Mark Shand was ordained in 2001 as a minister in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia. From 2001-2009, He served as the minister in the Winnaleah congregation of the EPC and from 2009 to the present he has been the minister of the Launceston congregation.
Rev. Mark Shand will speak on The Call of the Gospel
Rev. Brian Huizinga has been the pastor at Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Redlands California since 2011. He is a graduate of the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary. He and his wife Michelle have 5 children
Rev. Huizinga will be speaking on The Polemics of the Canons
Rev. Bill Langerak has been the pastor at Southwest Reformed Church in Wyoming Michigan since 2003. He is a graduate of the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary. He and his wife Karen have 6 children and 6 grand children.
Rev. Langerak will speak on The Synod and the Church Order
Prof. Kuiper graduated from Calvin College in 1991 and from the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary in 1995. He pastored Protestant Reformed Churches in Byron Center, MI (1995-2001), Randolph, WI (2001-2012), and Edgerton, MN (2012-2017). Synod 2017 appointed him to replace Prof. Dykstra as professor of church history and New Testament. Currently Prof. Kuiper is working on getting his ThM degree from Calvin Seminary, with a concentration in church history
Prof. Kuiper will speak on the Canons and the Covenant
Prof. Barry Gritters graduated from the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary and earned his Th.M degree from Calvin Theological Seminary. He served two congregations in the PRCA before accepting the appointment to serve as the professor of Practical Theology and New Testament Studies in the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary. He and his wife Lori have 6 children and 19 grandchildren.
Prof. Gritters will be speaking on the Canons and Assurance.
Prof. Ron Cammenga graduated from the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary in 1979. In 2013 he earned his Th.M. degree from Calvin Theological Seminary. He served four congregations in the PRCA before accepting the appointment to serve as the professor of Reformed Dogmatics and Old Testament Studies in the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary. He and his wife Rhonda are approaching their 45th wedding anniversary. They have 11 children and 38 grandchildren.
Prof. Cammenga will be speaking on the Canons on Reprobation
Rev. Angus Stewart is the pastor of the Covenant Protestant Reformed Church (CPRC) in N. Ireland and chairman of the British Reformed Fellowship. He has spoken at conferences in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Portugal, and participated in television debates on Calvinism, Charismaticism and the cross. The dozens of articles he has written in various American and British journals, magazines and newspapers can be found on the extensive CPRC website (www.cprc.co.uk), which also contains the largest on-line collection of translations of the Canons of Dordt.
Rev. Stewart will be speaking on the Canons as the Original ‘Five Points’