SOLA COUncil

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PASTOR STEVE CHANG

Steve 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 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 JUSTIN KIM

Justin 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 HAROLD KIM

Harold 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.

 

SOLA Executive Board

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.

ROMIN BAHK

Romin has a passion for equipping the church, locally and globally, through Biblical education. He is a graduate of UCLA and will be receiving his M.Div. at Talbot School of Theology (December 2017). Romin plans to pursue further education in the hopes of teaching and training Christian leaders both in the States and abroad.

PASTOR MICHAEL LEE

Michael serves as the lead pastor of All Nations Community Church. 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 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.

PASTOR KAY LIM

Kay is currently serving as a pastor at Good Stewards Church in West Covina and has been there since 2015. He completed his undergraduate studies at UCSD and his M.Div. at Talbot School of Theology. He is passionate to see people grow in their knowledge and heart for the gospel of God through Biblical music and teaching.

 

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)

Solomon Bahk (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)