Yale Kim has been leading prayer meetings since being radically saved in his youth group 16 years ago. Since that time, he has been involved in gathering youth, college students, and pastors from different denominations and organizations to pray together. Yale’s previous work includes working as staff with TheCall, Director of a House of Prayer, worship pastor at a southern Baptist church and helping to organize numerous worship and prayer meetings on college campuses.
Currently he serves as the Abolition Church Network Coordinator for Exodus Cry, an organization built on a foundation of prayer that is committed to abolishing sex slavery through Christ-centered prevention, intervention, and holistic restoration for trafficking victims.
In addition he also leads 1159 Ministries, a non-profit organization that serves other ministries in mobilizing Christian stadium and arena sized gatherings. Among those ministries served have been SoulCheck 2011 Houston, Line in the Sand Gathering in Pasadena on 11-11-11, and most recently the Pasadena International House of Prayer Behold Conference.
Along with his responsibilities with Exodus Cry and 1159 Ministries, Yale also serves as the California Youth and Young Adult State Coordinator on the National Day of Prayer Task Force as well as on the Operations Team for the Collegiate Day of Prayer.
He is also a worship leader that has led at the 2008 California State Southern Baptist Convention meeting and at the 2000 Spirit West Coast with Scott Wesley Brown.
Yale grew up in Southern California and attended the University of California Riverside and the California State University of San Marcos. In January he was married in Houston Texas. He and his wife have made their home in Kansas City, Missouri and are expecting their first child in December 2012.