Bible & Theology Faculty

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Justin Ryu

Dean of Academic

Justin Ryu is a pastor and a well devoted Christian who understands the true meaning of God and Jesus Christ. Born on August 30, 1971, in Seoul, South Korea. He moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1999, where he has attended and earned his Master of Divinity from the Candler School of Theology of Emory University in the year May 2002. Served as a youth and college pastor at Christ Korean UMC (United Methodist Church) until 2003 when he moved to Berkeley, California where he attended and earned his Ph. D. degree in Hebrews and the Old Testament from The Graduate Theological Union in the year May 2008. He served in the Oakland Korean UMC as an EM (English Ministry) pastor during his time in Berkeley. He served as Pastor in three local churches after graduating with his Ph. D.: North Gold Circuit (Downieville, North San Juan, and Sierra City UMC). In 2010, he moved to San Jose in which he became the Lead Pastor of the New Creation Church, which was established in 2011. He has taught at Berkeley Christian College and Seminary as a professor since 2013. In August 2020, he gained the title Dean of Academic in BCCAS. He is married to Hannah, his wife, and has three children: Faith, Josephine, and Justin Jr.

Hyun Cho Yu

  • Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley, Ph. D. (Systematic and Philosophical Theology), 09/2012 – present
  • Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley, MA (Systematic and Philosophical Theology), 2012
  • Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary, Th. M. (Systematic Theology), 2009
  • Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary, M. Div., 2007
  • Handong Global University, BA., 1999

Jong-Tae Lee

  • Graduate Theological Union, PhD candidate
  • Graduate Theological Union, M.A., 2006
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div., 2000
  • Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, BA, 1997

Ki Jun Lee

  • Graduate Theological Union, PhD Candidate, Present
  • Emory University, Th.M., 2004
  • Princeton Theoogical Seminary, Th.M., 2003
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div, 2001
  • Seoul National University, BA, 1995

Young Won Kim

  • Graduate Theological Union, PhD Candidate
  • Candler School of Theology, Th.M, 2007
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Th.M., 2006
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div., 2004
  • Seoul National University, BA, 2001

Bong Dae Im

  • Graduate Theological Union, PhD
  • Germany Heidelterg University Certificate, PhD, 1997
  • Methodist Theological Seminary, M.Div, 1986
  • Methodist Theological Seminary, BA, 1984

Sung Doo Hong

  • San Francisco Theological Seminary, D.Min, 2015
  • San Francisco Theological Seminary, M.Div, 2011
  • Torch Trinity Graduate University, M.Div, 2005
  • Soong Sil University, BA, 2002

Hye Eun Kim

  • Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div., 1994
  • Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div., 1987
  • Seoul National University, BA, 1981

Jeong Hyun Park

  • San Francisco Theological Seminary, Pastoral Counseling, D.Min., 2006
  • UCSF, Clinical Pastoral Education, 2005
  • The Pacific School of Religion, M.Div, 2005
  • Yonsei University, BA, 1998The Graduate School, Yonsei University, Th.M., 2000

Young Geun Choi (Christian Counseling)

  • Graduate Theological Union, PhD, 2009
  • Emory University, Th.M., 2003
  • Yonsei University, Th.M., 2002
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div., 2000
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Th.B., 1997

Young Hyun Choi

  • Graduate Theological Union, PhD
  • Columbia Theological Seminary, Atlanta, Th.M., 2004
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div., 2003
  • Yonsei University, BA, 1995

Jin Sook Park

  • San Francisco Theological Seminary, D.Min Candidate
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div., 2002
  • Sunchon National University, MA, 1997
  • Sunchon National University, BA, 1994

Justin Ryu

  • Graduate Theological Union. Ph. D.
  • Emory University, Atlanta GA M.Div. 2002
  • Younsei University. Seoul Korea Th.M. 1999
  • Candler School of Theology

Hanjin Lee

  • San Francisco Theological Seminary, D. Min 2014
  • Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, S.T.M., 2011
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Th.M., 2006
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div., 2003
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Th.B., 2000

Jungwook Lee

  • San Francisco Theological Seminary, D.Min candidate
  • San Francisco Theological Seminary, M.A.T.S., 2014
  • Liberty Baptist Seminary, Th.M, 2013
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div, 2006

Troy Hong

  • San Francisco Theological Seminary D.Min
  • Graduate Theological Union, Spirituality Ph.D
  • San Francisco Theological Seminary, MATS
  • Presbyterian Theological Seminary, M.Div
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA

Dae I Kang

  • Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary Ph.D. 2014
  • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Th.M 2008
  • Chong-Shin Presbyterian Seminary, M.Div 2003
  • Jung-Ang University, BA 1996

Geunho Kim

  • San Francisco Theological Seminary, D.min candidate
  • Seton Hospitals (Austin, TX) Clinical Pastoral Education, 2010
  • Fuller Theological Seminary, MA, 2004
  • Regent University, M.div, 1998
  • Seoul National University, MA, 1986
  • Youngnam University, BA, 1981