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 Fruit of the SpiritJune 15 , 2018

The Fruit of Faithfulness

When we begin with God’s faithfulness to us, we discover a secure and fertile source for developing the spiritual fruit of faithfulness in our own lives.

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The Fruit of the SpiritJune 8 , 2018

The Fruit of Goodness

Let's turn to scripture to define genuine goodness, understand why God's own character motivates us toward goodness, and determine what this spiritual fruit looks like in the life of a believer.

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The Fruit of the SpiritJune 1 , 2018

The Fruit of Kindness

The Christian faith offers something truly unique, something that makes our kindness evidence of Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit in our lives and makes it possible for us to show kindness even in life's most difficult situations.

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The Fruit of the SpiritMay 25 , 2018

The Fruit of Patience

How can we cultivate the spiritual fruit of patience in a society that prefers immediate gratification?

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The Fruit of the SpiritMay 18 , 2018

The Fruit of Peace

What do we really long for when we wish for peace? Is that the kind of peace God offers? Together let's discern what it means to be a person who bears the spiritual fruit of peace.

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The Fruit of the SpiritMay 11 , 2018

The Fruit of Joy

In light of the sadness and tragedy in our world, being joyful can seem challenging, if not impossible. Discover where true joy is found, what it looks like, and how Christians can experience this fruit of the Spirit in daily life, no matter our present circumstances.

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The Fruit of the SpiritMay 4 , 2018

The Fruit of Love

Learn about a lasting love that satisfies our deepest needs and discover the characteristics of God's love, which helps us understand what it means to be Christians bearing the fruit of love in our daily lives.

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The Last Teachings of ChristMarch 31 , 2018

Witness to the Risen Jesus Christ

Hallelujah! Christ is Risen! Now what does he desire from us?

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The Last Teachings of ChristMarch 23 , 2018

Stay Alert, Watch, and Be Ready

What did Jesus say about his return? How should we prepare for his coming? Let's see what Jesus taught his disciples shortly before his crucifixion about the end of the world and the best ways to prepare for his anticipated return.

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The Last Teachings of ChristMarch 16 , 2018

The Widow's Offering

Jesus taught his disciples about generosity, sacrifice, and the heart of giving when they observe a widow put her small offering in the Temple offering box. But is Jesus calling us to even more than generous giving with his teaching?

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The Last Teachings of ChristMarch 9 , 2018

Jesus Answers "Gotcha" Questions

As Jesus' popularity increased, religious authorities focused their efforts on discrediting him. Discover the wisdom and truth we gain as Jesus evaded their traps.

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The Last Teachings of ChristMarch 2 , 2018

Parable of the Tenants

Will you acknowledge and accept the Son of God? Are you willing to hear what God has to say? As Jesus Christ approaches his arrest and crucifixion, he offers a foreboding warning about the cost of rejecting him and turning from God.

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