Sammy Joo joined the Baptist State Convention staff in 2007. He is a graduate of Handong Global University in Pohang, South Korea, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Sammy previously served Korean churches in South Korea and multi-ethnic churches in the United States as a worship leader, youth pastor and college pastor. He also served in international student ministry in the Triangle area and collegiate partnership team from 2007-2016.
Sammy has served as the Asian ministries consultant since 2017. His desire is to equip next generation diaspora leaders among Asian communities and connect Asian American churches to fulfill the Great Commission. Sammy and Debbie have four children. Sammy loves to play guitar.