Pastor Minchul Kim has been serving Risen Church as a pastor since August 2014, preceded by pastor Sung Jun Shim. He came to the United States in 2008 from South Korea. He is currently a PhD candidate at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, majoring missiology. He is interested in diaspora missions where God is putting together the puzzle of God’s redemptive work by gathering and scattering of peoples across the earth. Pastor Kim believes that Risen Church is a part of God’s redemptive mission field through diaspora. Some of his hobbies include fishing and racquetball. He has been married to his wife Mihyun Yu for nine years with two children: Yejune and Hajune.
Deacon Phil serves as a shepherd to an adult group. He has been married to Sarah with two beautiful daughters. He loves fishing.
Deacon Sarah serves as a principal for Korean Language School and treasurer at Risen Church. She works as a student advisor at UNT.
Deacon Mark serves as hospitality team leader. He loves chess.
Crystal serves as a praise and worship team leader and a shepherd of post college group. She likes to compose Christian song.
Blanca serves as mission team leader. She loves cats.
Josh serves as a shepherd of college group. He loves rock climbing.
James serves praise and worship team.
Gina serves as a church librarian. She also serves nusery.
Andrew serves as a media team leader.