Scott Hoezee

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:

Epiphany and God's MissionJanuary 12 , 2018

Beyond Jerusalem

Discover how God’s mission to spread the gospel to the nations unfolds despite the disciples' slow start and even as violence and oppression try to smother the message.

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Epiphany and God's MissionJanuary 5 , 2018

The Magi

How much do we really know about the story of the Magi? Learn where tradition and the biblical account diverge and discover what the story of the wise men teaches us about God and his greater mission.

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And He Shall be Called: How Isaiah Describes the MessiahDecember 29 , 2017

A Light Shining in Darkness

In the Bible, the coming of the Messiah is often associated with light. Let's explore the promises this light brings and what it means for how we live as people of the light while we wait for Jesus Christ's second coming.

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And He Shall be Called: How Isaiah Describes the MessiahDecember 22 , 2017

Prince of Peace

What does it mean to declare and proclaim Jesus as the Prince of Peace? Considering the present brokenness and pain in our world, when can we expect this peace to prevail?

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And He Shall be Called: How Isaiah Describes the MessiahDecember 15 , 2017

Everlasting Father

The prophet Isaiah describes the Messiah as an “Everlasting Father.” Now that we know the Messiah is Jesus Christ, the Son of God, how are we supposed to understand that title?

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And He Shall be Called: How Isaiah Describes the MessiahDecember 8 , 2017

Mighty God

As we continue to anticipate and think about the birth of Jesus Christ, we encounter Isaiah’s second name for our Messiah: Mighty God. Discover what this title meant to Isaiah's original audience and what it means for those of us who recognize Jesus Christ as the Messiah in our lives today.

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And He Shall be Called: How Isaiah Describes the MessiahDecember 1 , 2017

Wonderful Counselor

In the famous passage in Isaiah 9:6, the prophet begins by describing the Messiah as our Wonderful Counselor. As we anticipate Jesus Christ’s birth this Advent season, discover the divine wisdom and help we receive from Jesus Christ our Messiah.

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Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationOctober 27 , 2017

Glory to God Alone

Scripture tells us to give God all the glory. Find out what that means and how we can practically do this in everyday life.

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Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationOctober 20 , 2017

By Grace Alone

Find out where scripture teaches us it is only by God's grace that we have faith and receive salvation in and through Jesus Christ.

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Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationOctober 13 , 2017

Through Christ Alone

Our salvation comes in and through Jesus Christ, the only mediator we have to reconcile us with God.

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Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationOctober 6 , 2017

By Scripture Alone

Together, let's rediscover the scripture passages that lead us to believe with confidence that everything we need to know about salvation is contained within the Bible and clarify what this means for every believer.

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Salvation: Five Insights from the ReformationSeptember 29 , 2017

By Faith Alone

Discover why 500 years ago Reformers like Martin Luther decided it was necessary to clarify what the Bible teaches about faith and our salvation and see why it's still important to remember that we are saved "by faith alone."

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