Study to shew thyself approved unto God. II Tim. 2:15
November 2021 PRTS News
The PRC's Great Need for Pastors and Missionaries
The Lord Gave the Word! Seminary Preaching Conference Messages Now Available
The PRTS is already entering the final third of the first semester of this 2021-22 school year. We thank our covenant Father for sustaining us and providing for all our needs to this point. We covet your prayers day by day.
November includes our annual Thanksgiving break (Nov.25-26). We trust that you will join us in praising the Lord who is the Fount of all blessing in Jesus Christ.
The PRTS held a special conference on preaching at the end of October (Oct.28,29). If you missed out on attending and want to take in the speeches, you will find them online here.
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The PRC is in deep need of ministers of the Word, both for the established congregations and for the mission field.
Over the last few years this need has been announced to the churches and the need continues to grow.
The PRC Synod of 2021 again emphasized this need and urged the churches to look in her midst for suitable candidates for this special calling.
And the PRC congregations recently held a special Prayer Day, in part to beseech the Lord with regard to this need. Won't you make this part of your prayers on our behalf?
Prof. H. Hanko gave a convocation speech years ago titled "A Prayer for Laborers in God's Harvest." You are encouraged to read this message at the link provided here.
Prof. B. Gritters also wrote a series of editorials on "The Churches' Need for Preachers" back in 2005 - still relevant and applicable!
More recently (2018) Prof. R. Dykstra wrote an article about being called to the ministry. Read that at this link.
On October 28,29 the PRC Seminary held a special conference on preaching at Trinity PRC in Hudsonville, MI.
Four of the professors spoke on various aspects of the preaching - from its power and message to its commands and application.
To listen to these messages, visit this webpage on the PRC website.
If you are interested in reading the latest issue of the PRT Journal (Spring 2021), visit the Journal page.
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Introducing the PRC Seminary
Our Seminary is dedicated to preserve and develop the truth of the Word of God and to provide an education in this truth in all branches of theology. More specifically, the seminary maintains this truth as it has been historically maintained since the time of the great Protestant Reformation, especially the Reformation of John Calvin. These principles and truths of the Calvin Reformation form the heart of all the instruction offered.
ABOUT the PRC and HER SEMINARY
The Protestant Reformed Churches have from the very beginning recognized the need for a theological school in which men could be prepared for the ministry of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The establishment of a separate seminary was closely connected with the reasons for the organization of the Protestant Reformed Churches.
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If your desire is to preach and teach the biblical gospel and to lead and pastor God's people according to His Word, consider being trained in our theological seminary.
Explore our extensive online library catalog, which is ever growing. The seminary library has over 22,000 resources, with a focus on historic Reformed theology, Reformation (and Dutch) church history, biblical studies, and practical theology. But all Christian traditions are represented, as well as teachings outside of historic Christianity.