Joe Son: Lead Pastor
Pastor Joe was born in Korea but grew up in the United States. After moving back to Korea for college and to serve in the military, he went back to the States and got his master's in theology with a concentration in Intercultural Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. He is married to his beautiful wife Rachel and they have four lovely children; Elizabeth, David, Daniel, and Michael.
Lou Gallo: Associate Pastor
Preaching and Counseling
Pastor Lou has been a pastor for over 30 years mostly in the United States and now Korea. He has worked in the area of pastoral counseling for over 10 years being trained through CCEF. He has a wonderful wife, Lisa, and five amazing children. In addition, he and Lisa have 11 grandchildren! Alyssa, their youngest child is with them in Korea and is studying at Kyungsung University here in Busan. He and Lisa started NK Missions over 5 years ago, a mission organization serving North Korean defector students.
Gabriel Ndhlovu: Associate Pastor
Pastor Gabriel serves as an academic professor at Kyungsung University and a graduate / postgraduate research supervisor of South African Theological Seminary. He earned his Ph.D. in Theology in Systematic Theology and Ethics. He has been serving as a pastor in South Korea since 2010 and loves to serve both the international and Korean communities. He hopes and prays to be a bridge of unity among God's people. His wife, Jean (Ji Eun) and he have three gorgeous children, Kayla, Ariel, and Ethan.
Ju: Associate Pastor
As a missionary kid in Russia, Pastor Ju attended a Christian international school and later Biola University in California. After 20 years of living abroad, he came to Korea to fulfill his military duties. He received God's calling to ministry and has served in local and international ministries at Sooyoungro church. He and his loving wife, Ye Eun, have one beautiful daughter.