Video from The Masters Seminary
"Husband. Father. Pastor. Professor. Author.
Kevin DeYoung was born in 1977 in South Holland, Illinois, and was raised in Jenison, Michigan. He earned a B.A. in religion (summa cum laude) in 1999 from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. From there Kevin moved to South Hamilton, Massachusetts, to attend Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, earning his M.Div. (summa cum laude) in 2002.
While attending First Presbyterian Church in Ipswich, MA, Kevin met Trisha Bebee, the daughter of an ordained EFCA minister who served for over 30 years as a Navy Chaplain. Kevin and Trisha were married in 2002 during his last semester in seminary.
In 2002 Kevin was ordained as a minister of Word and Sacrament in the Reformed Church in America, and the newly married DeYoungs moved to northwest Iowa, where Kevin served as the associate pastor at the First Reformed Church of Orange City. Two years later, he was called to be the senior pastor of University Reformed Church in East Lansing, across the street from Michigan State University. In 2015, Kevin and his congregation moved from the RCA into the Presbyterian Church in America. In 2017 Kevin accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, NC.." from his website: kevindeyoung.org