Rev. Kerry Schottelkorb is the president of ChinaSource, appointed in March 2019.
For twenty years Kerry was involved in local church planting and youth ministry, both in the US and Hong Kong. He was the founding pastor of the Cle Elum Alliance Church in Cle Elum, Washington and one of two founding pastors of Evangelical Community Church in Hong Kong.
Kerry subsequently served as Vice President for Advancement for English Language Institute in China (ELIC) and the North American Director of Christian Action Asia.
Over the past 33 years, Kerry has been involved in ministry across China as a founding pastor of Evangelical Community Church in Hong Kong, Vice-President of Advancement for English Language Institute in China and the North American Director of Christian Action Asia. In these positions, Kerry has cultivated a keen love for China and Chinese ministry and developed a broad and diverse set of relationships across the US and Asia.
Kerry and his wife Debra began BridgeLives in 2007, providing leadership and team development to those primarily serving in an Asian context.
Kerry has a BA degree in history from Simpson College and an MA in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Kerry is an encourager with a longstanding love for China and a passion for the nurturing and development of collaborative leaders.
The Schottelkorbs live in Los Angeles and have two children and nine grandchildren.
Founder / Catalyst
Brent Fulton is the founder of ChinaSource.
Dr. Fulton served as the first president of ChinaSource until 2019. Prior to his service with ChinaSource, he served from 1995 to 2000 as the managing director of the Institute for Chinese Studies at Wheaton College. From 1987 to 1995 he served as founding US director of China Ministries International, and from 1985 to 1986 as the English publications editor for the Chinese Church Research Center in Hong Kong.
Dr. Fulton holds MA and PhD degrees in political science from the University of Southern California and a BA in radio-TV-film from Messiah College.
An avid China watcher, Dr. Fulton has written and taught extensively on the church in China and on Chinese social and political phenomena. He is the author of China’s Urban Christians: A Light That Cannot Be Hidden and co-authored China’s Next Generation: New China, New Church, New World with Luis Bush. He is currently working on a new book on Western narratives about the church in China.
Dr. Fulton and his wife, Jasmine, previously lived in Hong Kong from 2006 to 2017. They currently reside in southern California.
You can find him on Twitter @BrentSFulton.
Dr. Fulton and his wife, Jasmine, split their time between Asia and Southern California.
Senior Vice President
Joann Pittman is the senior vice president of ChinaSource and editor of ZGBriefs.
Prior to joining ChinaSource, Joann spent 28 years working in China, as an English teacher, language student, program director, and cross-cultural trainer for organizations and businesses engaged in China. She has also taught Chinese at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul (MN), and Chinese Culture and Communication at Wheaton College (IL) and Taylor University (IN).
Joann has a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul (MN), and an MA in teaching from the University of St. Thomas (MN).
She is the author of Survival Chinese Lessons and The Bells Are Not Silent: Stories of Church Bells in China.
Her personal blog, Outside-In can be found at joannpittman.com, where she writes on China, Minnesota, traveling, and issues related to “living well where you don’t belong.”
Joann makes her home in New Brighton, Minnesota.
Glenn and Narci Herr
Glenn and Narci work with ChinaSource publications.
Glenn and Narci Herr come to ChinaSource after 30 years of experience living and serving in Hong Kong and China. They were first involved in working with the church in Hong Kong and for the last 20 years they served workers living in China. During that time Glenn traveled extensively throughout China and Narci taught Hebrew and theological English at a Hong Kong seminary.
The Herrs are located in Saint Louis.
Char and Dan Kennicutt
Finance and Operations
Char joins ChinaSource as our finance and operations point person, and Dan is volunteering on a variety of finance and administrative projects.
Char and Dan come to ChinaSource with 10 years of experience in the Chinese world serving with OMF in Taiwan and Singapore.
For the past 20 years Char has worked in a variety of administrative positions in OMF-USA, and Dan has worked in finance and management positions in business and government.
Char and Dan live in the Denver, Colorado area.
Donor Relations Manager
Jon Kuert is the donor relations manager for ChinaSource.
Prior to joining ChinaSource, Jon was the director of AFC Global, a sending organization based in Minnesota. Jon left that role in 2008 and moved to China where he and his wife, Elissa, served for the next seven years. While in China, Jon taught English at Tenwest Immersion School, guest lectured at local universities, and led English-language and leadership hikes with university students. Together, he and Elissa established a small business initiative that created part-time jobs for rural Chinese women coming out of difficult life situations.
Upon returning to Minnesota in 2015, Jon, became the global missions pastor at Cedar Valley Church, where he continues to serve in a part-time capacity.
Jon, Elissa, and their daughter Gili live in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Hong Kong Administrator
Emerald Lam is our Hong Kong administrator.
Prior to joining ChinaSource, she worked as a secretary for local printing companies.
Emerald holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Entrepreneurship and Business from University of Huddersfield, UK.
Emerald lives in Hong Kong with her husband and two daughters.
Strategy and Marketing Consultant
Hannah Lau is the strategy and marketing consultant for ChinaSource, managing organizational planning, external communication, and marketing processes including social media.
Originally from Canada, Hannah served in China where she began her career in advertising. She comes to us with a wealth of experience from the corporate world, having built her career in Asia working for international ad agencies. Having since left the corporate sector, she’s now applying her skills to help non-profit organizations, Christian ministries, and small businesses set up their marketing and communications activities.
She is also the author of Wherever You Go: A Conversation About Life, Faith, and Courage, a public speaker, and can be found on Twitter @HannahLau and Facebook @whereveryougobook.
Hannah is based in Hong Kong.