Dr. James Lee is a Korean born American citizen who served 10 years in the U.S. Air Force as an officer and received “The Air Force Commendation and Defense Meritorious Service Medals.” After resigning his commission as a Senior Captain in January 1987, he attended Regent University and obtained first an M.A. Degree in World Missions in 1988 and later earned a Doctor of Ministry in 1997. Dr. Lee is currently the Founder and President of River of Life Ministries (RLM) and Door of Hope Foundation (DHF).
Dr. Lee has traveled to more than 100 countries and experienced the move of the Holy Spirit in the world. Dr. Lee has dedicated his life training indigenous missionaries to be engaged in evangelizing the Unreached People Groups (UPGs) in the 10/40 Window countries by conducting Global Harvest Network (GHN) conferences and seminars. Once new churches are planted among the UPGs, then he establishes River Mission Training Centers (RMTCs: one-year intensive discipleship training school) to equip their own fivefold ministers within their own churches and to ignite the Holy Spirit movement in order to resurrect the Book of Acts revival among their own people groups.
To date, through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, the graduates of RMTCs have planted over 800 indigenous churches in 12 different countries. He also trained over 600 indigenous GHN Missions Mobilizers to raise multitudes of indigenous missionaries in Asia, Africa, Central, and South America and Eastern Europe. Through the RLM, Dr. Lee has been conducting GHN Conferences, “Miracle Makers” revival meetings, “Kingdom Authority and Power” seminars, “It is Written” spiritual warfare training, World Missions’ seminars, Leadership and Discipleship training, and Pastors’ conferences throughout the world. Through conducting the “Kingdom Authority and Power” seminar, Dr. Lee imparts unto Christian leaders in the U.S. and in the world, on how to move in God’s Kingdom Authority and Power with signs, wonders and miracles following. Ultimately, his desire is to raise multitudes of indigenous missions mobilizers to be engaged in evangelizing their own UPGs in the world. Dr. Lee and Margarita have two grown children and six grandchildren.