English Congregation Lead Pastor
Pastor William joined the community at Lakeview Covenant Church on March 1st of 2016 as the English Congregation Lead Pastor.
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, he received his education at the University of Toronto (Hon. B.A. 1996), Tyndale Seminary (M.Div. 1999), and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (ThM. 2002, PhD 2012). In his passion of preaching and teaching God’s Word, his desire is to be used by God to raise up passionate, Spirit-filled, missional leaders for Christ. Pastor William enjoys cooking, discussing theology, tiling floors and walls, and spending time with the family. He is happily married to his wife Julie, and they have three children, David, Charis, and Elianah.
Joshua began his ministry at Lakeview as the college pastor in the summer of 2017. After completing his MDiv from TEDS in 2021, he took on the dual role of worship and college pastor. He is currently working on his ThM at TEDS, with a growing interest in missional leadership formation in the Korean American church. Joshua desires to be a pastor and follower of Christ who fully participates in the Missio Dei through the local church.
Samuel Lee joined the staff of Lakeview Covenant Church in October 2015 as the Youth Group Pastor. He received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Currently, he is working as a Laboratory Scientist and attending Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for the Master of Divinity degree.
Samuel is deeply focused on growing spiritual maturity of the youth through God's Word and community. He is happily married to his wife Monica Lee.
Korean Congregation Lead Pastor
Joshua has been serving at Lakeview since 1996. He previously served at an English Ministry of a Korean church and as a youth pastor on the West Coast prior to moving to Chicago. After graduating from UC Berkeley, he went on to receive his M.Div and Th.M. (in Leadership) from Fuller Theological Seminary, and has completed coursework at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for his D.Min.
Joshua is the happy husband of Lanna, and the delighted father of Christy and Timothy. In his free time, you can find him riding his bike, traveling, and hanging out with his family and friends most likely at a buffet restaurant. After all these years of ministry experience, his greatest joys are seeing people saved and transformed, experiencing God’s glory and presence, and doing life in a loving community.
Korean Congregration Associate Pastor
Kidsland Children Ministry Pastor
Pastor Evelyn joined the community at Lakeview Covenant Church in 2019 as the Kidsland Director. She was born and raised in Seoul, Korea and came to California as a foreign student. She received her education at the Parsons School of Design in 1996 and worked at a fashion company. However, God had a different vision for her and decided to change her career. Following God’s path for her, Pastor Evelyn returned to school and graduated with her Master of Art in Disability Ministry at California Baptist University in 2015 and served for people with disabilities for 12 years in California. While serving the disability ministry, she also developed a passion for those in Africa, so every year, Pastor Evelyn serves and shares God’s words to the people in Africa. Eventually, God led her to Chicago where she received M.Div from Northpark Seminary in 2022 and was ordained in July 2023. She is happily married to her husband Sang La, and they have two children, Jamie and Justin.