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Meet The Pastor Who Took Over From Paul Yonggi Cho

After Paul Yonggi Cho retired as the Senior Pastor of the Yoido Full Gospel Church (Assemblies of God) in 2008, Young Hoon Lee succeeded him as senior pastor. Paul Yungi Cho confounded the Yoido Full Gospel Church (Assemblies of God) with his mother-in-law, Choi Ja-shil. 

Pastor Paul Yonggi Cho

According to nobellie.com, Young Hoon Lee was born on 19th of November 1954 in Seoul, South Korea . He joined Yoido Full Gospel in April 1964.

Pastor Young Hoon Lee

Hoon Lee attended Yonsei University in Seoul and graduated with a degree in theology. After graduating, he proceeded to attend the Full Gospel Theology Seminary (now Hansei University) in Gunpo. He later obtained his Master’s degree in theology from the United Graduate School of Theology at Yonsei University.

He was ordained as a pastor of Yoido Full Gospel Church in 1982. After his ordination, Lee further his education to Westminster Theological Seminary in the United States where he earned another master’s degree in theology. He obtained his MA and a PhD in religion and philosophy at Temple University.

His journey into Ministry started his his ministry at Yoido Full Gospel Church in 1977 as a pastor.

In 2009, he became Superintendent of Assemblies of God of South Korea Yoido General Council. He was elected president of the Christian Council of Korea in 2016

Hoon Lee is married to Inja Baek and they have a daughter together.

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