After obtaining his bachelor's degree in music from the University of Houston in 1995, Pastor Ray Park moved to the Dallas area to pursue his graduate studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he received his Master of Church Music degree as well as the Master of Divinity in Biblical Languages. While attending Southwestern, he served as a youth and worship pastor at Hope Baptist Church. After serving at Hope Baptist for six years, he served four years as the worship and youth pastor at Korean Central United Methodist Church of Dallas (KCUMC). Since January 2006, he has been serving as the lead pastor of Journey of Faith Church, which began as the English language congregation of KCUMC.
Outside of church, Pastor Ray is a board and executive team member of JAMA and also a member of Mission Dallas. Ray is passionate about sharing Jesus Christ with people, training worship leaders, and mentoring young EM pastors. He and his wife, Hana, have three sons: Christian, Charisen, and Caden.
Ray Im serves as the Executive Pastor of Journey of Faith, overseeing areas such as the Community Life (CL) Groups and church administration. He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin (degree in accounting) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity). As a native of Houston, Ray is a fan of the Rockets, Astros, and Texans. He has been married to Yoomi since June 2010, and they are expecting their first child in March 2013.
We are currently searching for a pastor who will be dedicated to growing young Christians and strengthening the entire family unit. The family ministry will equip parents with resources to fulfill God’s plan for the family and create an atmosphere in which children, youth, and parents can thrive in their walk with Christ.
Jason Nam serves as the worship intern at Journey of Faith, overseeing the worship/praise ministry of the church. He is a graduate of the University of California–Santa Barbara and currently is a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary studying for a Master of Divinity degree. Born and raised in the Los Angeles area, Jason considers the Lakers the greatest basketball team in the world.