PRTS completes new housing project

A new housing project on the campus of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (PRTS) was completed at the end of December 2018. Fifteen of the sixteen apartments are occupied by students and families, while the remaining unit was left unfinished for use as a food pantry. Apartment size is approximately 950-1000 square feet. In addition to … Continue reading PRTS completes new housing project

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PRTS Conference on the Christian Worldview

What do we mean when we speak of a worldview? At a conference in August of 2016, Dr. Joel Beeke defined it as how “we see and evaluate everything” with “assumptions that control how we think and feel and act.” A worldview, he said, is “not just a pair of glasses or contact lenses that … Continue reading PRTS Conference on the Christian Worldview

Puritan project

Since last March, I've been writing biographical sketches about Puritans. These will appear in Puritan Heroes, which I'm writing with Dr. Joel Beeke for Reformation Heritage Books. Puritan Heroes will be formatted similarly to RHB's popular Reformation Heroes. Marketed for all ages, it will be written to appeal to twelve-year-old readers. This is a big project that I was reluctant … Continue reading Puritan project

Puritan Reformed Conference on God’s Word

The Beauty and Glory of the Word of God was the theme of the seventh annual conference hosted by Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (PRTS) from August 20-22, 2015. About 425 people attended the conference at the Prince Conference Center in Grand Rapids, MI. This year’s speakers featured Dr. Geoff Thomas, a familiar author and pastor … Continue reading Puritan Reformed Conference on God’s Word

Speaking for the Lord

What an incredible week! Last Thursday, I did a book party in the Chicago area. On Friday and Saturday, I spoke as the keynote for a women's conference at Cornerstone URC in Hudsonville, MI. And on Monday, I met with two publishers in Grand Rapids. As I drove on Thursday toward Chicago, a tune kept … Continue reading Speaking for the Lord

Seminary students from near and far

Some seminaries within the Reformed community welcomed students from overseas as well as from Canada and the United States to their campuses this fall. Mid-America First-year students at Mid-America Reformed Seminary represent every continent except Antarctica. Master of Divinity (M.Div.) students include Joshua Flinn from the RCNZ in New Zealand and Pete Van’t Hoff from … Continue reading Seminary students from near and far

Expansion plans for Puritan Seminary

When Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary built its colonial style building in 2004, the school had about a dozen students. Counting part-timers and distance learners, the school now has around 150 students on its list, of whom 54 are taking courses this semester. The PRTS building also houses Reformation Heritage Books, a publishing enterprise that continually … Continue reading Expansion plans for Puritan Seminary

“Light and heat” in Puritan Reformed Conference on Holy Spirit

It’s no secret that the topic of the Holy Spirit sometimes gets short shrift in Reformed circles, but an August conference hosted by Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (PRTS) focused on “The Beauty and Glory of the Holy Spirit.” The conference was held from August 25-27, 2011, at the Prince Conference Center in Grand Rapids, MI. According … Continue reading “Light and heat” in Puritan Reformed Conference on Holy Spirit