Rev. Dr. Heesung Hwang

Assistant Professor of Christian Religious Education

Phone: 913-253-5027
Curriculum Vitae

Disciplinary Interests



Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Education and Congregational Studies
Graduated with Honors, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Master of Divinity, Wesley Theological Seminary
Certificate, TESOL (Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages), Providence Theological Seminary
Master of Theology in Christian Education, The Graduate School of Methodist Theological University
Bachelor of Theology in Theology, Methodist Theological University


United Methodist

Recent Publications

Emergence: Transforming Religious Education for the Global Generation. Pickwick. Forthcoming 2023

Book Chapters
“기독교적 양성 평등의 과제 [Christian Tasks for Gender Equality] based on Acts 18 and Romans 16:3-4,” in Building the Kin-dom of God Together by The Korean UMC Peace Initiative. Seoul: Sinang and Jisung, December 2021

“현대사회의 도전과 미래목회 [Challenges in the Modern Society and the Future Ministry],” in Leadership and Discipleship. The United Methodist Church Discipleship Ministries. Korean. Nashville: UMC Discipleship Ministries, 2021.

“‘Last Night I Dreamed of Peace’: Letters to Women Who Hold Up the Moon” in Asian and Asian American Women in Theology and Religion: Embodying Knowledge (Asian Christianity in the Diaspora), co-authored with Mai-Anh Le Tran, Linna Gunawan, Kwok Pui-lan, ed. New York: Palgrave Mcmillian, 2020.

Journal Articles
“Crossing the Border: Religious Education of Coexistence with the Case of North Korean Refugees in the U.S.” in the Journal of Religious Education, Conference Edition. (May 2020): 1-9.

“Deacon’s Call: Heesung Hwang” – An article contributed to Deacons Hold the Bowl: Resources for the United Methodist Deacons. (


Heesung Hwang. March2023[17]