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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)


  • Finding Our Voice: A Vision for Asian North American Preaching (Coauthor with Daniel L. Wong, Lexham Press, 2020).
  • A Little Book for New Preachers: Why and How to Study Preaching (IVP Academic, 2019)
  • Homiletics and Hermeneutics: Four Views on Preaching Today (Coeditor with Scott M. Gibson, Baker Academic, 2018)
  • No Program but Time, No Book but the Bible: Reflections on Mentoring and Discipleship in Honor of Scott M. Gibson (Editor, Wipf & Stock, 2018)
  • Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons (Baker Academic, 2017)
  • 7 Lessons for New Pastors: Your First Year in Ministry (Chalice Press, 2012)
  • Preaching to Second Generation Korean Americans: Towards a Possible Selves Contextual Homiletic


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. His book, Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons, was named the 2018 Preaching Magazine book of the year.
His current book projects include: Ministry Mentor: Practical Wisdom for Pastoral Work; Pain-Full Preaching: Sharing Our Suffering in Sermons; and Loving Like Jesus: Twelve Gospel Stories that Change the Way We See and Love Others.
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 Preacher's Book Club 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.