Timothy Kiho Park

Tim 2013revDr. Timothy Kiho Park is the Professor of Asian Mission and Director of Korean Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary School of Intercultural Studies since 1996. Dr. Park, as an Asian missiologist, has made unique contributions to the development of Asian mission. Before coming to Fuller, Dr. Park served as a cross-cultural missionary in the Philippines for 15 years and was involved in church planting in metro Manila and various locations on Luzon Island. He helped found the Presbyterian Theological Seminary in the Philippines, where he served as professor and president. Park also founded the Institute for Asian Mission (IAM) and Asian Society of Missiology, through which he works with other Asian missiologists to help Asian churches and missions through research, publication, consultation, and education. He also serves as co-president of West-West Center for Missions Research & Development. Park has written numerous articles for journals and magazines, as well as four books, the most recent of which is Cross-Cultural Church Planting (2005). Additionally, he has edited four books, Tracing the Apsotolic Way of Mission (2007), Asian Mission: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (2008), Mission History of Asian Churches (2010), and Asian Churches in Global Mission (2012). Dr. Park currently serves as president of the East-West Center for Missions Research and Development and as Head Chairman of Asia Missions Association. He travels to many countries, providing missions expertise and consulting with mission leaders and missionaries in the field. He taught at Fuller on Discipleship in Mission, Cross-Cultural Church Planting, Korean Mission History, Korean Church History, and Crucial Issues in Korean Mission.