Minsoo Sim

Associate Professor of Christian Education & Pastoral Ministry, Korean Studies


Sim serves as Appointed Associate Professor of Christian Education and Pastoral Ministry in Korean Studies at Midwestern Seminary. He received a Th.D. in Church Growth from Chongshin University and a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Education from Korea University. He has completed post-doctoral studies at Hebrew University in Jerusalem on a full scholarship provided by the National Research Foundation of Korea. Sim also earned an M.Div. from Korea Baptist Theological Seminary and an M.Ed. from Yonsei University. He graduated from Seoul National University of Education.

Sim brings his expertise both in academics and church ministry to Midwestern. He has been serving as a key pastor in various critical positions with the world famous Global Mission Church in Korea for about 20 years while simultaneously teaching in many universities and seminaries. His research interests include spiritual growth, Christian culture, and the community spirit of early church, among many others. His wife, Hong, has served as an elementary school teacher for 20 years. Sim and his wife have one son, Sangyoon.


Local Church:

Global Mission Church


Publications:

  • Existential Christian Education of Kierkegaard

    Seoul: PLI, 2005.
  • The Role of Korean Churches in Multicultural Settings

    Yeyoung Communication, 2012Learn More