Kevin DeYoung

Kevin DeYoung

Senior Pastor (Speaking Requests and Schedule) | pastor@urcstaff.org

Kevin DeYoung has been the Senior Pastor at University Reformed Church since August 2004. His three main responsibilities include preaching, leadership, and administration.

Kevin was born outside of Chicago in South Holland, Illinois and from third grade on, grew up in Jenison, Michigan. He attended Hope College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Prior to serving at URC, Kevin was the Associate Pastor at First Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa. Kevin and his lovely wife, Trisha, have six children: Ian, Jacob, Elizabeth, Paul, Mary and Benjamin.

Kevin has published the following books:

freedomboundaries

Emergent

lovechurch

dosomething

goodnewsforgot

comeback

missionofchurch

crazy busy

Freedom & Boundaries: A Pastoral Primer on the Role of Women in the Church

Why We’re Not Emergent: By Two Guys Who Should Be

Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will

Why We Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion

The Good News We Almost Forgot: Rediscovering the Gospel in a 16th Century Catechism

Don’t Call it a Comeback: The Old Faith for a New Day

What is the Mission of the Church?: Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission

Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book About A (Really) Big Problem

“For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.” (2 Corinthians 4:5)

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