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Dr. Matthew D. Kim

George F. Bennett Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology, Director of the Haddon W. Robinson Center for Preaching, Director of Mentored Ministry

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Dr. Kim is the George F. Bennett Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology at Gordon-Conwell. 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 or editor of numerous books, including Preaching with Cultural Intelligence (2018 Preaching magazine Book of the Year), The Big Idea Companion for Preaching and Teaching and Preaching to People in Pain. His scholarly interests include hermeneutics, homiletics, pastoral ministry, racial reconciliation, pain and suffering, cultural exegesis, and the Asian American church.

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 contributes regularly to Preaching Magazine, Influence Magazine, and PreachingToday.com. He facilitates the Preacher’s Book Club through the Center for Preaching. He has been invited to give lectureships on preaching at Urbana Seminary, Moody Bible Institute, Tyndale University, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He speaks regularly at churches, conferences, and retreats.

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


  • BA (Carleton College)
  • MDiv (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
  • MTh (University of Edinburgh)
  • PhD (University of Edinburgh)

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