Our Seminary faculty participated in the Classis West Officebearers' Conference on preaching on Tuesday, Sept.23, 2014 at Peace PRC in Lansing, IL. *Note: The four speeches of this conference are now available in audio form on Peace PRC's Sermonaudio page. The links are provided here:
*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
-Appointed to the Seminary, 2005
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 2013 Interim Course
Prof.R.Dykstra taught an 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elders Conference on Counseling
In the Fall of 2012 Prof. B.Gritters led a 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.
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"