Profiles of our thought-provoking main session speakers.
Pastor J.S. Park (or Joon, pronounced “June”) is a former atheist/agnostic who has become a pastor, blogger and chaplain-in-training. Pastor Park is our morning Bible expositor. He will speak in English; translations will be provided.
Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS)
B.A. in Psychology from University of South Florida (USF)
Pastor Park is a 5th degree black belt, a recovered porn addict, intense introvert, and loves Jesus. In 2012, he gave half his salary to One Day’s Wages to fight human trafficking, a check for $10,000, and matching contributions raised another 10k. He’s a contributing blogger for X3Church, a renowned nonprofit that fights porn addiction, and writes for ChurchLeaders andChurchPlants. He runs a Q and A style blog for skeptics and skeptical Christians. He married the love of his life in December of 2014. He’s also written a few books. At WCCCC 2015, Pastor Park was also our speaker for the "Penny for Your Thoughts" session.
Rev. Lawrence Fung, is the acting Director of Mobilization for Gospel Operation International (GOI). Rev. Fung is our evening speaker. He will speak in Chinese; translations will be provided.
Doctor of Intercultural Studies from Western Seminary
Doctor of Ministry from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (GGBTS)
Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
馮牧師是華人福音普世差傳會的國際總主任(代)。他在香港出生長大.大學畢 業後在香港青年歸主協會事奉.曾任該會的執行總幹事和亞洲區訓練主任。 一 九八一年到美國金門浸信會神學院進修,並開始在三藩市華人金巴崙長老會事 奉.先後在該校獲取神道學碩士(1984) 和教牧學博士 (1989) 學位.曾任該教會 之主任牧師廿多年.後在美國西方神學院獲取文化研究學博士學位 (2011) 。馮 牧師跟倪彩環師母育有兩位已婚的兒女和三個外孫.
Lawrence serves as Acting International Director of Gospel Operation International (GOI). He was born and raised in Hong Kong. He began full time ministry at Hong Kong Youth for Christ after college, serving as their Deputy Executive Director and Asian Training Director. He went to Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (GGBTS) in San Francisco for theological training, and began serving in Cumberland Presbyterian Chinese Church (CPCC) since 1981. He served as Senior Pastor of CCPC for over 20 years. Rev. Fung later earned his Doctor of Intercultural Studies degree while he was serving at GOI. Rev. and Mrs. Loretta Fung have 2 adult children (married) and 3 grandchildren.
George Shen 沈壽康 has been a translator at W4C for many years and also at the First Chinese Baptist Church, Los Angeles and Walnut. He did the English translation of Dr. Timothy Lin’s books: “Recruiting Overcomers” and “What is the Kingdom of Heaven in the Bible?” (Previous English Title: Truth of the Kingdom) 征召得胜者，国度的真理, 林道亮博士著 with side by side Simplified Chinese and English pages published by the China Alliance Press, Hong Kong.
Between his BS and MS engineering studies, George attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and took Jewish studies for a year where he also met his future wife Lois. He has also produced a well-received PowerPoint, “Is the Chinese Lunar New Year a Re-enactment of the First Passover?” that is used frequently for outreach during the Chinese New Year season. He is also a member of the Global Edenics Team in Chinese and some of his work has been published in “The Origin of Speeches, Intelligent Design in Languages”.
George is currently an adjunct research instructor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Keck USC Medical School.
Tracy Tam was born in China and came to the US at the age of 12. She came to Christ during her last year of college through her classmate.
She earned her B.S. in Civil Engineering, and is currently working on her M.Div. in Logos Evangelical Seminary. It’s been her passion to share the Gospel, teach Sunday school, disciple young Christians and, of course, translate for God’s messengers.
Tracy is the blessed wife of Peter Lau, and the proud mom of their 5 year-old daughter, Joy Lau, with special needs. Her calling is to become an encourager and comforter to God’s people.