Walter Kim brings a unique combination of skills to lead the National Association of Evangelicals into the next decade as president. After ministering for 15 years at Boston’s historic Park Street Church, a congregation that played a key role in the NAE’s founding, he served as the pastor for leadership and currently serves as teacher-in-residence at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, Virginia. He also serves on the boards of Christianity Today and World Relief, and on the advisory council of Gordon College.
He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, his M.Div. from Regent College in Vancouver, and his B.A. from Northwestern University in philosophy and history. He has taught classes at Boston College and at Harvard University, and contributed to the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Archaeological Study Bible, and The Soul of Medicine. He is a licensed minister in the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference. Walter is married to Toni Kim, and they have two teenagers.