Dave Overholt

Dr. Dave Overholt

Adjunct Professor of Youth and Family Ministries

 Email: doverholt [at] tyndale.ca

Academic Credentials

EdD, OISE, University of Toronto


Dr. David Overholt is the founding pastor of Church on the Rock, one of the largest and longest running youth-targeted churches in North America. In addition to 27 years in youth ministry, he has a doctorate in philosophy of education from University of Toronto with a thesis in “Adults Mentoring Adolescents.” His books include: Reasons to Believe (a youth apologetic), Live What You Believe (a youth growth project), Soul Searching the Millennial Generation (a youth worker’s guide to teen work) and New Beginnings (a youth devotional). He speaks to thousands of students each year through a wide-ranging speaking and consulting ministry.

Dr. Overholt is teaching a course on Engaging the Next Generation in Spring & Summer 2023.

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