SOLA COUncil

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PASTOR STEVE CHANG

Steve Chang is the founding and senior pastor of Living Hope Community Church. He is also on leadership of Crossroads Campus Ministries. Steve is a graduate of UCLA (B.S. in Computer Engineering), Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M) and Talbot School of Theology (D.Min.). He feels blessed to live with “the three most beautiful women in the world”, his wife Hannah and his two daughters, Christine and Janice.

PASTOR STEVE CHOI

Steve Choi serves as the lead pastor of Crossway, a multisite church (Irvine and Brea), which he planted in 2007. After receiving his call into ministry at U.C. Riverside, Steve studied at Talbot School of Theology (M. Div. 1998). He was ordained in the Presbyterian church (KPCA 1999). After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Steve launched Project HOPE which raised over $160,000 for orphan care. Currently, Steve serves on the board for International Theological Seminary and JAMA and leads Synergy, a ministry for pastors and church leaders. Steve is happily married to Sharon and they have two daughters.

PASTOR JIMMY HAN

Jimmy Han is the founding and lead pastor of Good News Chapel. He and his wife, Jennifer, raise two children Joshua and Elizabeth. Jimmy is the former national director of KCM and has a deep passion for missions and inter-generational ministries.

PASTOR HAROLD KIM

Harold Kim is the Senior and Founding Pastor of Christ Central of Southern California and serves on the Board for Christ Central Network (CCN). He received his Master of Divinity (M. Div) from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and his Master of Theology (Th.M) from Princeton Theological Seminary. He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA) in 2001 and is now a member of the Korean American Presbyterian Church (KAPC). Harold is a happily married husband to SunHi, and devoted father to his two daughters, Taylor and Elizabeth.

PASTOR JUSTIN KIM

Justin Kim serves as the senior pastor of Bethel English Church in Irvine, CA. He is happily married to Virginia and father to Tabitha, Barnabas, and Maximus. Prior to BEC, he has been an active minister of the Word on both American coasts. He has a deep love for the Gospel and for missions. Besides church, he loves to go on a food adventure around California. He attended James Madison University and has a Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary. He is ordained under the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).

PASTOR RICHARD KIM

Richard Kim is married to Christina (14 years) and is the father of two very beautiful daughters (Evie) and (Elly). He is the Senior Pastor of Gospel Life Mission Church and the Director of KCM. Richard's passion is to see God's Kingdom advance to the Ends of the Earth and is willing to be committed to any cause that helps that great purpose.

 

SOLA Executive Team

PASTOR JACOB CHO

Jacob has been serving at New Life Vision Church for the past 7 years. He is a graduate of Talbot School of Theology. Jacob loves sharing the Gospel and his hobbies are watching Lakers, Dodgers, playing basketball, bowling and fishing.

DAVID "DAG" LEE

David "Dag" Lee attends Good News Chapel and is on staff [at GNC] as the Worship and arts director. He is a Cal State Fullerton graduate with a degree in commercial music and works as a professional musician. With years of work in musical productions, teaching music, recording sessions, and playing in bands as well as his solo project, these experiences have proved to be helpful in the two years of serving in ministry as the worship leader.

PASTOR MICHAEL LEE

Michael Lee serves as the Executive Pastor of All Nations Community Church and Executive Director of the SOLA Conference. He is a graduate from the University of Southern California and Talbot School of Theology. Michael has been serving on the Executive Team since the beginning of the SOLA Network and has a passion to see collegians transformed by the power of the Gospel.

PASTOR STEVE BANG LEE

Steve’s passion is designing a mobilizing gospel culture in the local church through vision casting, preaching, and leadership development. A graduate of Cal Poly Pomona and Talbot School of Theology, Steve currently serves as the College & Teaching Ministries Pastor at Living Hope Community Church. Steve's favorite things are his beautiful wife Angela and their children Isaiah and Elizabeth, but he also enjoys reading, surfing, and all things basketball.

PASTOR DAVID PARK

David Park serves as the college pastor at Christ Central Artesia. After graduating from UCSD, he completed his M. Div at Talbot Seminary. He is married to Esther and has two kids, Jake and Everly.

EUGENE PARK

Eugene Park currently serves as a pastoral intern at Gospel Life Mission Church and as a steering core member at KCM. He is a graduate of UC Riverside (B.A.) and currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity at Talbot School of Theology. He is married to Sylvia Park and grew up in the Bay Area. He loves all things Golden State Warriors, coffee, and quality movies/TV shows.

PASTOR RONNIE PARK

Ronnie is the lead pastor of the English speaking congregation at Good Stewards Church in West Covina, California and has been serving there since 2007. He did his undergrad at UCSD and is currently studying at Talbot School of Theology for his Doctor of Ministry. He has a great love for the immigrant church and being a bridge for shared spirituality between the various generations. He loves playing, watching, and talking basketball as well as spending time with his wife Esther, and his twin sons, Izzy and Manny.

 

SOLA DIGITAL TEAM

 

EDITORIAL TEAM

Hannah Chao (All Nations Community Church)

Pastor Jacob Cho (New Life Vision Church)

Pastor Steve Bang Lee (Living Hope Community Church)

Eugene Park (Gospel Life Mission Church)

CREATIVE TEAM

Christine Chang (Living Hope Community Church)

Sarah Chong (Christ Central of Southern California)

Daniel Ham (Christ Central of Southern California)

Isaac Oh (Christ Central of Southern California)

Jane Shin (Gospel Life Mission Church)

Joanna Tsang (Good News Chapel)