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Dr. Matthew D. Kim

  • Director of Mentored Ministry; Associate Professor of Preaching and Ministry

First Year at Gordon-Conwell:



  • B.A. (Carleton College)
  • M.Div. (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
  • M.Th. (University of Edinburgh)
  • Ph.D. (University of Edinburgh)


  • Preaching to Second Generation Korean Americans: Towards a Possible Selves Contextual Homiletic (Peter Lang, 2007)
  • 7 Lessons for New Pastors: Your First Year in Ministry (Chalice Press, 2012)
  • Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons (Baker Academic, 2017)
  • Homiletics and Hermeneutics: Four Views on Preaching Today (coeditor, Baker Academic, forthcoming)
  • Finding Our Voice: An Introduction to Asian American Preaching (coauthor, Weaver Book Company, forthcoming)
  • A Little Book for New Preachers: Why and How to Study Preaching (IVP Academic, forthcoming)


Before joining the faculty in 2012, Dr. Kim brought over 10 years of preaching and teaching experience to his role at Gordon-Conwell. Most recently, he served as senior pastor of Logos Central Chapel in Denver, Colorado.

He is the author of several books and his scholarly interests include hermeneutics, homiletics, pastoral ministry, racial reconciliation, cultural exegesis, and the Asian American church. He is a supervisor for the joint A.J. Gordon Guild/London School of Theology PhD program and welcomes inquiries from prospective students.

He is a past president of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and serves on the editorial board of The Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society. Dr. Kim is a featured preacher and contributor on PreachingToday.com and facilitates the Preachers’ Book Blog through the Haddon W. Robinson Center for Preaching. He preaches regularly in churches across New England.

Dr. Kim and his wife, Sarah, have three children.