Rev. Dr. Rajkumar Boaz Johnson
Interim Teaching Pastor
Dr. Johnson is a Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at North Park University in Chicago, Illinois, and is the Interim Teaching Pastor at Redeemer Life. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Delhi in 1978 and his Masters of Divinity from Union Biblical Seminary in 1984. He continue his studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, earning a Masters of Theology in Hebrew and Semitic Languages in 1988, and then received his Ph.D. in Hebrew/Biblical Studies in 1997 from Trinity International University and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dr. Boaz was ordained into the Evangelical Covenant church in June 2008. He's married to my wife Sarita and they have four grown children.
Children's Ministry Pastor
Younbi's passion is for children and family. Her greatest joy in ministry is to see children come to Christ, grow in His love, and serve others with joy. She has been serving in children's ministry for more than 15 years in both the United States and in South Korea. She majored in Children's and Family Ministries from Trinity International University, and is currently getting her Master's degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She and her husband Mike and live in Deerfield, IL, and they love movies, travel, and any yummy ethnic food!
Youth Ministry Pastor
Born and raised in Central Illinois, Lauren is a lover of fall, pizza, bonfires, and starry nights. After receiving her Bachelor's degree in Advertising and International Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she spent three years both teaching and doing youth discipleship in the wonderful city of Bogotá, Colombia. It was there that her love for youth ministry, Latin America, and the Spanish language deepened. After returning stateside, Lauren had the privilege of serving on a church staff in Wheaton, Illinois for a number of years in their youth and women's ministries. She is now in the process of getting a Master of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Lauren is so thankful to be at Redeemer Life and can't wait to see how the Lord will continue to use the youth of this church for His glory and kingdom.