Pastor John S. Shim
John is the pastor-teacher of our church, a veteran of the US Army (3 years active duty) and a graduate of Talbot Theological Seminary.
felt the Lord's call to ministry while he
was a Sociology undergraduate at the University of California, Los Angeles
John entered seminary immediately after receiving his BA and, in 1997, was ordained into the Gospel Ministry through IFCA International.
One year later, the Lord led him to a small group of college students in Northern California.
This group would eventually grow to become Evangel Bible Church, where Pastor John has been serving to this day.
Our pastor has dedicated his
life to reaching the lost and equipping and building up of the saints.
also enjoys playing the guitar and learning about computers during his
Pastor John and his faithful helpmate, Nancy, have been married since 1994 and live in Richmond with their 3 children.