180 Church

Dr. Sam D. Kim

Pastor of Preaching & Vision

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

Fellow in Theology and Medicine with the Program for Medicine, Spirituality, and Religion at Yale School of Medicine and Lifelong Learning at Yale Divinity School.


A practical theologian for the urban church and the city. Earned his doctorate exploring pervasive and adaptive issues surrounding the emotional ecology in the Soul of the Leader at Gordon-Conwell in south Hamilton, MA.

Writes and speaks on topics such as Leadership, Evangelism, Clergy Renewal, Social Issues, Culture, Bioethics, and Cosmology.


Serves on the advisory board for Fusion at the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College in collaboration with the Lausanne‘s North American YLGEN, Empowering the next generation of evangelistic influencers for national and global impact.

A passionate advocate for the immigrant and the most vulnerable, was invited to the White House to join a conversation involving dreamers and immigration reform during the Obama Administration in 2010.

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.


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

Education and Background:
Fellow, Yale University
Doctorate, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary
M.Div, Alliance Theological Seminary

Meet the Staff

Dr. Sammy Kim
Pastor Lydia Kim
Pastor Billy Kim
Henry Kim
Sarah Bennett
Charles Bennett
Stu Still