Kyuboem Lee

Kyuboem Lee, DMin, is the general editor for the Journal of Urban Mission and the DMin Program Director and Assistant Professor of Missiology at Missio Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. He was born in Seoul, S. Korea; at age 10, his family moved to Nairobi, Kenya, as missionaries. At age 18, he became an international student in USA, first at Wheaton College, then at Westminster Theological Seminary. It was at Westminster's urban mission programs that he gained a sense of calling to the city through teachers like Harvie Conn and Manuel Ortiz. He served on the pastoral staff of an African American church in Philadelphia for 7 years, then as a planter and pastor of an incarnational church in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia for 11 years. He has taught urban mission in graduate settings since 2006. He is also a Leading Voice at Missio Alliance and a Church Planters Coach at V3 Church Planting Movement. He resides in Philadelphia with his wife Christe and two sons Amoz and Theo. Twitter: @kyuboem

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Letter from the General Editor: Volume 5, Issue 1

It has been a long time coming since the last issue. Thank you for your patience! However, a lot has taken place. We now have a completely redesigned and updated website, and the Journal now finds a new institutional home, Missio Seminary, which has been experiencing its own transitions, most notably, moving the main campus into the city of Philadelphia from Hatfield, PA.

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Letter from the General Editor: Volume 4, Issue 1

You may be puzzling over the appearance of a new issue on this site though (I hope) you are glad to see it, since we announced the merger of JofUM and the New Urban World last year. We did produce a joint issue for November 2014, and you can watch out for it on the International Society of Urban Mission site.

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Welcome to a Global Conversation on God’s Mission to the World’s Cities.

Welcome to the very first issue of Journal of Urban Mission; so glad you could be a part of it. Our mission is to continue in the spirit of Urban Mission journal of the 1980s and 1990s, which was “Dedicated to the Advancement of Christ’s Church and Kingdom in Cities throughout the World.” We want …

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