David Sveen, Ph.D.


Christian Formation and Ministry

Visiting Assistant Professor of Christian Formation & Ministry
On Faculty since 1997

Phone: (630)752-5282


2004 Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL. Ph.D. in Educational Studies.

1994 Wheaton College Graduate School, Wheaton, IL. M.A. in Educational Ministries.

1986 DePaul University, Chicago, IL. M.B.A. in Finance.

1978 Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. B.S. in Business/Marketing cum laude.

Courses Taught 

  • CE 322 Human Development and Ministry
  • CE 459 Ministry Leadership
  • CE 494 Senior Seminar
  • CFM 514 Culture and Ministry
  • CFM 523 Spiritual Formation III: Leadership

Membership in Professional Societies 

  • Trust Company of Illinois, Glen Ellyn, IL (Founding Director and Vice-Chair)
  • Cedarstone Partners, Wheaton, IL (President)
  • Summer Tutorial Program for Eastern European Scholars and Christian Leaders, Wheaton College (Co-Coordinator)
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital Foundation (Board of Directors)


  • Leadership development as a non-formal learning experience, with a special interest in leadership emerging out of post-totalitarian cultures, specifically Central and Eastern Europe.

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