Director, Center for Excellence in Preaching
Calvin Theological Seminary
Scott Hoezee became Director of the Center for Excellence in Preaching at Calvin Theological Seminary in 2005. Prior to his work at Calvin Seminary, Scott served as pastor in two western Michigan congregations in the Christian Reformed Church of North America. A graduate of Calvin Theological Seminary, Scott has authored several books including Proclaim the Wonder: Preaching Science on Sunday (2003) and Remember Creation (1998). Scott and his wife, Rosemary, have two children. He enjoys bird watching, snorkeling, and exploring the beauties and wonders of God’s great creation.
Recent Episodes featuring Scott Hoezee:
October 16 , 2020
Studying Jesus' miracle at the wedding at Cana, his prophetic words and actions as he cleanses the temple, and his interaction with the Samaritan woman at the well help us better understand what glory is and where we can expect to encounter the glory of Jesus in our own lives.
October 2 , 2020
Another major theme found in Leviticus is God’s instruction to Israel to care for the aliens...the immigrants...the strangers living in their midst. Studying these teachings, in the light of our salvation in Christ, can inform our thoughts and behaviors toward non-Christians and vulnerable people in our world today.
September 25 , 2020
Though we no longer need to offer ritual sacrifices, studying the sacrificial system in Leviticus helps us understand more fully our need for Christ’s ultimate sacrifice and deepens our gratitude for the unimpeded relationship we can have with our God, who lives in our midst, today.
September 4 , 2020
In order to best reflect on the social inequities and the calls for racial justice in our world today, we invite you to turn with us to scripture to better understand the meaning of biblical justice and what that means for our role in pursuing justice as Christians.
August 28 , 2020
“What is the Church?” Join us as we study scripture to discuss why being in a spiritual community matters and to reflect on our experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic as we consider what we’ve learned and what it means for our relationship with God and with his people.
August 14 , 2020
As we experience lives altered by the COVID-19 pandemic and we come face to face with the disparity and inequality it has brought to light in our society, scripture helps us engage our faith and acknowledge our reality through lament.
May 22 , 2020
Study Scripture to better understand what it means to believe that our bodies too will be resurrected and what we know about everlasting or eternal life.