Michael Oh Biography
Michael Oh is the Executive Director/CEO of the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization, and the president and founder of Christ Bible Seminary in Nagoya, Japan.
Michael Oh Age
Oh was born on April 19, 1971 (age 48 years), in South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA as Michael Young-Suk Oh.
Michael Oh Spouse
He is happily married to wife Pearl and have five children, four daughters, and one son.
Michael Oh Education
Michael attended the University of Pennsylvania as an undergraduate where he also received his Master’s degree in Education and his Ph.D. in Leadership and Cultural Anthropology from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Michael received his seminary training at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where he earned a Master of Divinity degree.
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Michael Oh Career
Young-Suk Oh is Global Executive Director/CEO of the Lausanne Movement. Before relocating to Deerfield, IL for seminary training at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Oh and his wife, Pearl, were professors in the Philadelphia region. While under Paul Hiebert’s coaching, they got an appeal to the global mission with a specific vision of reaching Japan with the gospel. They served as missionaries in Nagoya in 1998 and 1999 with Mission to the World, in Nagoya, Japan where they planted Chita Zion Church, founded the Open House English School and began an outreach event for young people called Heart & Soul.
The Oh family returned to Japan as missionaries in January 2004 and established CBI Japan. Oh spoke at meetings, churches, and universities around the globe, including Urbana 2009 and Desiring God 2009/2011. Oh first joined the Lausanne movement by taking part in the 2004 World Evangelization Forum in Pattaya, Thailand.
At the 2006 Lausanne Younger Leaders Gathering in Port Dixon, Malaysia, he delivered the keynote address and joined the Lausanne Board in 2007 with a particular focus on developing younger movement leaders. Oh contributed to three books, including 2006 Living and Leading Like Jesus, Finish the Mission and the Global Study Bible of the ESV. He also wrote widely in Seoul, Korea, for Desiring God and Salt and Light Magazine.
Michael Oh Author
Living and Leading Like Jesus 2006
Finish the Mission
the ESV Global Study Bible
Desiring God and Salt and Light Magazine in Seoul