Dr. Calvin W. Choi - Gordon Conwell
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Dr. Calvin W. Choi

Co-Mentor (DMin)

Email: [email protected]
First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2015
Expertise: Pastoral Ministry, Preaching, Expository Preaching, Apologetic Preaching, Intercultural Studies

Biography: Dr. Choi has acquired a unique cultural background, having grown up in Korea, Iran, Turkey, India, and the United States. He now resides in the Greater Boston Area. He is fluent in English, Korean, Persian, and Turkish.

He is a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia where he received an MDiv He holds a post-graduate degree (ThM) from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Doctor of Philosophy from London School of Theology, UK. He is also an adjunct professor of preaching and a Doctor of Ministry mentor at Gordon-Conwell.

He is passionate about preaching and discipleship and has a zeal for teaching and equipping pastors to become effective preachers. Dr. Choi has served in churches in Turkey, Korea, and the United States and provided pulpit supply in various churches throughout New England. Since 2012, he has served as senior pastor of Watertown Evangelical Church, Watertown, MA.

He and his wife have three daughters. He enjoys traveling, table-tennis, bike riding and loves to try different ethnic cuisines.


  • PhD (London School of Theology, UK)
  • ThM (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
  • MDiv (Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia)
  • BS (Boston University)

Select List of Publications

  • “Ecclesiastes” and “Romans,” in The Big Idea Companion for Preaching and Teaching: A Guide from Genesis to Revelation, eds. Matthew D. Kim and Scott M. Gibson. Baker Academic, 2021.
  • “Scott Gibson, the Teacher,” in No Program but Time, No Book but the Bible: Reflections on Mentoring and Discipleship in Honor of Scott M. Gibson, ed. Matthew D. Kim. Wipf & Stock, 2018.
  • People Disrupted: Doing Mission Responsibly among Refugees and Migrants. William Carey Library, Korea, 2018.
  • “Global Missions at Our Doorsteps,” Megachurch: Accountibility in Missions (Connecticut: OMSC, 2016).
  • Preaching to Multiethnic Congregation: Positive Marginality as a Homieltical Paradigm. New York: Peter Lang, 2015.
  • Translated Preaching With A Plan (Baker, 2012) by Scott M. Gibson into Korean. Seoul: DMI, 2014.
  • “A Multiperspectival Approach: Preaching to the Multiethnic Congregation,” Trinity Journal Vol 33, No. 2 (Fall 2012).
  • “What Can We Learn from the Past: Has Preaching Contributed to Individualism in the Church?,” The Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society 12:1 (March 2012).

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