Faculty

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Dr. Dae Hee Lee

President of GLDI Korea

Dr. Dae Hee Lee is the President of GLDI Korea and Professor of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering at Inje University. He was also Professor of Mechanical Engineering at California State University at Sacramento. He was the Dean of Academic Affairs, Dean of Research & International Affairs, Dean of the College of Engineering, and President of Industry-University Cooperation Foundation at Inje University.  He has received numerous awards from California State University, Sacramento, Inje University, and the Korean government for his contribution to higher education and advancement in engineering technology. He has been elected as a member of University of California, Davis alumni association board of directors and has been published in Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering. He is a founding member of Davis Korean Church, where he served for 12 years as a director of the college ministry. He attends Hosanna Church in Busan, Korea.

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Ms. Cathy Rabb

Ms. Cathy Rabb has been working for JAMA since 2000. Since then she has spearheaded JAMA Youth Leadership conferences, New Awakening conferences and regional conferences across the nation. Ms. Rabb received her B.A. in English at Pomona College in Claremont, CA. She leads the youth at Olympic Presbyterian Church and is passionate about helping others see God’s goodness and His wonderful trustworthiness. She also enjoys finding good eats and spending time with her husband, David.

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Dr. Os Guinness

Dr. Os Guinness is an author and speaker who lives in the Washington, DC area. Great-great grandson of Arthur Guinness, the Dublin brewer, he was born during World War II in China, where his parents were medical missionaries. A witness to the climax of the Chinese revolution in 1949, he was expelled with many other foreigners in 1951 and returned to Europe where he was educated in England. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of London and his D.Phil. in the social sciences from Oriel College, Oxford. Os has written or edited more than thirty books, including The Call, Time for Truth, Long Journey Home, Unspeakable, A Free People’s Suicide, The Global Public Square, and Renaissance. His latest book is Fool’s Talk – The Recovery of Christian Persuasion, which was published by InterVarsity Press in June, 2015.
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Rev. Joshua Kang

Rev. Joshua Kang is Lead Pastor of Lakeview Church, a multi-site, multi-ethnic church located in the Chicago area. He is passionate about transforming the unchurched into disciples of Christ and multiplying God’s kingdom by planting life-changing churches locally and globally. Lakeview currently has three campuses that respectively reach out to the multi-ethnic, Asian-American, and Korean-speaking populations. Lakeview has planted a daughter church in Nicaragua, which has multiplied itself into campuses. Pastor Joshua graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in history, earned his M.Div., Th.M., and M.A. in leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary, and is currently pursing a Ph.D. in International Development at William Carey International University.
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Rev. Jae Park

Rev. Jae Park has been serving in the Northeast region of the U.S. for 26 years. He has been Director of the Student Ministry Program for JAMA, a plenary speaker for JAMA, GLDI, KOSTA and Youth Specialties Korea.  Pastor Jae received his M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary and was ordained by the Christian Reformed Church. His lifetime vision is to plant churches in the Northeastern region and beyond to spread the gospel. He planted Grace Community Chapel 12 years ago and is presently committed to pastoring Grace Community Chapel (GCC) as Lead Pastor at all three campuses. (New Brunswick EM and Bergen EM and KM) His lifetime goal is to be loved by God and to enjoy Him forever in faithfully walking with Him. He is a committed husband to wife, Jee, and a loving father to four children, Daniel, Isaiah, Joy and Shion. (updated 10/10/2017)
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Rev. Stephen Chong

A passionate preacher of the gospel of Christ, Pastor Stephen is the founding and lead pastor of Revival Church in Irvine, CA. Bringing people to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and endeavoring to heal and unite Gods true family composed of every nation, tribe, race, and tongue are Pastor Stephens life-long ministry goals. By God’s grace and calling he is truly humbled and blessed to share God’s Word to various audiences throughout the country. He is happily married to his beloved wife, Ann, and has two wonderful children, Karis and Colin.
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Rev. John Parker

Rev. John Parker is a 4th generation American of Korean heritage. His grandfather changed the name from Park to Parker in the early 1900′s to do business during a time of intense discrimination. Pastor John was a Bishop Golden Scholar in 1994 for his involvement in the L.A. riots and graduated in 1995 with the Denman Preaching Award. He was the Founding Pastor of Vision Christian Fellowship, NY, which became an independent chartered congregation in 2004. Pastor John is excited to see God transform the congregation known as Living Hope Church, NJ, where he now serves as senior pastor. Heavily involved in the mission field, Pastor John is also the President of the International Community United for Change (ICU4C). Together Living Hope Church and ICU4C has a goal of planting God’s kingdom in over 1,000 places and is currently making impact in 6 geographical areas of the world, from the poorest regions of Nepal, to supporting missionaries in the far ends, to setting up prototype God sustainable communities in America and in Korea, to ministries in Mexico and in France, to the inner cities, the church is Living Hope to the world. If you know a 3rd world missionary, please direct them to www.icu4c.com. Their lives and the communities they serve can change forever.
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Paul Edward Kim, Esq.

Paul Edward Kim is Senior Counsel in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C., where his work centers on investigating and litigating violations of the federal securities laws on behalf of the federal government. He and his wife, Jenny, have two beautiful daughters, Noelle and Lucy, and one son, John.
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Dr. James Byun

Dr. James Byun is Lead Pastor of Life Spring Church in Songdo, South Korea. His passion is to see people fully engaged as disciples of Jesus Christ. Pastor James has been a resource for several churches about generating discipleship, small group, and leadership development ministries. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at JAMA. He received his B.S. in Managerial Economics from the University of California at Davis and his M. Div. with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth) and his Ph.D. in Leadership from Dallas Baptist University. He and his wife, Heather, have four children.