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Brian S. Kono, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Youth Ministry, University Chaplain
Whiteman-Gibbs Science Center
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With nearly 20 years of youth ministry experience, Brian Kono’s passion is in preparing those who engage the front lines of ministry with teens and their families. Kono has a special interest in the spiritual formation during adolescence, looking at past and emerging models with an interdisciplinary focus. Kono directs the Ministry Programs at SAU. Each ministry major integrates real-time ministry experience with classroom learning. Feel free to contact him to learn more.


  • Ph.D.: Trinity International University, 2015