Attend MVNU's Youth Pastor Networking Day on April 2, 2020, 9AM to 4:30PM in Foster Hall located in Ariel Arena on the Mount Vernon Nazarene University campus with featured guest Mark Yarhouse. This year's topic is Understanding Gender Dysphoria and Sexuality.
Mark A. Yarhouse, Psy.D., is the Dr. Arthur P. and Mrs. Jean May Rech Chair in Psychology at Wheaton College, where he directs the Sexual and Gender Identity Institute. In 2006, he was named Senior Fellow with the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities to conduct a study of students navigating identity concerns at Christian colleges and universities. Dr. Yarhouse is currently the Chair of the task force on LGBT issues for Division 36 (Psychology of Religion and Spirituality) of the American Psychology Associaiton. Dr. Yarhouse has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and is author or co-author of several books, including Understanding Sexual Identity: A Resource for Youth Ministers and Understanding Gender Dysphoria: Navigating Transgender Issues in a Changing Culture.
For only $45 per person (includes meal in our dining commons), you can join us to connect with other youth leaders from across the region, share best practices, and receive relevant and practical youth ministry training!