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Kent McDonald

  • D.Min., Carey Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Cordon Conwell Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Seattle Pacific University

Courses Taught:

  • TH 170: Leadership Development for Ministry
  • TH 334: Youth Ministry
  • TH 339: Evangelism and Discipleship
  • TH 3991: Para-Church Ministry


  • Lecturer of practical theology and youth ministry, Whitworth University (2000-present)
  • Regional trainer for Young Life Inland Northwest (2000-present)
  • Young Life Africa area director in Kenya (1994-2000)
  • Adjunct faculty at Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya (ongoing0
  • Pastor of student ministries at Mountain Park Church, Lake Oswego, Ore. (1986-2000)
  • Youth director at Highland Covenant Church, Bellevue, Wash. (1981-1983)

Research & Publications:

  • Nairobi Youth Challenges: Toward the New Millennium (2000)
  • The New Culture of Kenya's Emerging Youth (Kenyan youth consultation paper, 2004)
  • The Loss of Adolescent Identity in the Nairobi Urban Family (paper presented at International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry, Oxford, 2002)

Additonal Leadership:

  • Mission leader, Young Life trip to Czech Republic (2005)
  • Lecturer: Daystar University, Kenya (relevant youth ministry)
  • Regional trainer for Young Life