GIRBC 2014 Pastors Fraternal
GIRBC 2014 Pastors Fraternal March 3-4 2014
“How to Handle Problems in the Ministry”
Speaker: Dr. Joel Beeke
Dr. Joel R. Beeke is president and professor of systematic theology and homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, a pastor of the Heritage Netherlands Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, editor of Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, editorial director of Reformation Heritage Books, president of Inheritance Publishers, and vice-president of the Dutch Reformed Translation Society. He has written, co-authored, or edited seventy books (most recently, A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life; Prepared by Grace, for Grace: The Puritans on God’s Ordinary Way of Leading Sinners to Christ; Living Zealously; Friends and Lovers: Cultivating Companionship and Intimacy in Marriage; Getting Back Into the Race: The Cure for Backsliding; Parenting by God’s Promises: How to Raise Children in the Covenant of Grace; Living for the Glory of God: An Introduction to Calvinism; Meet the Puritans; and Taking Hold of God), and contributed 2,000 articles to Reformed books, journals, periodicals, and encyclopedias. His PhD is in Reformation and Post-Reformation theology from Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia). He is frequently called upon to lecture at seminaries and to speak at Reformed conferences around the world. He and his wife Mary have been blessed with three children: Calvin, Esther, and Lydia.