Soong-Chan Rah

Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism, North Park Theological Seminary

Topic: Considering our Method and Motivation

Session: Immaturity and Transition in Youth Ministry


Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is Milton B. Engebretson Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL and the author of The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity (IVP Books, 2009) and other books. Soong-Chan received his B.A. in Political Science and History/Sociology from Columbia University; his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; his Th.M. from Harvard University; his D.Min. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and is currently in the Th.D. program at Duke University.

He has served on the boards of Sojourners and the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). He currently serves on the boards of World Vision, Evangelicals 4 Justice and the Catalyst Leadership Center.

Soong-Chan, his wife, Sue and their two children, Annah and Elijah live in Chicago.