Dr. Sammy D. Kim

Pastor, Theologian, and Activist in Manhattan, New York

Dr. Sammy D. Kim

Pastor, Theologian, and Activist in Manhattan, New York

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Founder of 180 Church NYC, a community joining God restore the beauty in all things.


Contributing Faculty at the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College. Equipping Church & marketplace leaders to engage conversations about faith that begin to Flourish.


Frequently writes and lectures on topics such as: Leadership, Evangelism, Social Justice, bioethics, and Faith/Science integration in the church.



Invited to the White House to join a conversation involving Dreamers and Immigration Reform during the Obama Administration in 2010.

Also, was one of the signatories of the hundred Prominent evangelical Christian leaders who opposed an executive order banning refugees from the seven predominantly Muslim countries covered by CNN and other media outlets.


An active member of the Lausanne movement, was a delegate for Lausanne III at Cape Town, South Africa in 2010. Also selected as one of the top change-agents & thought-practitioners under 40 in North America and invited to North American young leaders consultation in Madison, Wisconsin in 2012.


Husband to Lydia, Dad to Nathan and Josh & best buddies with my Dog Brownie!

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  • Work
    • 180 Church NYC
  • Education
    • Yale University
    • Alliance Theological Seminary