Wayne’s Career

 

CURRICULUM VITAE
Wayne Allen Brouwer
September 2014

 EDUCATIONAL CAREER

1972: Central Minnesota Christian Schools (Prinsburg, Minnesota)(DIPLOMA)
1976: Dordt College (Sioux Center, Iowa) (BACHELOR OF ARTS—Philosophy)
1980: Calvin Theological Seminary (Grand Rapids, Michigan) (MASTER OF DIVINITY—Old Testament)
1985: Calvin Theological Seminary (Grand Rapids, Michigan) (MASTER OF THEOLOGY—Systematic Theology)
1989: McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) (MASTER OF ARTS IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES—First Century Judaism & Asian Religions)
1999: McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) (DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY—New Testament)

EMPLOYMENT RECORD
1972-1976: Radio Announcer (part-time), KDCR-FM, Sioux Center, Iowa
1976-1979: Radio Announcer (part-time), WFUR and WFUR-FM, Grand Rapids, Michigan
1979-1980: Radio Announcer (part-time), KFUO-FM, St. Louis, Missouri
1979-1980: Student Pastor, TRINITY CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, St. Louis, Missouri
1980-1985: Pastor, IRON SPRINGS CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, Iron Springs, Alberta
1985-1986: Professor of New Testament, REFORMED THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE OF NIGERIA, Mkar, Nigeria
1986-1994: Pastor, FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, London, Ontario
1989: Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology, REDEEMER CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, Ancaster, Ontario (part-
time) (Teaching Prolegomena to Systematic Theology for CALVIN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY)
1994-2005: Senior Pastor, HARDERWYK CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, Holland, Michigan
2000-Present: Associate Professor of Religion, HOPE COLLEGE, Holland, Michigan
2007-Present: Adjunct Professor of Theology, WESTERN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, Holland, Michigan

SERVICE EXPERIENCES
Board of Governors, The King’s University College, Edmonton, Alberta (1982-1985)
Delegate, Christian Reformed Church in North America Synod (1985)
Christian Reformed Pastor-Church Relations Committee (1988-1995)
Christian Reformed Church Worship Committee (1989-1996)
CRCPublications Board (1990-1994)
President, CRCPublications Board (1992-1994)
Invited Participant, Christian Reformed Church in North America Mission Statement Development Conference, Lake City, MI, October 1992
Synodical Committee Studying Children at the Lord’s Supper (1993-1995)
Delegate, Christian Reformed Church in North America Synod (1994)
Officer of Synod (Clerk) (1994)
Chairman, Synodical Committee Studying Worship in the Christian Reformed Church (1994-1997)
Delegate, Christian Reformed Church in North America Synod (1997)
Officer of Synod (Vice-President) (1997)
Delegate, Christian Reformed Church in North America Synod (1999)
Officer of Synod (President) (1999)
Christian Reformed Church Worship Commission Member (2000-2002)
Delegate, Christian Reformed Church in North America Synod (2003)
Officer of Synod (President) (2003)
Delegate, Christian Reformed Church in North America Synod (2004)
Officer of Synod (Clerk) (2004)
Delegate, Christian Reformed Church in North America Synod (2005)
Officer of Synod (President) (2005)
Chairman, Synod in Loco of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (2005-2006)
Ship Chaplain on M. S. Amsterdam (November-December 2006)
Vice President, Christian Leadership Center (2009-present)
Theological Editor, Christian Leadership Center (2009-present)

PUBLICATIONS
Books& Chapters:
Revelation and History: An Analysis of Approaches to the Relationship Between Revelation and History in Recent Theological Systems (Master’s Thesis, privately published) 1985)
The Literary Structure of John 13-17 (Master’s Thesis, privately published, 1989)
Twenty-Six Sermons by Wayne Brouwer (Knoxville, TN: Seven Worlds Corporation,1992)
“Catechetical Preaching” (pp. 311-312 in The Renewal of Sunday Worship edited by
Robert E. Webber (Vol. III in The Complete Library of Christian Worship,
Nashville: Star Song, 1993))
“Progressive-Emotive Preaching” (pp. 323-325 in The Renewal of Sunday Worship edited
by Robert E. Webber (Vol. III in The Complete Library of Christian Worship,
Nashville: Star Song, 1993))
“Planning Creative Worship” (pp. 406-408 in The Renewal of Sunday Worship edited
by Robert E. Webber (Vol. III in The Complete Library of Christian Worship,
Nashville: Star Song, 1993))
Walking On Water (Grand Rapids, MI: CRC Publications, 1994)
With New and Open Eyes (Knoxville, TN: Seven Worlds Corporation, 1994)
Hear Me, O God (Grand Rapids, MI: CRC Publications, 1995)
Moving Day (Knoxville, TN: Seven Worlds Corporation, 1995)
Wedding Homilies (Knoxville, TN: Seven Worlds Corporation, 1995)
“Practice Makes Perfect, So Be Careful What You Practice” in Great Preaching 1997, edited by
Mark Johnson (Jackson, Tennessee: Preaching Resources, Inc., 1997): 33-41
Authentic Worship in a Changing Culture (Grand Rapids, MI: CRC Publications, 1997), with Edith Bajema, David Diephouse, Duane Kelderman, Lynn Likkel, Leonard Vander Zee, and John D. Witvliet
Greatness Finding Itself (Knoxville, Tennessee: Seven Worlds Corporation, 1998)
Humming Till the Music Returns (Lima, Ohio: CSI Publishers, 1999)
Being a Believer in an Unbelieving World (Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers, 1999)
The Literary Structure of John 13-17: A Chiastic Reading (Society of Biblical Literature, 2000)
Tour Guide (Knoxville, Tennessee: Seven Worlds Corporation, 2002)
Quest Study Bible, second edition, edited by Marshall Shelley and Phyllis Ten Elshof, contributor (75 articles) (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003)
“Two Kinds of Preaching” in The Art & Craft of Biblical Preaching edited by Haddon Robinson and Craig Brian Larsen (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005)
Political Christianity (Lima, Ohio: CSS Publishing Company, 2007)
Couples Devotional Bible, Contributor (125 articles) (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008)
Crash Course on the Old Testament (with Bill Barton, JoHannah Reardon, Marshall Shelley, Kyle White; Cincinnati: Standard Publishing, 2008)
The Bible: Irrelevant or Invaluable? (with D. Jeffrey Bingham, Chris Blumhofer, Elesha Coffman, Gary A. Gilles, Ronald Habermas, Richard A. Kauffman, Scott McKnight, J. I. Packer, John Stek, Kelli B. Trujillo, Raymond C. Van Leeuwen, Ben Witherington III) (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2008)
The Future of the Church (with Tony Carnes, Noel Castellanos, Lisa Ann Cockrel, Andy Crouch, Mark Galli, Edward Galbreath, Alan Hirsch, Bill Hybels, Richard A. Kauffman, Jon Koessler, Joy-Elizabeth Lawrence, Gordon MacDonald,Scott McKnight, Rob Moll, A. Koshy Muthalay, Brandon O’Brien, Sam O’Neal, Soong-Chan Rah, JoHannah Reardon, Frank Reid, Tim Stafford, John Stott, Agnieszka Tennant, Kelli B. Trujillo, Kyle White) (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2008)
Creation Care (with Sheryl Henderson Blunt, Cindy Crosby, Andy Crouch, Calvin B. DeWitt, Hunter Farrell, Jerome Frame Helen Turnbull Goody, Debbie Gowensmith, Joy-Elizabeth Lawrence, David N. Livingstone, John Silvius, Tim Stafford, Alison Tarka, Kelli B. Trujillo, Loren Wilkinson, J. Isamu Yamamoto, Philip Yancey) (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2008)
Crash Course on Revelation (Cincinnati: Standard Publishing, 2009)
“Genesis as Missiological Worldview: Informing the Four Major Questions of Both Pre-Modern and Post-Modern Times” (Chapter 2, pages 43-60) in Engaging Our World: Christian Worldview from the Ivory Tower to Global Impact (Selected Papers from the International Institute for Christian Studies Conference), edited by William Adrian, Mark Roberts, Reggies Wenyika (W & S Academic Press, 2009)
Covenant Documents: Reading the Bible Again for the First Time (Cognella, 2009)
Navigating the Sermon: Commentaries for Cycle B (with Timothy Cargal, David Davis, David Kalas, Craig MacCreary, and Bass Mitchell) (Lima, Ohio: CSS Publishers, 2011)
They All Were Looking for a King… (Lima, Ohio: CSS Publishers, 2012)
Navigating the Sermon: Commentaries for Cycle C (with Timothy Cargal, David Kalas, Craig MacCreary, and Mark Moldrem) (Lima, Ohio: CSS Publishers, 2012)
Practical Christianity (Voventure, 2013)
Covenant Documents: Reading the Bible Again for the First Time, Second Edition (Cognella, 2013)

Covenant Documents: Reading the Bible Again for the First Time, Second Revised Edition (Cognella, 2014)

General Articles:
“The German Element in the CRC (1): European Background” in The Banner, April 11,
1980: 10-12
“The German Element in the CRC (2): The Migration,” The Banner, April 18, 1980: 14-15
“The German Element in the CRC (3): Classis Ostfriesland,” The Banner, April 25, 1980: 14-16
“The German Element in the CRC (4): The Cultural Mindset,” The Banner, May 2, 1980: 17-19
“The German Element in the CRC (5): The Caretakers (part I),” The Banner, May 9, 1980: 14-15
“The German Element in the CRC (6): The Caretakers (part II),” The Banner, May 16, 1980:
16-18
“The German Element in the CRC (7): The School,” The Banner, May 23, 1980: 18-20
“Has God Preserved His Word to 1983?”KERUX, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Sept. 16, 1983): 10 13
A Psalm of Joy (30 Meditations on Psalm 145 for Today, June 1985)
Weekly Meditations in Calvinist Contact April 1987 through August 1994
“God Lives,” The Banner, February 5, 1990
“God Looks,” The Banner, February 12, 1990
“God Laughs,” The Banner, February 19, 1990
“God Loves,” The Banner, February 26, 1990
Dawn & Resurrection (Easter Devotional Guide for CRC Home Missions, 1990)
“Whose Wedding Is It?” Reformed Worship 16 (June 1990): 11-13
“Celebrating a Life, Coping with Death,” Calvinist Contact, August 17, 1990: 20
“Christmas with Herod,” The Banner, Vol. 26, No. 45 (December 23, 1991): 8-10
“Freedom’s Year,” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. 7, No. 7 (July 1992): 14-20
“Faces at a Funeral,” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. 7, No. 9 (September 1992): 39-44
“A New Vantage Point,” The Living Word, Vol. 37, No. 22 (September 1992): 20-25
“A Date With Destiny,” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. 7, No. 10 (October 1992): 37-44
“Preaching the Heidelberg,” Reformed Worship 26, (December 1992): 38-39
“Promises Kept!” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 1993): 41-46
“Why We Believe in God,” The Living Word, Vol. 38, No. 2 (January 1993): 7-13
“For Future Generations,” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. 8, No. 2 (February 1993): 31-38
“Church Agencies: Tails That Wag the Dog?” The Banner, Vol. 128, No. 10 (March 22,
1993): 12-13
“Choose One: Denomination or Mission,” The Banner, Vol. 128, No. 10 (March 22, 1993): 16-17
“The Roads to Jerusalem,” Light & Life, Vol. 126, No. 4 (April 1993): 19
“Nevertheless…,”Dynamic Preaching, Vol. 8, No. 4 (April 1993): 37-43
“I Thrilled to See Jerusalem,” Messenger, Vol. 103, No. 4 (April 1993): 24
“Survival Skills,” Currents, Vol. 9, No. 4 (Sept. 5-Nov. 21, 1993): 20
“Memories of a Funeral,” Messenger, Vol. 103, No. 10 (November 1993): 27
“Ordinary Time,” Messenger, Vol. 104, No. 6 (June 1994): 24
“If Only He’d Keep His Mouth Shut…,”Christian Courier, September 9, 1994: 7
“A Look in the CRC Mirror,” Christian Courier, September 9, 1994: 9-10
“Christmas with Herod,” The Living Word, Vol. 39, No. 21 (October 1994): 13-18
“What Kind of Church Do You Belong To?” Christian Courier, October 14, 1994: 12
“The Deeper Identity Is in the Becoming,” Christian Courier, November 18, 1994: 9
“Dance in the Desert,” Christian Courier, December 16, 1994: 9
“The Word in Marvelous Words,” Christian Courier, December 23, 1994: 5
“Favoritism Means ‘See an Optometrist’,” Christian Courier, January 20, 1995: 6
“Sticker Prices,” Christian Courier, February 17, 1995: 9
“Sunday Morning Specials,” Christianity Today, March 6, 1995: 39 40
“Moving Beyond Prejudice,” Christian Courier, March 17, 1995: 9
“One Lifetime Isn’t Enough,” Christian Courier, April 14, 1995: 9
“(In)Security,” Christian Courier, May 12, 1995: 9
“The Kingdom of God is a Party!” Encounter, Spring/Summer 1995: 22-23
“Building a Heaven in Hell’s Despair,” Christian Courier, June 16, 1995: 9
“On Beyond Perfection,” Christian Courier, July 28, 1995: 9
“Why Good People Do Bad Things,” Christianity Today, August 14, 1995: 42
“The Wit to Win,” Christian Courier, September 8, 1995: 9
“The First Christmas Tree,” The Living Word, Vol. 40, No. 19 (October 1995): 15-20
“Responsible Living,” Christian Courier, October 27, 1995: 9
“The Shape of Faith,” Christian Courier, November 24, 1995: 9
“Faith Comes in Two Layers,” Christian Courier, December 22, 1995: 9
“‘I Answered You with Thunder:’ Listening to the Word,” Christianity Today, January 8,
1996: 45
“Abraham,” Christian Courier, January 26, 1996: 9
“When Faith Grows Up,” Christian Courier, February 23, 1996: 9
“Look Before You Leap,” Reformed Worship 39 (March 1996): 6-8
“Credit,” Christian Courier, March 29, 1996: 9
“Harmony,” Leadership, Vol. XVII, No. 2 (Spring 1996): 68
“It Is Finished,” Christian Reader, March/April 1996: 90-93
“Friend,” Christian Courier, May 3, 1996: 9
“Haunted, Hunted, Home,” Christian Courier, June 7, 1996: 9
“Rahab,” Christian Courier, July 12, 1996: 9
“The Living Dead,” Christian Courier, August 16, 1996: 9
“Teacher’s Trials,” Christian Courier, September 20, 1996: 9
“Absolute Truths,” Christian Courier, October 25, 1996: 9
“Bit Wit,” Christian Courier, November 22, 1996: 9
“Raging Fires and Refreshing Fluids,” Christian Courier, December 20, 1996: 9
“Talk Isn’t Cheap,” Christian Courier, January 24, 1997: 9
“Abraham,” Evangel, February 16, 1997: 4-5
“Wisdom in Winnipeg,” Christian Courier, February 21, 1997: 6
“President Robin Hood,” Catholic Digest, February 1997: 83
“The Killer Virus,” Christian Courier, March 28, 1997: 9
“Friend,” Evangel, March 30, 1997: 2-3
“Internal Medicine,” Preaching, Vol. 12, No. 5 (March-April 1997): 14-18
“Preaching a Double-Header,” Leadership, Vol. XVIII, No. 2 (Spring 1997): 96-100
“Pure Wisdom,” Christian Courier, May 2, 1997: 9
“Finding God’s Direction,” The Banner, Vol. 132, No. 20 (June 2, 1997): 12-15
“Peace-loving Wisdom,” Christian Courier, June 6, 1997: 9
“Considerate Wisdom,” Christian Courier, July 4, 1997: 9
“Credit,” Evangel, July 27, 1997: 2-3
“Greatness Finding Itself,” Preaching, Vol. 13, No. 1 (July-August 1997): 33-36
“Traditional vs. Contemporary,” Leadership, Vol. XVIII, No. 3 (Summer 1997): 50-56
“All Dressed Up,” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. 12, No. 4 (July/August 1997): 37-44
“Submissive Wisdom,” Christian Courier, August 8, 1997: 9
“Merciful Wisdom,” Christian Courier, September 19, 1997: 9
“Impartial Wisdom,” Christian Courier, October 24, 1997: 9
“Sincere Wisdom,” Christian Courier, November 21, 1997: 9
“Back to the Farm,” Christian Courier, January 2, 1998: 9
“Internal Medicine,” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. 13, No. 1 (January/February/March 1998): 47-51
“The Cancer of Consumerism,” Christian Courier, February 6, 1998: 9
“Reframing Life: Preaching that Changes People’s Perspectives,” Preaching, Vol. 13, No. 5
(March-April 1998): 30-33
“A Marriage Made in Heaven,” Christian Courier, March 13, 1998: 9
“Choosing Our Enemies,” Christian Courier, April 17, 1998: 9
“Grace,” Christian Courier, May 15, 1998: 9
“Enemy of the Proud,” Christian Courier, June 19, 1998: 9
“Doing Well What We Do Best,” Preaching, Vol. XIV, No. 1 (July/August 1998): 40-45
“Living with Pizzazz!” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. XIII, No. 3 (July/Aug./Sept. 1998): 61-64
“Submission,” Christian Courier, July 24, 1998: 9
“Resist!” Christian Courier, August 28, 1998: 9
“Do You Pray like You Drive?” Christian Courier, September 25, 1998: 9
“Peace-Loving Wisdom,” Evangel, October 1, 1998: 2-4
“Pax Augusta, Pax Christi,” Preaching, Vol. XIV, No. 3 (November/December 1998): 4-10
“Restless Realism,” Christian Courier, December 11, 1998: 9
“Greatness Finding Itself,” Proclaim, Vol. , No. (Winter 1998-1999): 43-45
“Up the Down Stairs,” Christian Courier, January 11, 1999: 8
“Prelude or Finale?” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. XIV, No. 1 (Jan./Feb./March 1999): 73-77
Caring Enough to Say “Yes” and “No” (Today meditations, February 1999)
“How to Land the Plane,” Preaching, Volume 14, No. 5 (March-April 1999): 12-17
“Greatness Finding Itself,” The Living Word, Volume 44, No. 1 (January 1999): 20-27
“One Giant Leap,” Dynamic Preaching, Vol. XIV, No. 4 (October-December 1999): 70-73
“Walking Lightly through the Holidays,” The Banner, Vol. 134, No. 23 (Nov. 8, 1999): 14-17
“Message to the Church for the Third Millennium,” REC Theological Forum, Vol. XXVII, No. 4,
(December 1999): 22-23
“Does Anybody Notice?” Preaching, Volume 15, No. 4 (January/February 2000): 22-28
“Promiscuous Preaching,” Preaching, Volume 15, No. 6 (May/June 2000: 40-43
“From Termination to Emigration,” Preaching, Volume 16, No. 5 (March/April 2001): 37-42
“The Brink of Eternity,” Preaching, Volume 17, No. 3 (November/December 2001): 22-28
“Moving on after Left Behind,” The Banner, Volume 136, No. 22 (November 5, 2001): 16-19
“The Sixth Day, Take Two: What Happens after We Die?” The Banner, Volume 136, No. 22 (November 19, 2001): 22-24
“Waiting for Jesus,” The Banner, Volume 136, No. 24 (December 3, 2001): 24-26
“Religion for Dummies,” The Banner, Volume 138, No. 1 (January 2003): 18-19
“Walking Away from Faith: Unraveling the Mystery of Belief & Unbelief,” The Banner, Volume 138, No. 3 (March 2003): 18-19
“Disputed Election,” Emphasis, Volume 34, Number 4 (November/December 2004): 22-25
“The Road No One Wants to Travel,” Emphasis, Volume 34, Number 4 (November/December 2004): 46-49
“New Age Religion,” Emphasis, Volume 34, Number 5 (January/February 2005): 10-13
“The Day Boy and the Night Girl,” Emphasis, Volume 34, Number 5 (January/February 2005): 28-31
“The Day God Got Lonely,” Emphasis, Volume 34, Number 5 (January/February 2005): 46-49
“Children at the Table,” The Banner, Volume 140, No. 2 (February 2005): 34-36
“Believing Is Seeing,” Emphasis, Volume 34, Number 6 (March/April 2005): 12-15
“Breaking Boxes,” Emphasis, Volume 34, Number 6 (March/April 2005): 30-33
“Finding Safety in the Call of the Wild,” Emphasis, Volume 34, Number 6 (March/April 2005): 48-51
“Windsurfing,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 1 (May-June 2005): 22-25
“Defining Your Destiny,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 1 (May-June 2005): 34-37
“Family Privilege,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 1 (May-June 2005): 52-55
“Living in Unsafe Neighborhoods,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 2 (July-August 2005): 16-19
“Wrestling,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 2 (July-August 2005): 34-37
“People You Can Count On,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 2 (July-August 2005): 52-55
“Somebody Has to Pay,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 3 (September-October 2005): 16-19
“On Beyond Perfection,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 3 (September-October 2005): 34-37
“Testimonies,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 3 (September-October 2005): 52-55
“Reformation: A Short History,” The Banner, Volume 140, No. 10 (October 2005): 48-49
“Mid-Term Exams,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 4 (November-December 2005): 16-19
“Changing Times,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 4 (November-December 2005): 34-37
“Night Watch,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 4 (November-December 2005): 52-55
“Behind the Times,” The Banner, Volume 141, No. 1 (January 2006): 36
“New Age Religion,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 5 (January-February 2006): 16-19
“The Day Boy and the Night Girl,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 5 (January-February 2006): 34-37
“The Day God Got Lonely,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 5 (January-February 2006): 52-55
“Building a New Team,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 6 (March-April 2006): 16-19
“Starting Over,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 6 (March-April 2006): 34-37
“Living on Purpose,” Emphasis, Volume 35, Number 6 (March-April 2006): 52-55
“Leveraging the Family Genome,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 1 (May-June 2006): 16-19
“Spiritual Chinook,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 1 (May-June 2006): 34-37
“Looking for Heroes,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 1 (May-June 2006): 52-55
“Shall We Dance,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 2 (July-August 2006): 22-25
“Know Thyself,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 2 (July-August 2006): 40-43
“Turning Point,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 2 (July-August 2006): 58-61
“Hindsight, Foresight, and Insight,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 3 (September-October 2006): 22-25
“Defining Moments,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 3 (September-October 2006): 40-43
“The Face at the Center of History,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 3 (September-October 2006): 58-61
“Acts of Consecration,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 4 (November-December 2006): 22-25
“Majesty,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 4 (November-December 2006): 40-43
“Songs of Joy,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 4 (November-December 2006): 58-61
“Wise Child,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 4 (November-December 2006): 76-79
“Wedding Bells,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 5 (January-February 2007): 22-25
“Looking Down to See Heaven,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 5 (January-February 2007): 40-43
“Love that Hurts,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 5 (January-February 2007): 58-61
“Lessons from the Edge,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 6 (March-April 2007): 16-19
“The Tipping Point,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 6 (March-April 2007): 34-37
“Back to the Garden,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 6 (March-April 2007): 52-55
“An Eye for the Miraculous,” Emphasis, Volume 36, Number 6 (March-April 2007): 70-73
“Coronation Day,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 1 (May-June 2007): 22-25
“Prism View,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 1 (May-June 2007): 40-43
“Learning Hard Lessons,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 1 (May-June 2007): 58-61
“Why We Do the Things We Do,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 2 (July-August 2007): 22-25
“Feast of Fools,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 2 (July-August 2007): 40-43
“Touched,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 2 (July-August 2007): 58-61
“Changed,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 3 (September-October 2007): 22-25
“Connected,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 3 (September-October 2007): 40-43
“Keep Looking Up,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 3 (September-October 2007): 58-61
“Encouragement,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 4 (November-December 2007): 16-19
“The Secret of a Perfect Thanksgiving,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 4 (November-December 2007): 34-37
“Keep Looking,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 4 (November-December 2007): 52-55
“This Is Christmas,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 4 (November-December 2007): 70-73
“Preaching at Christmas,” Evangel, December 2007, Pastor’s Edition Insert: 6
“Thank God for The God Delusion!” The Banner, Volume 143, Number 1 (January 2008): 30
“Glory,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 5 (January-February 2008): 16-19
“Political Religion,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 5 (January-February 2008): 34-37
“Telling the Whole Story,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 5 (January-February 2008): 52-55
“Shifting Currents,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 6 (March-April 2008): 8-11
“I’ll Never Forget That Night…,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 6 (March-April 2008): 26-29
“Proof of Life,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 6 (March-April 2008): 44-47
“Jesus Is the Answer,” Emphasis, Volume 37, Number 6 (March-April 2008): 62-65
“Citizens of Another Kingdom,” Preaching, Volume 23, Number 6 (May-June 2008): 56-60
“Invisible Ink,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 1 (May-June 2008): 14-17
“The Worry Test,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 1 (May-June 2008): 32-35
“Promises, Promises,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 1 (May-June 2008): 50-53
“A Marriage Made in Heaven,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 2 (July-August 2008): 8-11
“Commitment” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 2 (July-August 2008): 26-29
“Religious Balkanization,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 2 (July-August 2008): 44-47
“Kill or Be Killed?” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 3 (September-October 2008): 8-11
“Obedience,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 3 (September-October 2008): 26-29
“Power on Display,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 3 (September-October 2008): 44-47
“Hunger and Politics,” Preaching, Volume 24, Number 3 (November-December 2008): 46-50
“For All the Saints…,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 4 (November-December 2008): 8-11
“Judgment Day,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 4 (November-December 2008): 26-29
“A Great Year for Christmas,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 4 (November-December 2008): 44-47
“King Jesus,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 4 (November-December 2008): 62-65
“At the Gate of the Year” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 5 (January-February 2009): 8-11
“Waterworld,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 5 (January-February 2009): 26-29
“Prophet,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 5 (January-February 2009): 44-47
“Flying High,” Emphasis, Volume 38, Number 5 (January-February 2009): 62-65
“A Multicultural Journey,” The Banner, Volume 144, Number 3 (March 2009): 20
“The Journey of Abraham,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 1 (March-May 2009): 14-17
“I Can Feel a New Tomorrow Comin’ On,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 1 (March-May 2009): 32-35
“What Happened?” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 1 (March-May 2009): 50-53
“Jesus Is the Answer,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 1 (March-May 2009): 68-71
“Where Do We Go from Easter?” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 1 (March-May 2009): 86-89
“A Mighty Wind,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 1 (March-May 2009): 104-107
“Who Owns a Story?” The Banner, Volume 144, Number 5 (May 2009): 20
“Gifts for the Birthday Boy,” The Banner, Volume 144, Number 7 (July 2009): 24
“Back to School,” The Banner, Volume 144, Number 8 (August 2009): 32
“In the Company of Giants,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 2 (June-August 2009): 19-22
“Who’s the Boss?” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 2 (June-August 2009): 37-40
“The Source,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 2 (June-August 2009): 55-58
“Preparations for Battle,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 2 (June-August 2009): 73-76
“Back to School,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 3 (September-December 2009): 32-35
“Reminders in the Broken Places,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 3 (September-December 2009): 50-53
“Power Plays,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 3 (September-December 2009): 68-71
“Looking for Trouble,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 3 (September-December 2009): 86-89
“A Cry in the Dark,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 3 (September-December 2009): 104-107
“A Dance in the Desert,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 3 (September-December 2009): 122-125
“From Chronos to Kairos,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 4 (January-March 2010): New Years
“Shine, Jesus Shine!” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 4 (January-March 2010): Ephiphany
“Creating Community the Hard Way,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 4 (January-March 2010): Epiphany 3
“Glow in the Dark,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 4 (January-March 2010): Transfiguration
“On a Journey,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 4 (January-March 2010): Lent 2
“New,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 4 (January-March 2010): Lent 5
“Why Did Jesus Have to Die?” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 5 (April-June 2010): Good Friday
“Visions,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 5 (April-June 2010): Easter 3
“The Road Ahead,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 5 (April-June 2010): Easter 6
“The Allure of Avatar,” The Banner, Volume 145, Number5 (May 2010): 34
“No Fear,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 5 (April-June 2010): Pentecost
“By Their Fruits,” Emphasis, Volume 39, Number 5 (April-June 2010): Proper 6
“What You Sow…,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number1 (July-September 2010): Proper 9
“Family Ties,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 1 (July-September 2010): Proper 12
“Sober Reflections,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 1 (July-September 2010): Proper 15
“Forfeiting to Win,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 1 (July-September 2010): Proper 18
“Sale Price,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 1 (July-September 2010): Proper 21
“Patience,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 2 (October-December 2010): Proper 24
“Happy Hallow…,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 2 (October-December 2010): Proper 26
“Saints,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 2 (October-December 2010): All Saints
“Politics & Religion,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 2 (October-December 2010): All Saints
“The Peaceable Kingdom,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 2 (October-December 2010): Advent 2
“In Praise of Praise,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 2 (October-December 2010): Christmas 1
“Here Comes Jesus,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 3 (January-March 2011): Baptism of Our Lord/Epiphany 1
“Becoming What We Were Meant to Be,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 3 (January-March 2011): Epiphany 2
“Internal Medicine,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 3 (January-March 2011): Epiphany 5
“The Worry Test,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 3 (January-March 2011): Epiphany 8
“A Mountaintop Experience,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 3 (January-March 2011): The Transfiguration of Our Lord
“The ‘New Calvinism’… How New Is It?” Christian Courier, Number 2808 (March 14, 2011): 12-13
“Are You Thirsty?” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 3 (January-March 2011): Lent 3
“The ‘New Calvinism’… Where Is It Headed?” Christian Courier, Number 2810 (April 11, 2011): 12-13
“A Good Meal,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 4 (April-June 2011): Maundy Thursday
“The ‘New Calvinism’… How New Is It?” Christian Courier, Number 2812 (May 9, 2011): 12-13
“Homecoming,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 4 (April-June 2011): Easter 3
“Game Plan,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 4 (April-June 2011): Ascension
“Defined by Choices,” Emphasis, Volume 40, Number 4 (April-June 2011): Proper 8
“Belonging,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 1 (July-September 2011): Proper 12
“Mistaken Identity,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 1 (July-September 2011): Proper 16
“Are You Satisfied?” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 1 (July-September 2011): Proper 20
“Religion and Politics,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number2 (October-December 2011): Proper 24
“Greatness Finding Itself,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 2 (October-December 2011): All Saints
“Only the Grateful Believe,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 2 (October-December 2011): Thanksgiving
“Memorable Music,” The Banner, Volume 146, Number 12 (December 2011): 34
“Clothes Make the Man,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 2 (October-December 2011): Advent 3
“First Family,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 3 (January-March 2012): Christmas 1
“What’s New?” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 3 (January-March 2012): New Year’s
“Initiation,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 3 (January-March 2012): Epiphany
“Prophet,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 3 (January-March 2012): Epiphany 4
“Listening to Ourselves,” The Banner, Volume 147, Number 2 (February 2012): 40-41
“Radioactive Glow,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 3 (January-March 2012): Transfiguration
“Seeing the World through Abraham’s Eyes,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 3 (January-March 2012): Lent 2
“When Everything Old Becomes New,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 3 (January-March 2012): Lent 5
“Cemetery Voice,” Christian Courier, Volume 66, Number 2933 (March 26, 2012): 13-14
“It’s All about Jesus,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 4 (April-June 2012): Good Friday
“Gardens and Cemeteries and Parks,” The Banner, Volume 147, Number 4 (April 2012): 7
“Witnesses,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 4 (April-June 2012): Easter 3
“Somebody with Skin on,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 4 (April-June 2012): Easter 6
“Harvest Hope,” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 4 (April-June 2012): Pentecost
“What Kind of Kingdom?” Emphasis, Volume 41, Number 4 (April-June 2012): Proper 6
“Home,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number1 (July-September 2012): Proper 9
“Character,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 1 (July-September 2012): Proper 12
“Meandering,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 1 (July-September 2012): Proper 13
“Wisdom,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 1 (July-September 2012): Proper 15
“Human Price Tags,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 1 (July-September 2012): Proper 18
“Power Alignment,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 1 (July-September 2012): Proper 21
“Who We Are Is Whose We Are,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 2 (October-December 2012): Proper 24
“Hearing a Familiar Voice,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 2 (October-December 2012): All Saints
“Challenged,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 2 (October-December 2012): Proper 28
“Hanging onto Hope,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 2 (October-December 2012): Advent 1
“Looking for a King in a Democratic Age,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 2 (October-December 2012): Advent 4
“Time after Time,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 3 (January-March 2013): New Year’s Day
“Shine, Jesus, Shine!” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 3 (January-March 2013): Epiphany
“German Comfort,” Christian Courier, No. 2952 (January 14, 2013): 10-11
“Wedding Day,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 3 (January-March 2013): Epiphany 2
“Glow-in-the-Dark,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 3 (January-March 2013): Transfiguration of Our Lord
“Tears,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 3 (January-March 2013): Lent 2
“Do the Right Thing,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 3 (January-March 2013): Lent 5
“Witnesses,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 4 (April-June 2013): Easter 2
“Home,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 4 (April-June 2013): Easter 6
“Great Expectations,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 4 (April-June 2013): Trinity Sunday
“The United Colors of Faith,” Emphasis, Volume 42, Number 4 (April-June 2013): Proper 4
“Forming, Deforming, Reforming,” Emphasis, Volume 43, Number 2 (October-December 2013): Reformation Sunday
“Under Pressure,” Emphasis, Volume 43, Number 2, (October-December 2013): Proper 26
“In That Great Gettin’-Up Mornin…,” Emphasis, Volume 43, Number 2 (October-December 2013): Proper 27
“Party Time!” Emphasis, Volume 43, Number 2, (October-December 2013): Thanksgiving Day
“Baby Changes Everything,” Emphasis, Volume 43, Number 2, (October-December 2013): Advent 4
“From Centripetal to Centrifugal,” Emphasis, Volume 43, Number 3, (January-March 2014): Baptism of Our Lord/Epiphany
“Fasting, Faith and Focus,” Emphasis, Volume 43, Number 3, (January-March 2013): Epiphany 5

REVIEW ARTICLES:
Review of Best Sermons 2 edited by James W. Cox in Calvin Theological Journal24, 2 (November 1989): 385-388
Review of If You Do Love Old Men by Virginia Stem Owens in Christianity Today, Vol. 34, No. 17 (November 19, 1990): 39-40
Review of Christianity in the Twenty-first Century by Robert Wuthnow in Calvin Theological Journal 28, 2 (November 1993): 533-535
Review of How to Start a New Service by Charles Arn (Reformed Worship 51 [March 1999]: 46-47)
Review of John by Rodney A. Whitacre and Encountering John by Andreas J. Köestenberger in Calvin Theological Journal 35, 2 (2000): 341-342
Review of John: The NIV Application Commentary by Gary M. Burge in Calvin Theological Journal 36, 2 (November 2001): 441
Review of God So Loved the World: A Christology for Disciples by Jonathan R. Wilson in Calvin Theological Journal 37, 1 (April 2002): 164-165
Review of Two Views on Women in Ministry edited by James R. Beck and Craig L. Blomberg in Calvin Theological Journal 37, 1 (April 2002): 170-172
Review of Jesus the Word according to John the Sectarian: A Paleofundamentalist Manifesto for Contemporary Evangelicalism, Especially Its Elites, in North America by Robert H. Gundry in Calvin Theological Journal 37, 2 (November 2002): 374-376
Review of The God of the Gospel of John by Marianne Meye Thompson in Calvin Theological Journal 37, 2 (November 2002): 355-356
Review of Practicing Theology: Beliefs and Practices in Christian Life edited by Miroslav Volf and Dorothy C. Bass in Calvin Theological Journal 38, 1 (April 2003): 204-207
Review of My God and I: A Spiritual Memoir by Lewis Smedes in The Banner, Volume 138, No. 5 (May 2003): 22-23
Review of The Right Questions: Truth, Meaning and Public Debate by Phillip E. Johnson in Calvin Theological Journal 38, 2 (November 2003): 392-393
Review of The Good of Affluence: Seeking God in a Culture of Wealth by John R. Schneider in Calvin Theological Journal 38, 2 (November 2003): 403-406
Review of The Brother of Jesus by Hershel Shanks and Ben Witherington III in The Banner, Volume 138, No. 12 (December 2003): 24-25
Review of Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible in The Banner, Volume 138, No. 12 (December 2003): 25
Review of Jesus according to Scripture: Restoring the Portrait from the Gospels by Darrell L. Bock in Calvin Theological Journal 39, 1 (April 2004): 160-161
Review of Experiencing God in the Gospel of John by Anthony J. Kelly and Francis J. Moloney in Calvin Theological Journal 39, 1 (April 2004): 164
Review of Understanding the Book of Hebrews: The Story behind the Sermon by Kenneth Schenk in Calvin Theological Journal 39, 1 (April 2004): 176-178
Review of Christ on Trial: How the Gospel Unsettles Our Judgment by Rowan Williams in Calvin Theological Journal 39, 1 (April 2004): 181-182
Review of Appealing to Scripture in Moral Debate: Five Hermeneutical Rules by Charles H. Cosgrove in Calvin Theological Journal 39, 1 (April 2004): 194-196
Review of Walk On: Life, Loss, Trust, and Other Realities by John Goldingay in Calvin Theological Journal 39, 1 (April 2004): 242-243
Review of Saints and Villains by Denise Giardina in The Banner, Volume 139, No. 8 (August 2004): 18
Review of History of New Testament Research. Volume 2: From Jonathan Edwards to Rudolf Bultmann by William Baird in Calvin Theological Journal 39, 2 (November 2004): 413-414
Review of Apostle of the Crucified Lord: A Theological Introduction to Paul and His Letters by Michael J. Gorman and Paul: His Life and Teaching by John McRay in Calvin Theological Journal 39, 2 (November 2004): 419
Review of Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport by Richard Mouw in The Banner, Volume 140, No. 2 (February 2005): 22-23
Review of Take Eat, Take Drink: The Lord’s Supper through the Centuries by Ernest Bartels in The Banner, Volume 140, No. 3 (March 2005): 18-19
Review of Unspeakable: Facing Up to Evil in an Age of Genocide and Terror by Os Guinness in The Banner, Volume 140, No. 6 (June 2005): 36
Review of To End All Wars in The Banner, Volume 140, No. 10 (October 2005): 47
Review of “The Christmas Companion” in The Banner, Volume 140, No. 12 (December 2005): 39
Review of Left Behind: World at War in The Banner, Volume 141, No. 1 (January 2006): 36
Review of Jesus: A Novel by Walter Wangerin, Jr. in The Banner, Volume 141, No. 2 (February 2006): 34
Review of How the Bible Was Built by Charles Merill Smith and James W. Bennett in The Banner, Volume 141, No. 2 (February 2006): 35
Review of What Has Christianity Ever Done for Us? by Jonathan Hill in The Banner, Volume 141, No. 3 (March 2006): 35
Review of Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America? by Chris Hedges in The Banner, Volume 141, No. 4 (April 2006): 37
Review of Eat This Book: A Conversation in the Art of Spiritual Reading by Eugene H. Peterson in The Banner, Volume 141, No. 7 (July 2006): 23
Review of Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith by Barbara Brown Taylor in The Banner, Volume 141, No. 11 (November 2006): 32
Review of Dialogue and Drama: Elements of Greek Tragedy in the Fourth Gospel by Jo-Ann A. Brant in Calvin Theological Journal 41, 2 (November 2006): 353-354
Review of Johannine Discipleship as a Covenant Relationship by Rekha M. Chennattu in Calvin Theological Journal 41, 2 (November 2006): 354-356
Review of The Conversion of the Imagination: Paul as Interpreter of Israel’s Scripture by Richard B. Hays in Calvin Theological Journal 41, 2 (November 2006): 356-358
Review of Hearing the Sermon: Relationship/Content/Feeling by Ronald J. Allen in Calvin Theological Journal 41, 2 (November 2006): 413-416
Review of Believing in Preaching: What Listeners Hear in Sermons by Mary Alice Mulligan, Diane Turner-Sharazz, Dawn Ottoni Wilhelm, and Ronald J. Allen in Calvin Theological Journal 41, 2 (November 2006): 420-421
Review of Make the Word Come Alive: Lessons from Laity by Mary Alice Mulligan and Ronald J. Allen in Calvin Theological Journal 41, 2 (November 2006): 421-422
Review of African Americans in the Furniture City: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Grand Rapids by Randal Maurice Jelks in The Banner, Volume 142, No. 2 (February 2007): 36
Review of The Gospel according to Saint John by Andrew T. Lincoln in Calvin Theological Journal 42, 1 (April 2007): 147-149
Review of Son of Secession: Douwe J. Vander Werp by Janet Sjaarda Sheeres in The Banner, Volume 142, No. 6 (June 2007): 33
Review of Divided by a Common Heritage by Corwin Smidt, Donald Luidens, James Penning, and Roger Nemeth, in The Banner, Volume 142, No. 7 (July 2007): 25
Review of Reposition Yourself by T. D. Jakes, in The Banner, Volume 142, No. 9 (September 2007): 37
Review of Less than Two Dollars a Day by Kent VanTil, in The Banner, Volume 142, No. 10 (September 2007): 47
Review of TED.com in The Banner, Volume 142, No. 12 (December 2007): 40
Review of The God Delusion!” by Richard Dawkins, in The Banner, Volume 143, Number 1 (January 2008): 30
Review of Origins: A Reformed Look at Creation, Design, & Evolution by Deborah B. Haarsma & Loren D. Haarsma, in The Banner, Volume 143, No. 3 (March 2008): 37
Review of Is Your Lord Large Enough? How C. S. Lewis Expands Our View of God by Peter Schakel, in The Banner, Volume 143, No. 6 (June 2008): 34
Review of The Island at the Center of the World by Russel Shorto, in The Banner, Volume 143, No. 6 (June 2008): 35
Review of Head and Heart: American Christianities by Garry Wills, in The Banner, Volume 143, No. 8 (August 2008): 31
Review of The Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of His Life—His Own by David Carr, in The Banner, Volume 143, No. 12 (December 2008): 40
Review of The Faith by Charles Colson and Harold Ficket, in The Banner, Volume 144, No. 6 (June 2009): 38
Review of Founding Faith by Steven Waldman, in The Banner, Volume 144, Number 8 (August 2009): 32
Review of Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus by Ann Spangler and Lois Tverburg, in The Banner, Volume 144, Number 9 (September 2009): 35
Review of The Testimony of the Beloved Disciple: Narrative, History, and Theology in the Gospel of John by Richard Baukman, in Calvin Theological Journal, Volume 44, No. 2 (November 2009): 397-399
Review of Knowing Truth, Doing Good: Engaging New Testament Ethics by Russell Pregeant, in Calvin Theological Journal, Volume 44, No. 2 (November 2009): 409-412
Review of Jewish Believers in Jesus: The Early Centuries by Oskar Skarsaune and Reidar Hvalvik, editors, in Calvin Theological Journal, Volume 44, No. 2 (November 2009): 415-418
Review of 1-3 John by Robert Yarbrough, in Calvin Theological Journal, Volume 44, No. 2 (November 2009): 418-421
Review of Who Would Jesus Kill? by Mark J. Allman, in The Banner, Volume 145, No. 1 (January 2010): 37
Review of Preaching from Memory to Hope by Thomas G. Long, in The Banner, Volume 145, No. 8 (August 2010): 37
Review of Hunger and Happiness by L. Shannon Jung, in The Banner, Volume 145, No. 10 (October 2010): 35
Review of BibleWorks 8 in The Banner, Volume 145, No. 11 (November 2010): 34
Review of Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends by Mark A. Yarhouse, in The Banner, Volume 146, No. 2 (February 2011): 34
Review of History of a Suicide by Jill Bialosky, in The Banner, Volume 146, No. 10 (October 2011): 37
Review of Jesus and His Own by Daniel Stevick, in Interpretation, Volume 66, No. 4 (October 2012): 459

Other:
Sermons featured on Preaching Today monthly sermon resource produced by Christianity Today:
Taming the Beast, tape #118 (June 1993)
No Ordinary People, tape #127 (March 1994)
It Is Finished, tape #139 (March 1995)
Messiah’s Community, tape #149 (January 1996)
Beautiful Music, tape #166 (June 1997)
Only the Grateful Believe, tape #177 (October 1997)

www.ChristianBibleStudies.com Bible Studies for ChristianityToday, Inc.:
bs058 – “Does God Know Your Next Move?”
bs094 – “How Far to Go with Animal Rights”
bs117 – “How Much Blood?”
bs122 – “Marriage and Opposite Sex Friends”
bs129 – “Finding God in Our Pain”
bs132 – “Loving the Imperfect Church”
bs135 – “Worshiping Well”
bs142 – “God and Government”
bs144 – “Christians and the Environment”
bs154 – “Christians and the Use of Torture”
bs157 – “Tilting at the Windmills of Culture”
bs158 – “Living in a Culture of Sexual Immorality”
bs170 – “Can I Trust My Bible?”
bs185 – “The Secret Is Out”
MI07 – “Journey of Faith”
MI10 – “Letting Christ Transform Us”
MI14 – “A Legacy of Spiritual Fortitude”
MO15 – “What Does Generosity Look Like?”

Sermons featured on Preaching On-Line Internet service of Preaching:
Building a Heaven in Hell’s Despair (January 1997)
Farming Frustrations and Fun (July 1997)
An Inside Job (October 1997)
Christianity’s Greatest Rival (December 1997)
A Life in Rhyme: A Memorial Service for Jeanne Bolt (January 1998)
A House Even Better than “Buurma-Built” (March 1998)
Should Children Come to the Lord’s Supper? (April 1998)
Shedding Snakeskins (July 1998)
Tour Guide (August 1998)
Construction Crew (October 1998)
On Beyond Perfection (November 1998)
When Spring Comes to Narnia (December 1998)
Does Anybody Notice? (January 1999)
Decent Proposal (April 1999)
“When You’re Alone and Life Is Making You Lonely, You Can Always Go…” (June 1999)
Changing Your Complexion (July 1999)
Defining Your Destiny (August 1999)
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (September 1999)
Tilting the Balance of Power (October 1999)
Home for Christmas (November 1999)
A New Pair of Glasses (January 2000)
The Worry Test (March 2000)
A Tale of Two Parties (May 2000)
The Point of No Return (July 2000)
Postmarked in Heaven (August 2000)
“…A Portion of Thyself” (September 2000)
Tilting the Balance of Power (October 2000)
Finding the Right Superlatives (November 2000)
Christian Optimism (December 2000)
Mountain Standard Time (January 2001)
Beautiful Music on the Human Stereo (February 2001)
Working Out in the Gymnasium of Faith (March 2001)
Straight Talk (December 2001)
Promises, Promises, Promises (January 2002)

COURSES TAUGHT

Graduate Level
Prolegomena to Systematic Theology
Standards: the Reformed Confessions
Credo: Seminary Education Synthesis Capstone Course
Scripture and Congregational Life
Biblical Leadership for Missional Congregational Development
New Testament Greek
New Testament Foundations
New Testament Exegesis
Worldview, Power & Desire: The Matrix of Leadership

Undergraduate Level
Senior Seminar
The Call of the Wild: Do You Hear What I Hear? Spiritual Autobiography & Vocation
Composing a Life: Biography and Autobiography
Johannine Literature
Introduction to Biblical Literature
Encounter with Cultures
Which Jesus? An Exploration of the Changing Views about Jesus through History
First Year Seminar
New Testament Introduction
New Testament Theology
Public Speaking
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
New Testament Greek
Old Testament Introduction
Theology of Social Witness & Mission
Book Thieves & Word Shakers

SPEECHES, PAPERS& CONSULTATIONS

Speeches and Papers
“Deacons in the 80’s” Keynote Address at the Annual Deacons’ Conference in Lethbridge, Alberta, October 1981
Graduation Address, Immanuel Christian Schools, Lethbridge, Alberta, June 1982
Keynote Address, Calvinette Counselors Convention, Calgary, Alberta, August 1983
Graduation Address, Central Minnesota Christian Schools, Prinsburg, MN, June 1984
Morning Prayers Sermons, Worship Symposium, Redeemer College, Ancaster, Ontario, May 1988
“Five Biblical Cues for Turning Good Preaching into Great Preaching” at the 2002 National Conference on Preaching in Birmingham, Alabama
“Intentional Ministry Development” & “Staffing for Growth” at Classis Rocky Mountain of the Christian Reformed Church in North America Leadership Retreat, May 2003
“A Moment’s Insight: Education, Religion & Government” to the August 2004 Oxford Round Table at Oxford University, Oxford, England
“Generic to Good to Great in Churches” at the Classis Holland Leadership Retreat, Holland, MI, September 2005
“Four Principles for the Investment of Religious Communities in Educational Systems” to the July 2006 Oxford Round Table at Oxford University, Oxford, England
“The Gospel Quartet: Mark’s Melody” at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, February 17, 2008
“The Gospel Quartet: Mathew’s Jewish Harmony” at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, February 24, 2008
“The Gospel Quartet: Luke’s Gentile Counterpoint” at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, March 2, 2008
“The Gospel Quartet: John’s Basso Profundo” at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, March 9, 2008
“Messiah’s Community” at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, Elmhurst, IL, on April 20, 2008
“Personal Testimony” at Third Christian Reformed Church, Zeeland, MI, on June 22, 2008
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” at Third Christian Reformed Church, Zeeland, MI, on June 29, 2008
“Where Does the Bible Begin?” “Genesis and the Four Pre-/Postmodern Questions of Life” “Is the Holy Land Really Holy?” “Hearing a Familiar Voice” and “What Does God Expect of the Church?” at Cascade Bible Camp, July 3-7, 2008, Stanford, Washington
“Genesis as Missiological Worldview” at the International Institute of Christian Studies Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, July 17, 2008
“Possessing a Past Tense” at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, Elmhurst, IL, on July 27, 2008
“Rendezvoux with Ruth” at Harderwyk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on August 3, 2008
“Marked for Life” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, MI, on August 10, 2008
“A Second Look at Esther” at Harderwyk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on August 17, 2008
“The Signature of God” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, MI, on August 24, 2008
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” at West Leonard Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, on August 31, 2008
“Introduction to the Old Testament as Covenant Literature” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, MI, on September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 22, November 5, 12, 19
“Introduction to the Old Testament as Covenant Literature” at Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26
“Interpreting the Book of Revelation” at Fifth Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, on November 2, 2008
“How Paul Shaped the Social Consciousness of the Early Christian Church” at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, on November 9, 16, 23, 2008
“The First Christmas Tree” at North Blendon Christian Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI, on November 30, 2008
“David’s Song” at Third Christian Reformed Church, Zeeland, MI, on December 7, 2008
“A Shoot from the Stump of Jesse” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on December 14, 2008
“The Grace and Art of Stewardship” at Fifth Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, on January 4 & 11, 2009
“Introduction to the New Testament as Covenant Literature” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, MI, on January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 2009
“Heroes and Villains: How to Speak about Why Jesus Died” at Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on January 17, 2009
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” at Westwood Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, MI, on January 18, 2009
“Background and Overview of the Reformed Confessions” at Westwood Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, MI, on January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 2009
“Dealing with Death” at Maranatha Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on February 22, 2009
“Where Did We Get the Idea of the Trinity, and Does It Really Matter?” at Fifth Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, on February 22, March 1, 8, 2009
“The Death of Death” at Comstock Christian Reformed Church, Comstock, MI, on March 29, 2009
“Homecoming” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, MI, on April 5, 2009
“What Easter Gives Back to Us” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, MI, on April 12, 2009
“The Gospel Quartet” at Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 2009
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” at Cutlerville East Christian Reformed Church, Cutlerville, MI, on May 3, 2009
“The CRC & RCA: Will We Reunite?” at Cutlerville East Christian Reformed Church, Cutlerville, MI, on May 3, 2009
“Beyond Obedience: A Second Look at the Book of Naomi (Commonly Called ‘Ruth’)” at Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on May 31, 2009
“In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time for the Wrong Reasons: Esther in Retrospect” at Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on June 7, 2009
“A Moment’s Insight: The Legacy of Christianity in the Academic Enterprise” at the International Association of Christian Studies Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 17, 2009
“Do You Understand?” at Harderwyk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on July 19, 2009
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” at South Olive, MI, Christian Reformed Church, on July 25, 2009
“The Seventh Sign in the Gospel of John” at Haven Christian Reformed Church, Zeeland, MI, on July 25, 2009
“Choose: The Message of Joshua” at Jamestown, MI, Reformed Church, on August 2, 2009
“Possessing a Past Tense” at Comstock, MI, Christian Reformed Church, on August 2, 2009
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” at East Saugatuck Christian Reformed Church, on August 9, 2009
“Possessing a Past Tense” at Haven Christian Reformed Church, Zeeland, MI, on August 16, 2009
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” at Noordeloos, MI, Christian Reformed Church, on August 16, 2009
“Possessing a Past Tense” at Jamestown, MI, Reformed Church, on August 23, 2009
“Why Is This Book in the Bible? Interpreting Esther” at Jamestown, MI, Reformed Church, on August 30, 2009
“Wake Up Call” at Second Christian Reformed Church, Grand Haven, MI, on September 6, 2009
“Beyond Death & Dying” at Breton Terrace Retirement Home, Grand Rapids, MI, on September 13, 2009
“The Many Faces of Jesus” at Jamestown, MI, Reformed Church, on September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16, 2009
“Paul’s Journeys & Letters” at Christ Community Church, Kentwood, MI, on September 27, October 4 & 11, 2009
“Worldviews and Biblical Interpretation: Options for Understanding the Character and Authority of the Bible in a Pluralistic Religious Environment” at the Baylor University Symposium on Faith & Learning, October 9, 2009
“The Old Testament Gospel Quartet: Faith & Faithfulness in David, Isaiah & Jeremiah, Esther, and Job” at Fifth Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, on October 4, 11, 25, & November 1, 2009
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” and “What Happened between the Testaments?” at Pillar Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on October 18, 2009
“The Gospel of Luke” at Pillar Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on November 8, 2009
“Jesus as the Resurrection” at Oakland Christian Reformed Church, Hamilton, MI, on November 15, 2009
“Wake Up Call: The Message of Esther” at East Saugatuck, MI, Christian Reformed Church, on November 29, 2009
“Starting Over” at Comstock, MI, Christian Reformed Church, on January 3, 2010
“Journeys & Letters: Tracking the New Testament around the Mediterranean” at Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Holland, MI, on January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 2010
“Where the Bible Really Begins—A Second Look at Exodus” at Westview Christian Reformed Church in Kalamazoo, MI, on February 28, 2010
“Genesis as Covenant Prologue—How an Ancient Document Answers Four Critical Post-Modern Questions” at Westview Christian Reformed Church in Kalamazoo, MI, on March7, 2010
“Is the Holy Land Really Holy—What Are the Critical Issues in Joshua?” at Westview Christian Reformed Church in Kalamazoo, MI, on March14, 2010
“How Israel almost Lost the Family Farm (Judges), and Miraculously Got It Back Again (Ruth)”at Westview Christian Reformed Church in Kalamazoo, MI, on March 21, 2010
“Jesus as the Good Shepherd” at Beckwith Hills Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI, on May 2, 2010
“Ezekiel & Revelation: Eschatological Approaches” at Christ Community Church in Kentwood, MI, on May 16, 2010
“How Well Do You Know Your Father?” at Harderwyk Ministries in Holland, MI, on June 20, 2010
“Resurrection Testimony” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church in Holland, MI, on June 27, 2010
“Freedom Celebration” at Grand Haven, MI, Second Christian Reformed Church on July 4, 2010
“Jesus as the Good Shepherd” at East Saugatuck, MI, Christian Reformed Church on July 11, 2010
“The Miraculous Signs in John’s Gospel” at Christ Community Church in Kentwood, MI, on July 18, 2010
“A Look in the Mirror: The Book of Ruth and Covenant Morality” at Caledonia, MI, Christian Reformed Church on July 18, 2010
“The Smell of Leadership” at Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on July 20, 2010
“When Things Go Too Well: The Book of Esther and Social Morality” at Caledonia, MI, Christian Reformed Church on July 25, 2010
“Confidence in Prayer: A Look at Jesus’ Teaching in Luke 10” at Jamestown, MI, Reformed Church on August 8, 2010
“When Things Go Too Well: The Book of Esther and Social Morality” at Third Zeeland, MI, Christian Reformed Church on August 29, 2010
“How Should We Read the Old Testament,” at First Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 2010
“What Is the Character of Christian Discipleship?” at First Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, on September 19, 2010
“How Did We Become ‘Reformed’—A Look at the History and Development of Reformed Identity in Northern Europe during the 16th& 17th Centuries,” at Jamestown, MI, Reformed Church, on September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, November 3, 2010
“Where Does the Bible Begin?” at Noordeloos Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on October 27, 2010
“Finding Fundamental Human Identity through Suffering—The Drama of Job,” at the 2010 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, Human Dignity and the Future of Health Care, October 29, 2010
“Covent Prologue—Reading Genesis from the Point of View of Sinai,” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on November 10, 2010
“Tilting the Balance of Power,” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on November 28, 2010
“The Christmas Child that Saved Its Mother: Reflections on the Meaning of the Incarnation,” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI, on December 5, 2010
“Baptism and Babies,” at The Bridge Community Church, Langley, British Columbia, Canada, on December 19, 2010
“Starting Over,” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on January 2, 2011
“Faith Lessons from Job,” at Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on January 9, 2011
“Faith Lessons from Esther,” at Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on January 16, 2011
“Paul’s Journeys & Letters,” at Fifth Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, on January 23, 30, February 6, & 13, 2011
“Do You Understand?” at The Journey and Turning Point Ministries, Holland, Michigan, on February 27, 2011
“Why Did Jesus Have to Die?” at Bretton Terrace, Kentwood, Michigan, on February 27, 2011
“Learning to Pray with the Psalmist,” at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, Caledonia, Michigan, on March 13, 2011
“Messiah’s Community” at Celebration Community, Holland, Michigan, on March 20, 2011
“Did He Mention My Name?” at East Saugatuck Christian Reformed Church, Allegan, Michigan, on March 20, 2011
“Paul’s Community: the Personal Greetings of Romans 16” at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, Caledonia, Michigan, on April 3, 2011
“Three Families of Atonement Theory” at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, Caledonia, Michigan, on April 10, 2011
“Living in the House of Wisdom” at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, Caledonia, Michigan, on April 17, 2011
“It’s Jesus’ Fault” at Maranatha Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on May 1, 2011
“Possessing a Past Tense” at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, Caledonia, Michigan, on May 8, 2011
“Celebrating a Legacy of Faithful Ministry” at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, Elmhurst, Illinois, on May 22, 2011
“Messiah’s Community” at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, Caledonia, Michigan, on June 12, 2011
“What Make’s a Church?” at Second Christian Reformed Church, Grand Haven, Michigan, on June 19, 2011
“When Things Don’t Make Sense” at Turning Point and Journey, Holland, Michigan, on June 26, 2011
“The Smell of Leadership” at Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on July 6, 2011
“Living with Uncertainty” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, Michigan, on July 10, 2011
“The Road No One Wants to Travel” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, Michigan, on July 17, 2011
“Journeys and Pilgrimages, not Destinations or Tours” at Turning Point and Journey, Holland, Michigan, on July 24, 2011
“Beyond Death” at Harderwyk Fusion, Holland, Michigan, on August 21, 2011
“Game Plan” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, Michigan, on September 4, 2011
“Faith’s Deep Wanderings” at Westwood Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 23, 2011
“How Is the Bible ‘Scripture’? What Impact Do Our ‘Worldviews’ Have on How We Read the Bible?” at Fifth Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 16, 2011
“Living in Wisdom’s House and Looking out through Wisdom’s Windows: The Nature of Wisdom for Learning in Proverbs and Ecclesiastes” at the Baylor University Symposium on Faith & Learning, October 28, 2011
“Messiah’s Community” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on October 30, 2011
“Possessing a Past Tense” at Breton Terrace Rehabilitation and Care Facility, Grand Rapids, Michigan, on October 30, 2011
“In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time for the Wrong Reasons Doing the Wrong Things” at Breton Manor, Kentwood, Michigan, on October 30, 2011
“A Past to Be Thankful For” at Maranatha Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on November 20, 2011
“A New You” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on January1, 2012
“What Makes a Church Great?” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on January 8, 2012
“When Spring Comes to Narnia” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on January 15, 2012
“Letters & Journeys: Tracing Paul’s Travels around the Mediterranean” at Second Christian Reformed Church, Grand Haven, Michigan, on January 22, 29, and February 5, 2012
“Why Did Jesus Have to Die?” at Oakland Christian Reformed Church, Hamilton, Michigan, on February 12, 2012
“Messiah’s Community” at Oakland Christian Reformed Church, Hamilton, Michigan, on February 19, 2012
“The Best Church in Town” at Comstock Christian Reformed Church, Hamilton, Michigan, on February 26, 2012
“The Ideal Congregation” at First Reformed Church, Byron Center, Michigan, on March4, 2012
“Passion Week” at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, Hudsonville, Michigan, on April 1, 2012
“Living Out Easter” at Third Christian Reformed Church, Zeeland, Michigan, on April 15, 2012
“The Problem with Jesus” at Niekerk Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on May 13, 2012
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” at Woodhaven Reformed Church, Byron Center, Michigan, on May 27, 2012
“Possessing a Past Tense” at Heritage Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on July 8, 2012
“For Such a Time as This: The Message of Esther” at Heritage Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on July 15, 2012
“Beyond Easter” at Heritage Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on July 22, 2012
“Where Can You Find a ‘Good’ Church” at Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on July 22, 2012
“Who Cares?” at Heritage Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on July 29, 2012
“Did He Mention My Name?” at Heritage Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on August 5, 2012
“Paul’s Greetings in Romans 16” at Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on July 26, 2012
“Growing New Corn from Old Seed: The Hybrid Formation of Ostfriesians in Stevenson County” keynote address at The Ostfriesian Genealogical Society Biennial Conference, Rockport, Illinois, on August 11, 2012
Bi Uns in Bunde…: Jumping through the Hoops of Cultural Change & Formation” keynote address at The Ostfriesian Genealogical Society Biennial Conference, Rockport, Illinois, on August 13, 2012
“Stepchildren of the Family They Created: The Ostfries in the CRC” keynote address at The Ostfriesian Genealogical Society Biennial Conference, Rockport, Illinois, on August 14, 2012
“When God Names Names” at Fourteenth Street Christian Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on October 21, 2012
“Biblical Thanksgiving” at South Olive Christian Reformed Church, South Olive, Michigan, on November 4, 2012
“Advent Expectations” at South Olive Christian Reformed Church, South Olive, Michigan, on December 9, 2012
“Understanding Paul” at First Reformed Church, Holland, Michigan, on January 4, 13 & 20, 2013
“Boastful Success, Brooding Survival: Isaiah on the Edges of the World of Tomorrow” at Westwood Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on February 3, 2013
“Facing Disaster: Jeremiah on How to Fail Faithfully” at Westwood Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on February 10, 2013
“Stages of Corporate Grief: Ezekiel on the Processes of Death and Dying Plus One” at Westwood Christian Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on February 17, 2013
“Political Religion: Exodus and the Beginnings of the Bible” at Second Christian Reformed Church, Grand Haven, Michigan, on February 24, 2013
“Covenant Prologue: Genesis and the Four Major Post-Modern Questions” at Second Christian Reformed Church, Grand Haven, Michigan, on March 3, 2013
“Is the ‘Holy Land’ Still Holy? Joshua and the Meaning of Canaan” at Second Christian Reformed Church, Grand Haven, Michigan, on March 10, 2013
“Hearing a Familiar Voice” at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, Caledonia, Michigan, on April 7, 2013
“Living Faithfully When Things Don’t Make Sense” at South Olive Christian Reformed Church, South Olive, Michigan, on May 26, 2013
“The Lyre of Orpheus” at First Reformed Church, Byron Center, Michigan, on June 2, 2013
“Wake Up Call” at South Olive Christian Reformed Church, South Olive, Michigan, on June 16, 2013
“Beyond Death: the Call of Resurrection” and “Christian Community” at Big Star Lake Chapel, Big Star Lake, Michigan, on June 23, 2013
“Does Anybody Notice?” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, Michigan, on July 7, 2013
“On Beyond Perfection” at Jamestown Reformed Church, Jamestown, Michigan, on July 14, 2013
“The Good Shepherd and the Raising of Lazarus” at Zion Reformed Church, Grandville, Michigan, on July 21, 2013
“Whose Name Would You Give Her?” at Zion Reformed Church, Grandville, Michigan, on July 21, 2013
“Salt & Light: Jesus and the Meaning of Discipleship” at South Olive Christian Reformed Church, South Olive, Michigan, on August 25, 2013
“More than Morality: The Ethics of Jesus” at South Olive Christian Reformed Church, South Olive, Michigan, on September 1, 2013
“A New Pair of Glasses” at South Olive Christian Reformed Church, South Olive, Michigan, on September 8, 2013

Consulting
Leadership Retreat at Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Oak Lawn, IL, October 2001
Preaching Symposium, Classis Minnesota North of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, Alexandria, MN, January 2002
3 Leadership Retreats at Lombard Christian Reformed Church, Lombard, IL, May-September 2002
Leadership Retreat for Lucknow, Godderich, and Kincardine Christian Reformed Churches, Lucknow, Ontario, October 2002
Leadership Retreat at Crossroads Christian Reformed Church, Madison, WI, October 2003
Leadership Retreat & Consultation at Calvary Christian Reformed Church, Orange City, IA, October 2004
Leadership Retreat & Consultation at Third Christian Reformed Church, Zeeland, MI, September 2005 and ongoing
Leadership Retreat at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, Caledonia, MI, June 2006
Leadership Retreat at Plymouth Heights Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI, August 2006
Ongoing Personal Leadership Mentoring Relationships with eight pastors (CRC & RCA)
Leadership Retreat at Zion Reformed Church, Grandville, MI, September 2006
Strategic Visioning at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, Caledonia, MI, September 2007-June 2008
Leadership Retreats (May 2008, January 2009, May 2009, September 2009, May 2010, April 2011) and ongoing ministry development consultation with Discovery Christian Reformed Church, Cutlerville, MI
Consultation for Ministry Developments at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, Jenison, MI, January 2009

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