Dr. Kim is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (the PROK). He received the S.T.M. degree in the area of Liturgical Studies from Drew Theological School in 2008. While at Drew, Dr. Kim served as an adjunct professor of preaching during the 2012-2013 academic year and served as an adjunct professor of worship at Drew from 2014 to 2015.
Dr. Kim is Assistant Professor of the Practice of Ministry and Director of the Korean Doctoral Programs at CST. As Director of Korean doctoral programs and Assistant Professor of the Practice of Ministry, he hopes that his abundant experiences in teaching and ministry, together with his personal commitment to developing new methods and approaches for practical engagement using technological skills will help to further develop the academic and practical goals of Claremont School of Theology in relation to preparing students for ministry both in the United States and in South Korea. He is a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy (NAAL) and Academy of Homiletics (AH).