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Dr. Matthew Kim Appointed as Assistant Professor of Preaching and Ministry

March 30, 2012

South Hamilton, MA—Matthew D. Kim, Ph.D. will join Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in fall 2012 as assistant professor of Preaching and Ministry. 

Dr. Kim is currently senior pastor of Logos Central Chapel in Denver, CO. From 2000-2002, he served as youth pastor at the Korean Church of Boston, Brookline, MA. In addition, he has been a mentor for the Doctor of Ministry track in Pastoral Skills at Gordon-Conwell’s Charlotte, NC, campus, was the Burnett H. and Dorothy F. Sams Visiting Professor at the South Hamilton campus in January 2008, and was an adjunct professor at that campus in spring 2006.

He holds an M.Th. in Christian Ethics and Practical Theology and Ph.D. in Homiletics and Practical Theology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Dr. Kim is the author of two books, 7 Lessons for New Pastors: Your First Year in Ministry, and
Preaching to Second Generation Korean Americans: Towards a Possible Selves Contextual Homiletic. He has written numerous journal articles, book chapters, and book reviews, and his sermons have appeared in Preaching Today Online, Preaching, The Preacher, and The College of Preachers Journal.

He speaks or preaches often at conferences, retreats and churches. He is currently president of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, and a member of the Academy of Homiletics.

He and his wife, Sarah, have three sons.