. from California American University, Los Angeles, CA
  • B.A. in Philosophy (Minor in English Language and Literature), Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Mark Schwans
Professor
  • Masters of Science, Educational Leadership, California State University, Fullerton, CA 2002
  • Master of Arts, Pastoral Studies, Azusa University, Azusa, CA 1997 Cum Laude
  • Teacher Credential Program Concordia University, Irvine, CA 1997
  • Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Ministry, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA 1991 Cum Laude
Evelyn Chai Chua
Professor
  • Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA, in progress), Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
  • M.B.A., Tsinghua University, Beijing China
  • Bachelor of Science, Applied Economics and Legal Management, De la Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
Alexis Gormley
Professor
  • Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design, Art Institute of Orange County, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, California State University, Fullerton, CA

Seung Yeon Oh
Professor

  • M.A., Fine Arts, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea
  • B.A. Fine Arts, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea

Barry Bostain
Professor

  • Bachelor of Communications, California State, Los Angeles
  • Associate Degree of Spanish, Valley College

Edward Ju
Professor

  • Juris Doctor, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Master of Science, Management Information Systems, University of Southern California
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Southern California

Ryan Huber
Professor

  • Ph.D. Theology and Ethics (in progress), Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
  • Th.M. in Theology/Ministry, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA (Additional studies in Christian Education in Certificate of Advanced Educational Specialization)
  • M.A. in Christian Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Magna Cum Laude Graduate
  • B.A. in Social Science, Minor in History, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, Cum Laude Graduate

Nathan Read
Professor

  • M.A. in Humanities, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA
  • B.A. in History and Political Science, Concordia University, Irvine, CA

Jonathan Russell
Professor

  • M.A. in Theological Studies, (Theology, Biblical Studies, and Culture), Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
  • B.A. in Humanities, Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Rachel Jiyoon Kim
Professor

  • Bachelor of Music Performance, Berklee College of Music
  • Seoul Art College, Seoul Korea
  • Seoul Jazz Academy, Seoul Korea

Han Min Jang
Professor

  • M.Div, Dae Han Theological Seminary
  • B.Th., California State Christian University

Song Kwang Kim
Professor

  • M.Div, Dae Shin University and Theological Seminary

Dong-Wook Cho
Professor

  • M.F.A., Experimental Animation, California Institute of the Arts
  • B.F.A., French Literature, Yonsei University, Korea

Cindy Lee
Professor

  • M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, PPS credential, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA
  • M.A. Pastoral Care and Counseling (in progress), Biola University, La Mirada, CA
  • B.A. Psychology and B.S. Art, (Graphic Design emphasis), Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Andrew D. Giorgetti
Professor

  • Ph.D.Student-Theology, Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • M.A. Theology, Old Testament, Biola University, La Mirada, CA
  • B.A. History, Sterling College, Sterling, KS

Adam T. Strater
Professor

  • M.A. in the Bible and Ancient Near East, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • M.A. in Jewish Studies, The Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California
  • B.A. in Philosophy and Religion, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa

Kwan Park
Professor

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Preaching and the Arts, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
  • M.Div, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
  • B.S., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles

Thomas Andrew Bennett
Professor

  • Ph.D. in Theology, Minor in New testament,ABD, FullerTheological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
  • M.Div, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
  • B.A. in Philosophy, Davidson College, Davidson, NC