Prof. R.Cammenga has successfully completed all requirements for his Th.M. degree including an oral defense of his thesis, and will graduate from Calvin Seminary on May 18, 2013. Hearty congratulations to him on this accomplishment!
India Missions Trip (Jan.2-16): Prof.B.Gritters (Missions professor) spent the first part of this year on a two-week missions trip to Vellore, India with Rev.C.Haak and Elder D.Wassink of our Georgetown PRC. You may learn more about this mission project by visiting Georgetown's website and their Facebook page, where you will also find pictures from this trip.
2013 Interim (Jan.7-16): Prof.R.Dykstra has now completed this year's eight day interim course on "The History and Principles of Christian Education", with special focus on the Protestant Reformed Christian Schools. The class was recorded and after some editing should be made available to the general public in the near future. If you are interested in a syllabus from this special course (cost of $20), contact the Seminary at 616-531-1490 or email@example.com.
Interim 2013 taught by Prof.R.Dykstra
Interim 2013: "History and Principles of Christian Education"
Elders Conference on Counseling: Prof. B.Gritters has now completed his Fall 2012 seminar on the principles and practice of Biblical counseling designed for elders and prospective elders. The conference was held at the Hudsonville PRC on Oct. 7, 14, 21, and Nov. 4, 2012. You may still profit from these sessions by visiting the links below.
DVDs from Prof.B. Gritters' 2012 Fall Conference on Elders & Counseling, geared
towards elders & prospective elders, are available upon request. These DVDs
contain the audio from the conference as well as a .pdf of each outline.
Please email Jordan@superiorgroundcover.com with
DVDs from Prof.B. Gritters' 2012 Fall Conference on Elders & Counseling, geared towards elders & prospective elders, are available upon request. These DVDs contain the audio from the conference as well as a .pdf of each outline. Please email Jordan@superiorgroundcover.com with your request.
Listen to Prof. Ronald Cammenga's
Convocation Speech (mp3)
"The Protestant Reformed Seminary and the 'Good Christian Schools'"
Held at Grandville PRC, September 5, 2012
*Special Note to Prospective Students*
Read Suggestions for Young Men Considering the Ministry
-Professor of Practical Theology and New Testament Studies.
-A.B., Calvin College;
Diploma (M.Div. equivalent), P. R. Seminary;
ThM, Calvin Theological Seminary.
Pastorates: Byron Center, Michigan, 1984-1994;
Hudsonville, Michigan, 1994-2003;
-Appointed to the Seminary, 2003.
Professor Barrett Gritters
Professor Russell J. Dykstra
|Russell J. Dykstra
-Professor of Church History
and New Testament Studies.
Hope, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995-1996;
-Appointed to the Seminary, 1996.
|Ronald L. Cammenga
of Dogmatics and Old Testament Studies
Professor Herman Hanko
Professor David Engelsma
Watch/Listen to these speeches on Herman Bavinck given at the March
6, 2012 Officebearers' Conference
Professor Robert D. Decker
January 2012 Interim Course
January 9-18, 2012 - Protestant Reformed Seminary Interim Course: "Contemporary Roman Catholic Theology." Last year's interim, taught by Prof. Ron Cammenga, examined the central teachings and practices of the Roman Catholic Church. The course also assessed the current movement within Evangelical and Reformed churches that seeks closer relations with Rome. The last class featured a presentation by our home missionary, Rev. W. Bruinsma, on witnessing to Roman Catholics. The dates for the interim were Monday, January 9 - Wednesday, January 18.
Did you miss this Interim course in person? You may still "participate" and benefit. The full schedule of classes is now available below in audio version (mp3 format available for download).
For an introductory sample click on the picture below.
Course Layout/Suggested Readings (in pdf)
Recent Speeches by Our Faculty
Membership in a Postmodern Era"
(Free download of speech and written responses to Q&A period)
Prof. Barrett Gritters - October 21, 2011 - Grandville, MI
King James 400th Anniversary Conference (free mp3 downloads of speeches)
Sept.16-17, 2011 (Byron Center, MI); Oct.7-8, 2011 (Hull, IA)
the Bible to the Believer: The Reformation's Concern Over Bible Translation"