Matthew D. Kim (b. 1977) is senior pastor of Logos Central Chapel in Denver, Colorado. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College, a Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a Master of Theology and PhD from the University of Edinburgh. His doctoral thesis was published as Preaching to Second Generation Korean Americans: Towards a Possible Selves Contextual Homiletic (New York: Peter Lang, 2007).

Kim is an ordained minister through the Evangelical Church Alliance (ECA). He continues to research and write in the areas of practical theology and preaching.

Publications: Books

  • My First Year in Ministry: 7 Lessons for New Pastors (St. Louis: Chalice, forthcoming)
  • Preaching to Second Generation Korean Americans: Towards a Possible Selves Contextual Homiletic (New York: Peter Lang, 2007)

Publications: Articles and Chapters

  • “Marriage for a Korean American Couple,” Marriage at the Crossroads: Couples in Conversation about Discipleship, Gender Roles, Decision-Making and Intimacy, by Aída Besançon Spencer, William David Spencer, Celestia Tracy, and Steven R. Tracy (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, forthcoming, 2009).
  • “Finding the Right Church: Lessons from the Pastoral Search Process,” Leadership (forthcoming, 2009).
  • “Challenging the Patriarchal Ethos: Gender Equality in the Korean American Church,” Global Voices on Biblical Equality: Women and Men Serving Together in the Church, eds. Aída Besançon Spencer, William David Spencer, and Mimi Haddad (Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2008), 52–69.
  • “Evaluating Prospects: What criteria should we use to assess candidates?” Pastoral Search, (October 7, 2008).
  • “Search and Employ: Follow these simple steps to get the search process moving,” Pastoral Search, (October 7, 2008).
  • “Possible Selves: A Homiletic for Second Generation Korean American Churches,” Homiletic: A Review of Publications in Religious Communication 32 (2007): 1–17.
  • “A Bi-Cultural Homiletic: Korean American Preaching in Transition,” The Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society 6 (2006): 38–65.
  • “Asian American Preaching,” The Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching, eds. Craig Brian Larson and Haddon W. Robinson (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005), 200–204.

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