Kim Engelmann, PhD

Professor of Christian Spirituality
Pastoral Care Specialist
International Experience: Guatemala, Mexico, North American Indian Reservations, Migrant Worker Communities in USA




  • Doctor of Ministry, Pastoral Care, School of Theology, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • Master of Divinity, New Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ
  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Doctor of Ministry Project

  • God Themes in Hospitalized Children


Academic Experiences

  • Adjunct Professor, School for Urban Missions, Oakland, CA


Teaching Specializations

  • Christian Spirituality
  • Pastoral Care
  • Integrating Recovery with Spiritual Disciplines
  • Missions


Professional Experiences

  • Pastor, West Valley Presbyterian Church, Cupertino, CA
  • Associate Pastor, Pastoral Care, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, Menlo Park CA
  • Associate Pastor, Church on the Rock, Redwood City, CA
  • Associate Pastor, Trinitarian Congregational Church, Andover, MA



  • Journey to Joona Trilogy, NAVPress, 1994
  • Kim Engelmann, Seeing Jesus: Glimpses of God in My Life, Dimensions for Living, 2004.
  • Kim Engelmann, A Walk with God through Friendship, Dimensions for Living, 2005.
  • Kim Engelmann, Running in Circles: How False Spirituality Traps Us in Unhealthy Relationships, IVP Books, 2007.
  • Kim Engelmann, Soul-Shaping Small Groups: A Refreshing Approach for Exasperated Leaders, ReadHowYouWant, 2012
  • Kim Engelmann, No More Running in Circles - Study Guide, CreateSpace, 2014