Documents

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Trinity International University
  • M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Biography

 Dr. Kim specializes in the critical integration of theology and psychology with a particular interest in exploring the interrelationship of faith, spirituality, rationality, morality, and culture. He brings over 20 years of ministry experience to the classroom. His areas of expertise include faith formation, discipleship, ministry philosophy, and qualitative research methods. He co-authored Understanding Faith Formation: Theological, Congregational, and Global Dimensions (Baker Academic 2020), Christian Formation: Integrating Theology & Human Development (Broadman & Holman 2010), and The Heritage of Christian Education (College Press 2003). He is a past recipient of Lilly Research Grants administered by the Association of Theological Schools (2007 & 2012). In addition to teaching here at Talbot, he is actively involved in local church ministries.

Affiliations

  • North American Professors of Christian Education (NAPCE)
  • Evangelical Theological Society (ETS)

Publications (Selected)

Books and Articles

  • “Cognition and Faith Formation: A Reflection on the Interrelationship of Schema, Thema, and Faith”. Christian Educational Journal, 5 (2), 1-23. 2007.

  • “Christian Education in Our Millennium”. In C.E.: The Heritage of Christian Education. Ed. by J. R. Estep. Joplin, Missouri: College Press Publishing Company. 2003.

  • “Christian Education in the Korean Church.” Los Angeles: Christian Today. January 1, 2003.

  • “Life Stages. In Curriculum Development, Publishing and Sales.” Ed. by Kim A. Pettit. Colorado Springs, CO: Cook Communications Ministries International. 2003. (Forthcoming)

  • “Medieval Christian Education: Toward a Theocentric World.” In C.E.: The Heritage of Christian Education. Ed. by J. R. Estep. Joplin, Missouri: College Press Publishing Company. 2003.

  • “Renaissance Education: Education for Individuality.” In C.E.: The Heritage of Christian Education. Ed. by J. R. Estep. Joplin, Missouri: College Press Publishing Company. 2003.

  • “The Early Church: Education of Heart and Mind”. In C.E.: The Heritage of Christian Education. Ed. by J. R. Estep. Joplin, Missouri: College Press Publishing Company. 2003.

Books

Biola University
13800 Biola Ave. La Mirada, CA 90639
1-562-903-6000
© Biola University, Inc. All Rights Reserved.