Pastor Barry Kang
Pastor Barry is the lead pastor of Symphony Church in Boston. Before receiving his calling into ministry, P. Barry worked for a boutique investment management company in downtown Los Angeles. In 2003, God called P. Barry to minister to college students, and he has been loving college students ever since. P. Barry was the college pastor at the Church of Southland in Los Angeles for five years, during which time, he also received his M.Div from Fuller Seminary. In 2008, God moved Barry and his family to Philadelphia to minister at Grace Covenant Church as a preparatory step to moving to Boston. In June 2010, P. Barry, his wife Sunny, and two boys (Caleb and Micah), and six team members moved to Boston to plant Symphony Church.
Pastor Keith Park
Church of Southland
After pioneering ministries with several campus groups, along with the ACTS Fellowship and Petra churches in Canada, Pastor Keith arrives at this point a well-traveled man of a wide range of experiences. An alumnus of Fuller Theological Seminary, he came to California with a very real commitment to a holistic approach to Christian service. Never content to simply “go with the flow”, Pastor Keith is driven to lead a church that is clear in purpose – the salvation of souls and the inward/outward healing of broken people. It is his sincere prayer that Southland would be a church of warmth and open doors but more importantly, a place where people meet and experience God.
Pastor Ryun Chang
AMI Teaching Pastor
Ryun Chang serves as the Resource and Teaching Pastor of AMI. He produces theological curriculum that the AMI churches can utilize to disciple at home and abroad. After serving as a pastor in Southern California for 17 years, Pastor Ryun spent 11 years in Chihuahua, Mexico as a missionary, focusing on extended education of pastors while producing courses and textbooks to be used in churches and seminaries.
Pastor Sam Lee
Catalyst Agape Church
Pastor Sam made a decision to follow Jesus Christ in High School, a decision he is thankful for everyday of his life. After seminary, he went to Kenya, East Africa to do missions work with the poor. It is there, God burned in him the vision to train up disciples (forerunners) that will work together to break the boundaries in their own community and beyond. Pastor Sam is abundantly blessed with a house full of godly women. Sam is married to his partner and his better half Hee Jung. Sam and Hee Jung have four daughters. Anna, Kristen, Trinity, and Sage. His family is a gift from God that reminds him daily of God’s joy and kindness.
Pastor Young Kim
Grace Covenant Church
While at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana studying bioengineering, Pastor Young received his calling into ministry. Acting upon his calling, he completed a Masters of Divinity from Biblical Theological Seminar (1989-1992) while serving as a youth pastor at a local Philadelphia church and then completed a Masters in Urban Missions at Westminster Theological Seminar (1995-1996). P. Young planted Grace Covenant Church in 1996 with a vision to lead a multi-ethnic church that will raise kingdom workers who are transformed by Christ to influence the world. P. Young and his wife Annette currently reside in Pennsylvania with their three children: Sarah, Daniel, and Isaiah.