John Hong

Dr. John Hong

Address204 N. Lexington Avenue
Wilmore, KY 40390

Professor of Evangelism in the E. Stanley Jones School of World Mission, Asbury Theological Seminary

M.A., Asbury Theological Seminary, 1978
M.Div., Seoul Theological University, 1981
Th.M., Asbury Seminary, 1985
Th.D., Boston University School of Theology, 1990

Sundo Kim Professor of Evangelism in the E. Stanley Jones School of World Mission and Evangelism
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M.A. in Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, 1978
M.Div. from Seoul Theological University, 1981
Th.M. from Asbury Seminary, 1985
Th.D. from Boston University School of Theology, 1990
Prior to coming to Asbury Seminary in 2008, Dr. Hong held the J.B. and Bette Crouse Chair of Evangelism at Seoul Theological University. He was also pastor of Sandol Korea Evangelical Holiness Church, where he served from 2002 to 2008. He has also been preaching the gospel messages in more than 40 countries, in addition to his missionary service in Thailand. In 2000 and 2005, Dr. Hong was the recipient of the Outstanding Professor Award by the Secretary of Education of the Republic of Korea.

Dr. Hong is the director of the World Evangelism Research Center and has translated more than 27 texts from English into Korean. He has also edited 7 books and written 12 books in Korean, including John Wesley: A Fiery Evangelist, Biblical Models for Evangelism, Let Us Evangelize: Biblical Bases for Evangelism, and The Truth of the Cross (2008).

Dr. Hong and his wife, Elizabeth, have two children, Eunice and Susan.

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