Kevin Haah
Kevin Haah went from being a young urban single out of Cornell Law School to getting married (Grace), having three kids (Kaetlyn, and twins Eliana and Bennett), making partner at a prestigious law firm, giving up law to pursue a Master in Divinity at Fuller Theological Seminary, and becoming a pastor and a church planter.
Kevin is the planter and the lead pastor of New City Church of Los Angeles (, a multi-ethnic, multi-socioeconomic church in downtown Los Angeles.
Kevin is also an adjunct professor at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena and serves as a church planting coach and a co-catalyst of the LA Church Planting Movement. He is also one contributors of the book, Starting Missional Church: Life with God in the Neighborhood (IVP 2014).
In his off hours, you might find him reading a book, having a theological conversation with his kids, running a marathon, or biking with his family.

Articles + Resources


If Our Church Left our Neighborhood, Would Anyone Who Does Not Attend Notice or Care?

Seven years ago, this was a question that was on our minds. We did some good periodically in the neighborhood,…

Cultural Agility and Multi-Ethnic Church


How to Start a Church Planting Movement in Your City

Kevin Haah, who started an interdenominational church planting movement in Los Angeles (, will share the story of how it…


Insights into Planting and Sustaining a Multi-Ethnic Church


The Post-Christian City: How to Start on Mission in a Hostile or Disdainful Culture

Kevin Haah planted "an inclusive gospel-centered" church in downtown Los Angeles, where most people are liberal and hostile to church.…

Observations and Keys to Successful City-Centric Movements

Listen in on a conversation with Chris Lagerlof, Kevin Haah, Eric Marsh and Linda Bergquist as these church leaders focus…


Relationships That Will Tranform a City!

Kevin Haah, lead pastor of New City Church in the heart of Los Angeles, unpacks why relationships are vital in…