Research and Training Centers

Research and Training Centers2019-05-23T10:16:30+09:00

Research Centers

Center for Diaspora Studies

We aim to equip Diaspora people in Europe and beyond for God‘s kingdom and His mission by facilitating learning communities with Diaspora leaders and pastors. We research and develop various materials related to people on the move as well as advocation on critical issues about it.

Training Areas: Diaspora Issue and God’s Kingdom

Contact: Sung Hun Kim (MA) /azerikim@hotmail.com

Center for Community Development Studies

We aim to help local leaders to keep on their capacity building and sustainability to establish their own community base upon God’s kingdom perspectives. We develop various researches and materials related to those who have interest in this area.

Training Areas: BAM, Micro-financing

Contact: Hyun Mo Sung (Ph.D), hmsung@handong.edu

Center for Scripture Engagement

We aim to enable people to engage Scripture in life-changing ways, so that they will be able to acknowledge that Jesus Christ is the Lord in this world and to live as witnesses of Jesus Christ. We research and develop various materials related to this area.

Training Areas: Scripture engagement, Trauma Healing, Hermeneutics, Bible Study Notes and Story-telling

Contact: Je Soon Chung (Ph.D), jschung@handong.edu/mekeochung@gmail.com

Center for Biblical Language Studies

We provide various biblical language training for those interested in learning biblical languages such as Biblical Hebrew, NT Greek and Aramaic. We research and develop various materials related to this area.

Training Areas: Biblical Hebrew, NT Greek, Aramaic

Contact: Tae Hoon Lee (Ph.D) / ith1307@naver.com

Center for Near East and Biblical Studies

We aim to help people who want to understand Scripture more deeply by providing various background information related to understanding the Scriptures. We research and develop various materials related to this area.

Training Areas: Text and Context, Field Excursion to biblical lands such as Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Greece and Turkey.

Contact: Joel Lee (MA/TH.M) / yoelsong@gmail.com

Center for Inter-cultural Studies

We aim to equip people to encounter our globalized world with a christian worldview while keeping their own identity, so that they will be able to be the ‘light and salt’ of this world, and actively witness to the world. We research and develop various materials related to this area.

Training Area: Culture and Spirituality, Christian Worldview

Contact: Ki Young Jin (Ph.D) / jkjy98@empas.com

Center of Christian Apologetics Ministry

The Center of Christian Apologetics Ministry aims to educate pastors and missionaries, help them utilize various methods of Christian apologetics in their sermons and lead apologetics-focused Bible study groups, as well as develop and publish series of apologetic Bible study materials needed by both church and school ministries.

Areas of Training:
Theory and Practice of Christian Apologetics
Apologetic Preaching and Bible Study
Leading Christian Apologetic Reading Groups

Contact: Kee Ho Kim (Ph.D) / Kimkeehobaksa@gmail.com