Staff at Cornerstone University

Darrell Yoder

Director of the Kern Scholars Program


Grand Rapids Theological Seminary


M.Div., Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, B.A. Liberty University

Darrell oversees the Kern Scholars program at GRTS, including recruitment, retention, and program implementation. Professionally, he is most interested in pastoral ministry, preaching, teaching, discipleship, writing, and collaboration between the church and the academy. Outside of work Darrell enjoys distance running, camping, hiking, grilling, coffee, guitar, and playing soccer and basketball.

Awards: Licensed Minister of the Gospel, Educational Ministries Award at GRTS


Lamport, Mark and Darrell Yoder. “Faithful Gestures: Rebooting the Educational Mission of the Church,” Christian Education Journal (Spring 2006): 58-78.

Lamport, Mark and Darrell Yoder. “A Good-Natured Rejoinder to Gary Parrett's 'Nurturing Our faith in The Faith: A Grateful Response to Mark A. Lamport and Darrell Yoder' (CEJ, Fall 2006, 362-364),” Christian Education Journal (Spring 2007): 126-135.

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