Kevin DeYoung is the Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at RTS Charlotte. In addition, he serves as the senior pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina. Prior to moving to Charlotte in 2017, he was the senior pastor at University Reformed Church, East Lansing, Michigan and was a Chancellor’s Professor at RTS.
DeYoung grew up in Jenison, Michigan and earned a B.A. in Religion from Hope College in Holland, Mich., Summa Cum Laude, and an M.Div. with concentration in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, Summa Cum Laude. He is currently a PhD Candidate (Early Modern History) at the University of Leicester in the UK. His research has focused on the theology of John Witherspoon, a Scottish-American Presbyterian theologian and founding father of the United States.
Regularly blogging on thegospelcoalition.com, DeYoung also has been invited as a key note speaker to numerous conferences and lectures including Together For the Gospel, The Gospel Coalition, The Shepherd's Conference, and many more. He has published a dozen books for adults and children, including Just Do Something and The Biggest Story. His book, Crazy Busy: A Mercifully Short Book About a Big Problem, was named the 2014 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Book of the Year. In addition, Christianity Today has awarded Book of the Year honors to three of his books in 2009, 2010, and 2013. World Magazine named What Does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality? one of its 2015 Books of the Year.
DeYoung and his wife Trisha are the parents of seven children, ages 13 years to 9 months.