Dr. Mark Young
President, Denver Seminary
Dr. Mark Young is a theological educator and pastoral leader with more than 30 years of global ministry experience. Prior to becoming president of Denver Seminary in Colorado, he served as professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) from 1995-2009. He also held a variety of pastoral roles at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, from 2000-2009. His life passion is to align all that he is and all that he does with the eternal purpose of God—that all people in all places worship Him alone.
Mark has a Th.M. in New Testament Literature and Exegesis from DTS and a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has travelled extensively, both domestically and internationally, as a teacher, consultant and missions leader, and he has written and spoken on issues in theological education and mission for numerous international symposia and conferences.
Mark and his wife, Priscilla, were involved in theological training and local church ministry with WorldVenture in Eastern Europe for 14 years. They lived in Vienna, Austria, for four years while ministering throughout the former Soviet bloc. They then relocated to Poland and experienced firsthand the world-changing events of 1989. Mark was the founding academic dean of Evangelical Theological Seminary in Wroclaw, Poland.
Mark and Priscilla have been married for nearly 32 years. Priscilla grew up in a missionary family in Ethiopia. During their time in Dallas, she served as the scholarship coordinator for Dallas Seminary Foundation from 1997-2009. Mark and Priscilla have three grown children, two of whom are married, and a brand new grandson.