Christopher, Leon and Angela Yuan
Dr. Christopher Yuan has taught the Bible at Moody Bible Institute for twelve years and his speaking ministry on faith and sexuality has reached five continents. He speaks at conferences, on college campuses, and in churches. He has co-authored with his mother their memoir, Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son’s Journey to God, A Broken Mother’s Search for Hope (100,000 copies sold and now in seven languages). He is also the author of Giving a Voice to the Voiceless. Christopher graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 2005 and received a master’s in biblical exegesis in 2007 and a doctorate of ministry in 2014. Dr. Yuan’s newest book, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story, was named 2020 Book of the Year for Social Issues by Outreach Magazine.
Dr. Leon and Angela Yuan have experienced much heartache from a broken marriage and their prodigal sons. But, God has given them the grace to rely upon His power to change the unchangeable and focus upon their own daily renewal and transformation. Leon earned his PhD in physical chemistry in 1969 and his DDS in 1979, and has been practicing dentistry in the Chicago area. Angela is the founder and president of a non-profit organization that owned a 60-unit low-income, senior citizens home. Both have been highly involved with Bible Study Fellowship International, serving in leadership for more than thirteen years, and were a part of the pioneering team invited by the Chinese communist government to start BSF for the locals in mainland China.