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:

The Gospel of JohnOctober 16 , 2020

Signs of Christ's Glory

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.

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The Gospel of JohnOctober 9 , 2020

Jesus Christ is...

Study John 1, the prologue to the gospel of John, to better understand Jesus Christ's identity, his character, his purpose, and what this teaches us about being Jesus' disciples.

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Leviticus: How to Live in God's PresenceOctober 2 , 2020

Welcome and Care

​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.

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Leviticus: How to Live in God's PresenceSeptember 25 , 2020

Blood, Sacrifices, and Forgiveness

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.

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Leviticus: How to Live in God's PresenceSeptember 18 , 2020

Be Holy

Learn about the "holiness code" and what God's command to“Be holy because I am holy” means for how we live our lives.

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Leviticus: How to Live in God's PresenceSeptember 11 , 2020

A Holy God Lives Among Us

Discover why it is so important for us to acknowledge God’s presence among us and to live our lives according to this wonderful truth.

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Biblical Advice for Living Faithfully in Trying TimesSeptember 4 , 2020

Answer God's Call for Justice

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.

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Biblical Advice for Living Faithfully in Trying TimesAugust 28 , 2020

Worship and Fellowship Together

“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.

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Biblical Advice for Living Faithfully in Trying TimesAugust 21 , 2020

Trust God's Providence

Scripture provides valuable wisdom to help us understand God’s involvement in our current circumstances, why we can be assured he still cares for us, and why we can confidently continue to put our trust in him.

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Biblical Advice for Living Faithfully in Trying TimesAugust 14 , 2020

Lament: A Faithful Response to Tragedy

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.

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The Apostles' Creed: What Christians BelieveMay 22 , 2020

I Believe in Bodily Resurrection and Everlasting Life

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.

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The Apostles' Creed: What Christians BelieveMay 15 , 2020

I Believe in the Forgiveness of Sins

Discover the scriptures that lead all Christians to declare with the Apostles’ Creed that we believe in “the forgiveness of sins” and what it means for us to accept that gift of forgiveness now.

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