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academic administrator , evangelist , Publishing executive

David Sang Chul Kim was South Korean academic administrator, publishing executive, evangelist. Recipient Byzantine Golden medal American Institute Patristic Byzantine Studies, Inc., 1992, Special award for Distinguished Service Unification Church, International, 1996, Cheon Il Guk Owner award Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, Seoul, 2003.


Kim, David Sang Chul was born on November 9, 1915 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Came to the United States, 1959.


Bachelor in English Literature, Chosen Christian College, Seoul, 1939. Postgraduate, University Wales, 1954—1955. Postgraduate, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, 1959—1961.

Postgraduate, University Oregon, 1962—1963. Master of Arts, University Oregon, 1965. Postgraduate, Pacific School Religion, Berkeley, California, 1965—1966.

Doctor of Philosophy, Pacific Columbia University, 1988.


Staff Chosen Rubber Industry Association, Seoul, 1939-1945. Fin assistant United States Military Government, Kunsan City, Republic of Korea, 1945-1948. Government official Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government of Republic of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1948-1959.

Charter member Unification Church, Republic of Korea, since 1954, 1st missionary to England, 1954-1955, missionary, evangelist, 1959-1970. Counseling supervisor Clearfield Job Corps Center, Utah, 1966-1970. Founder, president, owner The Cornerstone Press (now Rose of Sharon Press), 1978-1985.

Charter member, trustee World Relief Friendship Foundation, Inc. (now International Relief Friendship Foundation, Inc.), since 1974. President International One World Crusade Inc., since 1975.

Founder, United Faith, Inc., Portland, Oregon, since 1970, Global Education Research and Development Fund, Inc., 1981-1996. President Unification Theological Seminary, 1974-1994. Charter member, trustee National Council Church and Social Action, 1976-1996.

Advisory finance supporter Global Congress of World Religions, Inc., 1978-1996. Charter member International Religious Foundation, Inc., since 1982. Vice president Unification Thought Institute, 1989-1997.

Founder, president Marriage and Family Institute American, since 1994. Chairman inauguration The Family Federation for Unification and World Peace, Netherlands, since 1996. President emeritus Unification Theological Seminary, since 2000.



Married Eui Hong Kang, January 6, 1942. Children: Sook Hee, Sung Soo, Hyun Soo, Young Soo, Joon Soo.

Eui Hong Kang

Sook Hee Kim

Sung Soo Kim

Hyun Soo Kim

Young Soo Kim

Joon Soo Kim