Our Faculty Members

Our multicultural faculty with adjunct and affiliate professors is composed of more than 50 members. They are multinational and represent most of the denominational and non-denominational churches in Protestant traditions.

Rev. Dr. Samuel Ka-Chieng Law

School of Theology (English)

  • Vice Principal, Academic Affairs
  • Associate Professor


  • PhD Intercultural Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore, KY)
  • MDiv Regent College (Vancouver, BC)
  • PhD Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University
  • MSE Bioengineering, University of Washington (Seattle)
  • BSEE University of Washington (Seattle)

Biographical Information 

Dr Samuel Law is Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies at Singapore Bible College and the Pastor-at-Large for the Evangelical Chinese Church of Seattle (WA, USA – www.eccseattle.org ) where he served as Elder Board Chair and English Ministry pastor (1996 – 2011). Previously, he has served as senior pastor for the Lexington Chinese Christian Church (KY, USA – www.lcccky.org, 2011 – 2016) and as Adjunct Faculty member in the Global and Urban Missions program at Seattle Pacific University’s School of Theology.

He was appointed as Senior Dean for Academic Affairs in 2019.  The position has since been retitled to the Vice Principal for Academic Affairs after the College’s 2022 re-organization.

Prior to entering ministry, Dr Samuel served as a Staff Fellow at the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health (Bethesda MD) and also holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering. Sam and his wife Esther have four children.

He is the author of more than 30 abstracts, articles, and chapters in the areas of missiology and biomedical engineering, authoring one book and co-editing another. 

He is a member of the American Society of Missiology, the Evangelical Missiological Society, the International Association for Mission Studies, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

View Dr Law’s profile on Academia.edu

  • Missiological Perspectives
  • Cross-Cultural Discipleship
  • Engaging World Religions
  • Cultural Anthropology for Ministry and Missions
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Missions Research
  • DMin Research and Writing
  • School of Counseling APA Referencing, Research and Writing
  • Research Methods and Modeling in Missiology
  • Revitalization Studies
  • Spiritual Formation and Cross Cultural Discipleship
  • Diaspora Missiology
  • Pastoral Leadership and Ministry in the Asian Church Context
  • Integration of Science and Faith
  • Book: Law, Samuel K, Revitalizing Missions on the Cusp of Change: Complex Systems Science Mazeways amid Twenty-first Century Realities. Lexington (KY): Emeth Press. 2016
    reviewed by R. Daniel Shaw, in Missiology 47:2 (2019):201-202
  • Editor: Kwa, Kiem-Kiok and Samuel K Law. Missions in Southeast Asia: Diversity and Unity in God’s Design. Carlisle: Langham Global Library, 2022
  • Law, Samuel K. “Multiethnic Churches Beyond American Shores in Diasporas – From Seattle to Singapore: Principles and Practices of Establishing Multiethnic Congregations Through the Lens of Multicultural churches in the Chinese Diaspora.” in George, Sam (ed), Journeys of the Asian Diaspora: Mapping Originations and Destinations. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2021, pp 153-170
  • Law, Samuel K, “Transforming Face in the Chinese Church,” Journal of Asian Mission 20:2 (Nov 2019): 53-78
  • Law, Samuel K, “The Accidental Benefits of Teaching World Religions to Counseling Students” Journal of Asian Mission 20:1 (April 2019): 29-40.
  • Law, Samuel K, Response to Kwon, Ildoo “The Development of Mentoring Practices: Guidelines for Korean-Chinese in Yoido Full Gospel Church,” in Kim, Jinbong, Dwight P. Baker, Jonathan J. Bonk, J. Nelson Jennings, and Jae Hoon Lee (editors). People Disrupted: Doing Mission Responsibly among Refugees and Migrants. Pasadena: William Carey Library, 2018. pp 135-140.
  • Law, Samuel K, “The Gospel and the Supernatural,” in Samuel Goh and Desmond Soh (editors), The Gospel Speaks! Past Present, and Always, Singapore: Singapore Bible College, 2017. Pp. 32-40
  • Law, Samuel K, “Waltzing with Wesley: Wesleyan Theology as a Renewing Framework for Chinese Christian Spirituality and Global Identity,” The Asbury Journal: Vol. 72(1)(Spring 2017): 20-43
  • Law, Samuel K, “Anticipating Change: Missions and Paradigm Shifts in Emergence,” The Asbury Journal. 67(1)(Spring 2012): 4 -26.
  • Invited Book Review: Law Samuel K. Advanced Missiology: How to Study Missions in Credible and Useful Ways by Kenneth Nehrbass. Global Missiology Vol. 18, no 30 (2021): July. http://ojs.globalmissiology.org/index.php/english/article/view/2509. accessed August 10, 2021
  • Pastor-at-Large, Evangelical Chinese Church-Seattle
  • Editorial Team, Journal of Asian Missiology

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