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:

Light in a Dark WorldJanuary 17 , 2020

Our Motivation for Morality

Discover why the appearing of Christ’s light and grace in our lives both motivates us and makes it possible for us to do good. ​

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Light in a Dark WorldJanuary 10 , 2020

We are Christ's Light

Discover what being Christ’s light means for how we live our lives and share our faith as followers of Jesus today. ​

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Light in a Dark WorldJanuary 3 , 2020

Jesus is the Light of Life

Be encouraged that the light of Christ will always break through the darkness in our lives and world.

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Now What? Rebuilding When Life Falls ApartNovember 22 , 2019

Lean Into God's Grace

When life’s challenges feel insurmountable, when the guilt of the past overwhelms, when loneliness and a temptation to give up creep in, we don’t need to rely on our own ability to cling to God.

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Now What? Rebuilding When Life Falls ApartNovember 15 , 2019

Building Blocks for Biblical Success

Discover how prayer, work, compassion, and grace can align us with God’s will and help us maintain forward momentum as we rebuild our lives against all odds.

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Now What? Rebuilding When Life Falls ApartNovember 8 , 2019

Making Sense of Setbacks

Discover a biblical strategy for enduring the trials and setbacks of life in the stories of Ezra and Nehemiah. Study the challenges they face while rebuilding Jerusalem to find strength for your faith and the encouragement to persevere.

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Now What? Rebuilding When Life Falls ApartNovember 1 , 2019

Know that God is Working

Discover reassurance that God is at work in our lives—even when progress is slow or we aren’t sure what he is doing.

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Questions & AnswersOctober 25 , 2019

Questions about the Faith of Our Families

Let’s dig into scripture together to discover how we can best encourage and nurture the faith of those we know and love.

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Questions & AnswersOctober 18 , 2019

Questions and Concerns about Faith

Let’s dig into scripture to answer some of your most pressing questions and concerns about personal faith.

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What Does it Mean to Be the Church?October 11 , 2019

We are the Living Temple of God

Cultivate a greater understanding of the relationship God desires to reestablish with us and discover more truth about our identity as God's beloved people.

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What Does it Mean to Be the Church?October 4 , 2019

We are the House of God

​The fundamentals of a well-built house help us to better understand our identity as the Church.

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What Does it Mean to Be the Church?September 27 , 2019

We are the Family of God

Remembering that we, as believers, are members of the family of God encourages us toward reconciliation and reminds us that together we are restored to oneness with God through Jesus Christ.

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