He has been pastor of the Loveland, CO Protestant Reformed Church for 11 years, from 1963 to 1974. Pastor of the South Holland, IL Protestant Reformed Church for 14 years, from 1974 to 1988. He was appointed to the Protestant Reformed Seminary in Grandville, MI in 1988 as professor of Dogmatics and Old Testament studies, which position he holds at present. He is editor since 1988 of the semi-monthly Reformed magazine, the "Standard Bearer." He has authored several books.
In addition to frequent lecture and preaching tours in North America, Prof. Engelsma has lectured and preached throughout the British Isles on behalf of the British Reformed Fellowship, which is devoted to the spread and defense of the Reformed faith in the United Kingdom. He lives in Grand Rapids, MI with his wife and is the father of 9 children.
He was made emeritus professor at the Synod of 2008. He continues to teach catechism classes and lecture. He is also working on additional books on doctrine.
Showing 1 to 3 of 3 items.
A Defense of (Reformed) Amillennialism - Table of Contents
In a series of editorials in the Standard Bearer from April 1, 1995 through December 15, 1996, Prof. David J. Engelsma presents a defense of Amillennialism against Postmillennialism.
Response to the editorial, "Jewish Dreams" (the Standard Bearer, Jan. 15, 1995), has made clear how deep and entrenched are the inroads of po ...read
Evangelism and the Reformed Faith
Strange to say, some suppose that the relationship between the Reformed Faith and evangelism is uneasy and uncomfortable. Stranger still, some charge that the Reformed Faith and evangelism are incompatible. Many outside of the Reformed Churches contend that the Reformed Faith makes evangelism (or "soul-winning," as they like to cal ...read
The Source of Salvation
At this Sunday morning worship service, following the 31st of October, we commemorate as a congregation Christ's reformation of the church in the sixteenth century.
October 31 does not live in the mind of Protestant Christians as a pagan holiday and celebration. But October 31 lives in the mind of Protestant Christians as the day on which began ...read