A note about our Authors & Translators
Rev. Chelsey Harmon lives in Vancouver, BC and is an ordained minister in the Reformed tradition. She pastored congregations for over a decade, and now serves the larger ecumenical church through guest preaching, writing, and teaching. Chelsey is also on staff at Churches Learning Change, a non-profit that aims to help congregations and leaders pursue personal and congregational transformation. She earned her M.Div. at Calvin Theological Seminary (2009), and has recently completed a ThM in Spiritual Theology at Regent College (2023). In the fall, Chelsey will be a PhD student in the History of Christianity program at the University of Edinburgh (New College School of Divinity).
Rev. Douglas Bratt is a Minister of the Word in the Christian Reformed Church in North America. After being ordained in 1987, he served Christian Reformed churches in northeastern Iowa and western Michigan. He is in his 25th year of serving the Silver Spring (MD) Christian Reformed Church. He enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, reading good literature, and watching televised sports in his free time.
Originario de Oaxaca (México), estudió Medicina, Literatura hispánica y teología. Pastor reformado, escritor y editor, ha sido profesor en diversas instituciones y es autor de varios libros de historia, teología y poesía. Formó parte de la Comisión de Formación Ecuménica del Consejo Mundial de Iglesias y actualmente es integrante del consejo editorial de la Casa Unida de Publicaciones. Fundó y dirige el Centro Basilea de Investigación y Apoyo, y la revista virtual elpoemaseminal. Escribe en sitios de internet como Protestante Digital, Lupa Protestante y ALC Noticias.
Leopoldo was born in Oaxaca, Mexico. He studied medicine, Hispanic literature, and theology. He is a reformed pastor, writer, and editor. Leopoldo has been a professor at different institutions and is the author of several books on history, theology, and poetry. He was a member of the Ecumenical Formation Committee of the World Council of Churches and he presently serves as a member of the editorial council of the Casa Unida de Publicaciones (United House of Publications). Leopoldo founded and directs the Centro Basilea de Investigación y Apoyo (Basel Center for Research and Support). Leopoldo also is the director of the virtual magazine El Poema Seminal (the Seminal Poem). He is a regular contributor of internet sites such as Protestante Digital, Lupa Protestante, and ALC Noticias.
Rev. Scott E. Hoezee is an ordained pastor in the Christian Reformed Church in North America and has served two congregations. He was the pastor of Second Christian Reformed Church in Fremont, Michigan, from 1990-1993. From 1993-2005 he was the Minister of Preaching and Administration at Calvin CRC in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In the spring of 2005 Scott accepted the Seminary’s offer to become the first Director of the Center for Excellence in Preaching. He has also been a member of the Pastor-Theologian Program sponsored by the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, New Jersey, where he was pastor-in-residence in the fall of 2000. From 2001-2011 Scott served on the editorial board of Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought and was co-editor of that journal from 2005-2011. He blogs regularly for The Reformed Journal and along with Darrell Delaney is the co-host of the Groundwork radio and podcast program.
Rev. Hoezee is married to Rosemary Apol and they have two children. He enjoys birdwatching, snorkeling, and exploring the beauties and wonders of God’s great creation.
Rev. Hoezee is the author of several books including The Riddle of Grace (1996), Flourishing in the Land (1996), Remember Creation (1998), Speaking as One: A Look at the Ecumenical Creeds (1997), Speaking of Comfort: A Look at the Heidelberg Catechism (1998), and Proclaim the Wonder: Preaching Science on Sunday (2003), Grace Through Every Generation (2007), Actuality: Real Life Stories for Sermons That Matter (2014), and Why We Listen To Sermons (2018).
Kang Won Kim
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Authors & Translators