Dr. Kim specializes in the critical integration of theology and psychology with a particular interest in exploring the interrelationship of faith, spirituality, intellect, personhood, morality, and culture. He brings over 20 years of ministry experience to the classroom. His areas of expertise include faith formation & discipleship, philosophy of ministry, and qualitative research methods. He co-edited and contributed multiple chapters to Christian Formation: Integrating Theology & Human Development and The Heritage of Christian Education. He is a past recipient of Lilly Research Grants administered by the Association of Theological Schools (2007 & 2012). In addition to full-time teaching, he serves as a paper/research presentation coordinator for the North American Professors of Christian Education (NAPCE) and is actively involved in local church ministry.