Our Staff

Rev. King Fai Choi | Senior Pastor

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Pastor King Fai Choi was born in Hong Kong, and accepted Christ during high school. He came to the U.S. for college in 1974, and completed his studies in Electrical Engineering at the University of Rochester and Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. In 1998, he and his wife Anna and their two daughters moved to Boston where he studied part-time and received his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry at the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He entered full-time ministry in 2004, and served at the Chinese Bible Church of Greater Boston for ten years before coming to the Golden Gate Christian Church in 2014.

Rev. Jack Lum | Associate Pastor

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Pastor Jack Lum grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.  His family attended a local Chinese church so they could interact with their Chinese heritage.  It was there he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and Lord when he was six years old at a summer Bible club.He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri at Columbia and worked at the electric company in St. Louis for about five years.  He briefly explored a career in counseling.  God, however, led and called him to full-time church ministry.  After receiving his Master of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Illinois he ministered at Chinatown churches in Chicago and Boston.  His primary responsibility at GGCC is shepherding the English speaking congregation as an Associate Pastor.Pastor Jack firmly believes that “Jesus Christ is better than any person or any thing this world has to offer”.  So, he’s a strong advocate of teaching and preaching to magnify the glory of God the Father, caring for people to fully experience the beauty of Jesus Christ, and encouraging followers of Jesus to live by the power of the Holy Spirit.Pastor Jack enjoys watching and playing sports of all sorts, the outdoors, exploring city neighborhoods, music (pop, jazz, classical, country, rock, folk), eating at buffets, and good war movies and documentaries.  He especially loves spending time with his wife, Mary, and children, Jack Jr. and Josephine.

Caleb Lai | Student & Children Pastor

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Caleb was born into a missionary family in Manilla, Philippines. His family eventually moved to Texas in 1984. Caleb grew up learning about Jesus in church as a child, but it wasn’t until 7th grade that he made a personal decision to follow Jesus at a Christian summer youth camp. Caleb served in his youth group as a student leader and continued ministering to youth as a counselor during his college years. Caleb graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of Texas at Austin, where he also eventually met his wife, Millie. After graduating, Caleb ministered to the youth at Austin Chinese Church and then to the youth at Evangelical Formsan Church of Houston. As he ministered in Houston, Caleb completed a Master of Divinity at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Caleb is currently the English student minister at GGCC, taking care of English-speaking student ministries including middle school, high school, and college students.Caleb is passionate about knowing Jesus more and helping others to know about Jesus. He loves to help others experience the love of Jesus through the Gospel of Christ, God’s Word, and the convicting power of the Holy Spirit. He loves to hear other people’s stories of how God touched and changed their lives to become followers of Jesus. Some other things that Caleb also enjoys are traveling, cooking, eating, road trips, superhero movies, and foosball.

James Li | Office Manager

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James LiJames was born in Canton China. He immigrated to San Francisco in 2004 with his family. James started joining student fellowship of GGCC in 2005 and became the first person in his family accept Jesus Christ as his personal savior one year later. He majored in Accounting and graduated in 2012 at San Francisco State University. After working in the accounting field for a couple years, he started to work at GGCC as office manager from the summer of 2018. He enjoys cooking, singing, playing piano, hiking, and travel.