Dr. Mark Young, president of Denver Seminary, is a theological educator and pastoral leader with nearly 40 years of global ministry experience. Prior to joining Denver Seminary in 2009, he served as professor of world missions and intercultural studies at Dallas Theological Seminary from 1995–2009 and was the founding academic dean of the Biblical Theological Seminary in Wroclaw, Poland.
Mark has authored several publications, including One True Story, One True God: What the Bible Is All About (Our Daily Bread Publishing, 2021) “Marriage and the Mission of God,” published in Marriage: Its Foundation, Theology and Mission in a Changing World (Moody Press, 2018), and “Recapturing Evangelical Identity and Mission” published in Still Evangelical? Insiders Reconsider Political, Social, and Theological Meaning (InterVarsity Press, 2018). He has also presented on issues in theological education and mission for numerous international symposia and conferences.
Mark holds a PhD in Educational Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a ThM in New Testament Literature and Exegesis from Dallas Theological Seminary. He serves as the board chair for the Association of Theological Schools and is a member of the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education, Evangelical Theological Society, OMSC Missions Leaders Forum, and several other organizations.
Mark is currently authoring The Hope of the Gospel: Theological Education for the Next Evangelicalism (working title).
Mark has been married to Priscilla Young for nearly 40 years, has three children, and seven grandchildren.