John Lee

Assistant Professor of New Testament


Dr. John Lee is assistant professor of New Testament. Dr. Lee received the Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from the University of Edinburgh, the Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Bachelor of Music from Seoul National University with a specialization in music composition. His doctoral study was combined with teaching at the King’s Evangelical Divinity School. In addition, he spent two semesters as an exchange student at Tubingen University during his doctoral study. Dr. Lee’s research, writings and conference presentations have been focused on the Gospel of Mark, the identity of Jesus and Second Temple Jewish monotheism. He is currently working on two book projects: a monograph on the Christology of Mark’s Gospel and a volume on the Cost of Discipleship passage in Luke 14. He has also been involved with pastoral ministry in both English- and Korean-speaking churches. Lee and his wife, Sunny, have one son, Joshua.


Local Church:

Kansas City Korean Baptist Church