Dr. Andrew Lee appointed ISAAC Eastern Regional Director
ISAAC is delighted to announce that the Reverend Dr. Andrew Y. Lee, Ph.D., has been appointed to be ISAAC’s Eastern Regional Director. A resident of New York City, Dr. Lee will form an Eastern Region resource team and develop regional programs for ISAAC. Furthermore, he will develop an ISAAC D.Min curriculum with an Asian American Ministry emphasis.
Dr. Lee received his B.A. in history at Nyack College, his M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Baylor University with emphasis in Old Testament studies. Andrew has served as the Director of Theological Education at Northeastern Baptist School of Ministry and was Associate Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in Bible at New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Jersey. Rev. Lee also served as English Pastor of Trust in God Baptist Church (NYC) and lead pastor of English Ministries at Oversea Chinese Mission (the largest Chinese church in New York City), combining for more than 21 years of pastoral ministry. He recently contributed a chapter, “Reading the Bible as an Asian American: Issues in Asian American Biblical Interpretation” to Ways of Being, Ways of Reading, edited by Mary Foskett and Jeffrey Kah-Jin Kuan (Chalice Press, 2006). His articles will also appear in forthcoming volumes of The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible (Abingdon Press, 2006). He is married to Penny and has 3 children, ages 26, 23 and 19.