Kinsinger speaks at youth ministry conference

Dr. Mitch Kinsinger, associate professor of religion and Christian education at Northwestern College, served as a co-presenter at the biennial international conference of the International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry. The conference was held at Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge, England, Jan. 3–6.

Kinsinger’s presentation was entitled “Youth Travel in an Age of Empire: Mission, Service and Pilgrimage.” Co-presenters were Beth Harding, a 2004 Northwestern alumna who is youth work coordinator for the East Belfast Mission in Northern Ireland, and Dr. Timothy Van Meter, a member of the Christian education and youth ministry faculty at Methodist Theological Seminary in Delaware, Ohio.

Kinsinger, a member of Northwestern’s faculty since 2000, earned a doctorate in religious studies from the University of Iowa. He also holds a Master of Divinity degree from Western Theological Seminary and a bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College.