David Setran

Price-LeBar Professor of Christian Formation and Ministry
Wheaton College

David Setran is the Price-LeBar Professor of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College, where he heads up the department’s graduate program and teaches courses in the history and philosophy of Christian education, discipleship, and college/young adult ministry. He earned a Ph.D. in History of Education from Indiana University in 2000.

He is the author of The College “Y:” Student Religion in the Era of Secularization (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) and co-author with Chris Kiesling of Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood: A Practical Theology for College and Young Adult Ministry (Baker Academic, 2013). He has also written a number of articles in scholarly journals such as the Christian Education Journal, the Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care, and Religion and American Culture related to the history of Christian education and ministry with emerging adults.

David and his wife Holly live in Wheaton with their four children. They enjoy teaching both children and adults at their local church, College Church in Wheaton. In his free time, David enjoys running, playing tennis, attending his children’s soccer games, and rooting for the New York Yankees.