About Joseph Ryu.
Live simply, give lavishly. ”

Joseph Ryu serves as an associate pastor of Promise International Fellowship (www.pifny.org). He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity from Southern Seminary and is a graduate of Rutgers University (Political Science/Criminal Justice, BA).

He has made it his life’s mission to direct hearts towards humility and honesty in the pursuit of developing real and intimate relationships with Jesus Christ. He is married to his lovely wife, Mirim, and has a beautiful daughter.


Master of Divinity, Billy Graham School of Evangelism
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Ongoing)

Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice, Political Science
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (2011)

Ministry & Professional Experience

Associate Pastor of Promise International Fellowship
Promise Church, New York (2019 – Current)

Assistant Pastor for Worship, Education, Media
All Generations Church, New York (2013 – 2018)

Associate Mortgage Loan Officer and Loan Administrator
Shinhan Bank America, New York (2011 – 2014)

Regional Student President and Executive Plenary Director
Korea Campus Crusade for Christ, New York (2010 – 2011)

Administrative Intern
United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (2010)

Regional Student Vice President
Korea Campus Crusade for Christ, New York (2009 – 2010)

Short Term 1 Year Missionary
Cru, East Asia (2008 – 2009)