Meet the Faculty
James DekkerProfessor of Youth Ministry
Dr. Jim Dekker has worked with youth in the Christian community in a wide variety of capacities for decades. His areas of expertise include adolescent culture and development, family dynamics, and Christian education.
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Dan White HodgeDirector of CYMS and Assistant Professor of Youth Ministry
With an extensive history of urban youth ministry, Dr. Daniel White Hodge is a leading authority on the socio-theological aspects of hip hop culture. In his classes, he teaches project-based learning from a biblical perspective.
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