ABOUT KEVIN DEYOUNG

I am the Senior Pastor at University Reformed Church(RCA) in East Lansing, Michigan, near Michigan State University. I’ve been the pastor there since 2004. I was born in Chicagoland, but grew up mostly in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. I root for da Bears, da Bulls, da Blackhawks, the White Sox, and the Spartans. I have been married to Trisha since January 2002. We live in East Lansing and have five young children.

Learning to Listen to the Whole Counsel of God

We must pay attention to the whole counsel of God. We need to study all of it and preach from all of it, not just the stuff that hits our sweet spot.

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5 Reasons Pastors Should Read Over Their Heads

Most pastors should make it a point to jump into the deep end of the intellectual pool and get in over their heads once in awhile.

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Don’t Let the Screen Strangle Your Soul, Part 2

Sometimes I wonder if I’m so busy because I’ve come to believe the lie that busyness is the point.

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Don’t Let the Screen Strangle Your Soul, Part 1

Let me suggest three ways in which the digital revolution, for all its benefits, is also an accomplice to our experience of being hassled, frazzled, and crazy busy.

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The 3 R’s of Christian Engagement in the Culture War

The mission of the church is not to “reclaim” America. The growth of the church does not rely on political victories or societal approval. But call it what you want—a culture war, a battle of ideas, an ideological struggle—there is no question we have deep division in America. Given this reality, how should Christians respond?

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comment_post_ID); ?> I agree 100%, you can tell if a church is doing this it grows, if there's no growth there's poor leadership..
 
— Dennis Whiterock
 
comment_post_ID); ?> Great work Bubba! Its exciting to see how God has blessed your faithfulness over your lifetime into remarkable, fruitful, Kingdom expansion! Jesus DID say, "without Me you can do nothing!" (John 15:5). No surprise that He rewards "thick and thin" prayer with great fruitfulness! :)
 
— Mike Taylor
 
comment_post_ID); ?> I loved this presentation. It helped greatly as I organized an Outreach Ministry of The Shepherds Care. Thank you. Esther Callaham Mahgoube Emmanuel Pentecostal Church New Jersey
 
— Esther Mahgoube
 

Clarity Process

Three effective ways to start moving toward clarity right now.