Council of Church Leaders

The following church leaders advise the dean and faculty of the School of Theology on program development to ensure the practicality and relevance of program content.


Moon Chung
The Oriental Mission Church

Matthew Cork
Lead Pastor
Yorba Linda Friends Church

John Dix
Lead Pastor
Grace Church of Glendora

Brian Kim
Senior Pastor
Bethel Korean Church

Stan Leach
General Superintendent
Friends Church, SWYM

JeongKii Min
Senior Pastor
Choong Hyun Mission Church

Sergio Navarrete, D.Min.
Southern Pacific Latin American District
Assemblies of God

Oscar Owens Jr.
Bible College President
Christian Education Director, West Angeles Church

Joshua Smith
Senior Pastor
Mountainside Communion

Kelly Soifer
Director of Recruiting and Leadership Development
Free Methodist Church in Southern California (FMCSC) and the Center for Transformational Leadership (CTL)

Mendell Thompson
America’s Christian Credit Union

Larry Walkemeyer, D.Min.
Senior Pastor, Light & Life Christian Fellowship
Superintendent, Free Methodist Church, SoCal (FMCSC)

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.