Dr. James Choung serves as Vice President of Strategy & Innovation at InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA— overseeing evangelism, discipleship, planting, growth, missions, and multiethnic initiatives. He is also ordained with the Vineyard USA. He is the author of True Story: A Christianity Worth Believing In and Real Life: A Christianity Worth Living Out. He speaks frequently at campuses, churches, seminaries, and conferences, and teaches seminary classes on culture, leadership development and evangelism. His work has been featured in Christianity Today, Leadership Journal, Outreach Magazine, and exploregod.com. He previously served on the pastoral staff of a Boston-area urban church plant, of a megachurch in Seoul, and led an LA-adjacent house church. James earned his D. Min. from Fuller Theological Seminary and his M. Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He also studied management science and marketing at MIT. James and his wife have three children and reside in Los Angeles.