Dr. Kevin DeYoung Promoted to Associate Professor of Systematic Theology

kevin deyoung(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) – Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Kevin L. DeYoung from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, effective June 1, 2021.

Kevin DeYoung

Dr. DeYoung joined the RTS Charlotte faculty in 2017 and also serves as the Senior Pastor of Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina. He received his MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and completed his Ph.D. from The University of Leicester in 2019. His dissertation, entitled “The Religious Formation of John Witherspoon: Calvinism, Evangelicalism, and the Scottish Enlightenment,” was published by Routledge in 2020.

Dr. DeYoung has published more than a dozen books, including his most recent books The Ten Commandments: What They Mean, Why They Matter, and Why We Should Obey Them (Crossway, 2018), Grace Defined and Defended: What a 400-Year-Old Confession Teaches Us About Sin, Salvation, and the Sovereignty of God (Crossway, 2019), and Men and Women in the Church (Crossway, 2021). He regularly blogs for and is a board member of The Gospel Coalition.

Dr. Michael Kruger, president of the Charlotte campus, commented on Dr. DeYoung’s promotion: “We are so pleased to have Kevin DeYoung as a professor here at RTS Charlotte. Not only does he bring a wealth of pastoral experience, but his sharp mind and theological precision are a rich blessing to our students in the classroom. His Ph.D. work on John Witherspoon has made an impressive contribution to our understanding of Reformed theology in the time of the Enlightenment, laying a wonderful theological foundation for future scholarship. We look forward to many more years with Kevin on the Charlotte faculty.”

RTS Charlotte

The RTS Charlotte campus has become a national and international training ground for pastors, missionaries, educators, and leaders in the church. It has a beautiful 17-acre campus, twelve full-time resident faculty members, a library of more than 60,000 volumes, and hundreds of alumni serving Christ all over the globe. RTS Charlotte offers the Master of Divinity degree, the Master of Arts degree (in Christian Counseling, Biblical Studies, and Theological Studies), and the Doctor of Ministry degree.  It also hosts the Center for Campus Ministry and the Center for Church Planting, each designed to provide additional training for students who plan to minister in these strategic areas.

For more about the RTS Charlotte campus, go to https://rts.edu/campuses/charlotte/.