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Minsoo Sim

Professor of Christian Education & Pastoral Ministry Regional Director of Korean Doctoral Studies, Special Associate to the Dean
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Minsoo Sim serves as Professor of Christian Education and Pastoral Ministry in Korean Studies at Midwestern Seminary. Dr. Sim 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. He also earned an M.Div. from Korea Baptist Theological Seminary and an M.Ed. from Yonsei University, and B.A from Seoul National University of Education.

Dr. Sim brings his expertise both in academics and church ministry to Midwestern. He has been serving as a key pastor in various critical positions at the world famous Global Mission Church in Korea for about 20 years while simultaneously teaching in 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. Dr. Sim and his wife have one son, Sangyoon.


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Global Mission Church


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