After obtaining his bachelor's degree in music from the University of Houston in 1995, Pastor Ray Park moved to the Dallas area to pursue his graduate studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he received his Master of Church Music degree as well as the Master of Divinity in Biblical Languages. While attending Southwestern, he served as a youth and worship pastor at Hope Baptist Church. After serving at Hope Baptist for six years, he served four years as the worship and youth pastor at Korean Central United Methodist Church of Dallas (KCUMC). Since January 2006, he has been serving as the lead pastor of Journey of Faith Church, which began as the English language congregation of KCUMC.
Outside of church, Pastor Ray is a board and executive team member of JAMA and also a member of Mission Dallas. Ray is passionate about sharing Jesus Christ with people, training worship leaders, and mentoring young EM pastors. He and his wife, Hana, have three sons: Christian, Charisen, and Caden.