Dr. Jonghun Joo, PhD

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expertise
  • Christian Worship and Culture
  • Liturgical Theology and History
  • Pastoral Ministry in Cross-Cultural Context
awards
  • Esther and Harold Stassen Fellowship, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2007-2010
  • Scholarship Student, Cheltenham Presbyterian Church, USA, 2006-2010
  • Brehm Scholarship, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2006-2007
publications

articles

  • 2018. Journal of Reformed View of Evangelical Reformed Seminary of Ukraine No 4.2. (2018).
  • 2018. “A Critical Understanding of Shirley Guthrie Jr’s Reformed Sacramentality.” Korea Reformed Journal 47 (2018): 69-95.
  • 2017. “Cultural Approaches to Worship for the African Evangelical Community in the Free Church Tradition.” Torch Trinity Journal 20.2 (2017): 239-258.
  • 2017. “The Psalms of Lament: Prospects for Renewing Kenyan Evangelical Worship.” Worship Vol 90 (July 2017): 351-367.
  • 2015. “Calvin on the Sacramental Union with God.” Korean Reformed Journal 36 (2015): 213-238.

books

  • 2014, Matthew Henry: Pastoral Liturgies in Challenging Times, Wipf and Pick
  • 2015, 예배, 역사에서 배우다, 세움북스
  • 2014, 기독교 예배와 세계관, 워십미디어
educations
  • 2011, Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Theology, Ph.D in Worship and Culture
  • 2004, Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Theology, MA in Theology
  • 1997, Chongshin Theological Seminary, M.Div.
  • 1995, Chongshin University, B.A (Theology)
careers
  • Affiliate Professor, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Affiliate Professor, Grace Mission University
  • Residential Missionary to Ukraine teaching at Evangelical Reformed Seminary of Ukraine
  • Residential Missionary to Kenya (Lecturer at Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology)
title of dissertation

“Communion with God: Liturgical Resources in the Theology and Practice of Matthew Henry’s English Presbyterian Worship”

Completing Ph. D. in Worship and Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary, Dr. Jonghun Joo has been serving God’s people in various ministerial context. He as a missionary taught various subjects in pastoral ministry at Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology from 2012 to 2016. Since 2018, Dr. Joo has been contributing to leadership development of evangelical Christian ministers in Ukraine. He is also actively involved in teaching ministry for pastors and missionaries working in various cross-cultural contexts. His main research and teaching areas are liturgical theology and history, contextualization of Christian worship, spiritual formation, pastoral ministry, and theology and culture both in Western Christianity and Eastern Christianity.

dcmi publications

  • MISSIONS, OPPOSITION, AND PERSECUTION, DURING THE GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    Marvin Newell1 “I know enough about Satan to realize that he will have all his weapons ready for determined opposition. He would be a missionary simpleton who expected plain sailing in any work of God.” -James O. Frase Globally, persecution against Christians has increased during the present coronavirus pandemic. After COVID-19 first emerged with a

  • THE MORAVIAN MISSIONAL APPROACH FOR TODAY’S MISSIONS

    Juno Wang1 INTRODUCTION In 2019, according to the United Nations, there were 272 million international migrants out of 7.7 billion global population, that is, one in every thirty people was a migrant.2 Today’s missions of using ways and means of accomplishing “the mission” which has been entrusted by the Triune God to the Church and

  • COVID-19, TECHNOLOGY, AND MISSION

    John Edmiston 1 The impact of COVID-19 on missions has been vast, and of course it varies widely from context to context. Lockdowns have been very severe in many nations, and not so much in others, and some modes of ministry are more deeply affected. Some of these impacts include: Church closures Poverty and social

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