Hyun-Soon - Philippines

Byung-Gi (Timothy) and Hyun-Soon(Lydia) Kim are Global missionaries for the Church of the Nazarene.

Timothy Kim has been serving as preacher and teacher in line with the spiritual development of the church people so called the church revitalization. He also has been working between Korean churches and Philippine churches for evangelism, church planting, and spiritual training, leadership development, scholarship aid, and building projects in the Philippines.

Lydia Kim had been serving as the treasurer of the Philippine and Micronesia Field for 11 years from June 2002 to May 2013 and as the temporal accountant of Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary for 7 months from October 2013 to April 2014. And she is currently serving as the temporal treasurer of the Philippine and Micronesia Field.

Timothy Kim received a B. Th. from Canadian Nazarene College in Canada in 1984 after completing the four year diploma course from Korea Nazarene Theological College (now, Korea Nazarene University) in South Korea. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1991 and a B. A. in theology from APNTS in 1993.

Lydia Kim had attended at Korea Correspondence University in South Korea for four years while working at the general management office of a company in Seoul before she married to Timothy.

Their call to missions came through much prayer. Especially Timothy got clear mission call from God to the Philippines when he had 21 days' fasting prayer seeking God's direction for the future in October of 1987. God also enabled him to do 40 days' fasting prayer from May 05 to June 13, 1993 at the Touch of Glory Prayer Mountain in the Philippines for the better missionary services. Their ongoing vision is to mobilize the whole Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines. They long to see the Philippines evangelize and contribute greatly to the world mission.

Since May 2014, they have been asked by the Field to move to the Federated States of Micronesia but the plan has been delayed because Timothy has been experiencing sickness in his body one after the other.

The Kim's have three sons: InnGee who is serving the Korea Air Force as an interpreting officer, YongGee who is freshman of HanDong Global University in South Korea, and JinGee who is student of Faith Academy in the Philippines as Grade 11.

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Byung-Gi "Timothy"

Born in Korea, Republic of

Hyun-Soon "Lydia"

Born in Korea, Republic of

  • Yong-Gee
  • Jin-Gee
Home Assignment Dates:

Jun 10, 2019 - Sep 10, 2019