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Scott Hoezee

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God Counts by Ones

We saw it a few years back.   There was a major refugee crisis.  We knew many thousands were fleeing violence and poverty and trying to come to Europe, often taking treacherous sea crossings in shabby "boats" to do so.   We…
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Encouraging Unity

Recently I returned from leading a seminar for twenty-one pastors at Snow Mountain Ranch in Colorado.  On this particular seminar I was joined in leadership by two colleagues, Peter Jonker and Heidi De Jonge (who also blogs here on The…
Calvin Theological Seminary
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Certainty’s Downside

In addition to writing for The Twelve, I am also blessed with the opportunity to co-host the Groundwork radio program along with my colleague David Bast.   Currently we are getting ready to record a 5-part series to be broadcast later this…
Calvin Theological Seminary
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Say, Was That, Like, A Sermon?

This past Saturday I was pretty busy, participating in the Commencement for Calvin Theological Seminary late-morning and then attending the Calvin College Commencement in the afternoon to celebrate my son's graduation with an English degree.    Those festivities were followed by…
Calvin Theological Seminary
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Show, Don’t Tell

It is sermon grading season for me as the semester ends so unsurprisingly when I started to ponder a topic for today’s blog, all things homiletical came to mind.   I realize that most people who read The Twelve are not…
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