Meet the Leadership Team

For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.

2 Chronicles 16:9

SENIOR PASTOR

Rev. Daniel Kim

Reverend Daniel Kim is the Founding & Senior Pastor at Global Community Church. He received his Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and has a Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. Born in South Korea and having spent his formative years in South America, God formed a global minded vision within that has brought him to serve multi-ethnic congregations as well as diverse communities in the inner city.

He is happily married to his extremely patient wife, Peggy and they have three proud children, Emma, Joshua, and Abigail. To the congregation, he is affectionately know as “PD” and he brings a quirky sense of humor to his sermons. When he’s not preaching or leading church meetings, he can often be found struggling to keep up with his youngest daughter, Abigail, as she runs around wherever her energy takes her.

HISPANIC NEW CHURCH PLANTERS

Pastor Ernesto & Pastora Melva

Pastor Ernesto and Pastora Melva serve as new church planters at Global Community Church. Together they have over 30 years of experience in church planting and leadership development in Illinois and Mexico. The Lord called them to Columbus, Ohio with a vision to plant a church serving the the Hispanic community of central Ohio.

ASSOCIATE PASTOR

Rev. John Ma

Reverend John graduated from The Ohio State University with degrees in Finance and Real Estate. After discerning God's call into ministry, he left his first career in Business Finance and went on to earn his Master of Divinity degree from Methodist Theological School in Ohio.

After six long years of courting his future bride (which he shares was a long discipleship process in-itself), Pastor John and Christine married in 2015. Together they have been commissioned by the church to serve as global missionaries to people groups of South Asia in bringing God's global vision closer to serving here locally to make disciples of all nations!

COLLEGE PASTOR

Pastor DJ Kim

Pastor DJ graduated from The Ohio State University in 2008 and is currently serving as a Student Pastor at Global Community Church. Pastor DJ is currently studying to attain his Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary, while serving primarily with college students and in the communal life of worship & prayer. During his time away from ministry, he enjoys doing cross-fit and cheering on The Ohio State Buckeyes with his wife Hope and daughter Zoey.

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