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Practical Theology

실천신학1 Kang Hack Lee, PhD|Associate Professor of Practical Theology  |  Email :
Dr. Lee joined Torch Trinity as a full-time faculty member in 2011. He got his PhD in Christian spirituality at Graduate Theological Union (GTU) and San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS) in California, USA. His research includes spiritual direction, spiritual discernment, spiritual practices (especially lectio divina and examen prayer), narrative psychology, and Korean Neo-Confucianism. During his doctoral program, he participated in the Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction (DASD) program at SFTS as a staff member for four years. Dr. Lee earned a BA in mechanical design and product engineering at Seoul National University, an MDiv at Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary (Seoul), and an MA in Christian spirituality at GTU. He also served at a campus ministry group, Evangelical Student Fellowship (ESF), for ten years. He is currently serving at Dail Church as adjunct pastor and often gives lectures on Christian spirituality to several churches. He loves to give spiritual direction, individual or communal, and guides silent retreats. He is married with two children.
실천신학3 Deok Weon Ahn, PhD|  Professor of Practical Theology  |  Email :

Dr. Ahn joined Torch Trinity in 2012 and teaches practical theology. He started his theological journey at Seoul Theological University. After majoring in theology, he went to Sogang University (Seoul) where he studied religious studies. He went to the U.S. to continue his theological endeavor at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, USA. He completed his MDiv at Drew and continued his doctoral study at the same school. He finished his PhD in liturgical studies in 2004. Later, he taught at Drew as a full-time faculty member for four years, teaching worship and preaching. Dr. Ahn has worked in various ministerial settings including serving as the pastor of the English ministry at Hanbit Church in New York and Hanwoori church in Seoul. He recently served as the senior pastor of Zion Church in New Jersey. Dr. Ahn is married with two children, Dan and Christine.
실천신학2 Eun Hee Kim, DMA|Associate Professor of Practical Theology  |  Email :

Dr. Grace Eun Hee Kim, DMA Associate Professor of Practical Theology. Worship Music. Dr. Kim joined Torch Trinity Graduate University in the fall of 2012 after eight years of serving as an assistant professor and the Director of Conservatory at Chongshin University (Seoul). She earned her Bachelor of Music in piano from Keimyung University. In 1985, she moved to the US and began her church music studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. She earned a Master of Sacred Music from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and Doctor of Musical Arts from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, IL. Dr. Kim has given numerous recitals throughout the United States, Korea, Japan, and China. As a demanded lecturer, she actively gives lectures and seminars on church music and hymn improvisation at universities and churches throughout the country. She has released two CDs, published three books, and four academic theses. Dr. Kim currently serves as Dean of AGO, Korean chapter. She is the program host, "Church with a View" at 극동Art TV. She is married with two children, JoAnn and Joseph.
Adjunct Professors
실천신학 Kang, Myeong Jun
Classes: 미디어 사역
- M.A., Dankook University
- CMO, New Media Div., CTSTV
- CMO, EDUTV Dept., Smart Education Foundation
실천신학 Kim, Jae Hwan
Classes: Media in Ministry
- Ph.D. Cand., Chung-Ang University
- Founder, World Mission Storehouse
- Managing Director, Zroad Korea Inc.
실천신학 Kim, Joung Hee
Classes: 영성과 성숙
- Ph.D., Claremont School of Theology
- Facilitator, Center for Engaged Compassion
실천신학 Lee, Kyoung Hee
Classes: 영성과 성경
- Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union
- Assistant Pastor, Somang Presbyterian Church
    실천신학 Rhee, Leo Eunkyu
Classes: Preaching Lab I
- Ph.D. Cand., Torch Trinity Graduate University
- Senoir Pastor, Citylight Seoul Church
- (Former)Lead Pastor, Onnuri Church English Ministry